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What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
NYSE:MSCI

MSCI - MSCI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$496.18
-0.58 (-0.12%)
(As of 08/5/2022 08:49 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$488.20
$496.59
50-Day Range
$385.76
$496.76
52-Week Range
$376.41
$679.85
Volume
262,200 shs
Average Volume
587,791 shs
Market Capitalization
$39.94 billion
P/E Ratio
51.05
Dividend Yield
0.84%
Price Target
$509.25

MSCI MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.6% Upside
$509.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.59mentions of MSCI in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.06%
From $11.38 to $12.98 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.60 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

162nd out of 832 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

26th out of 136 stocks

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About MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Stock

MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment decision support tools for the clients to manage their investment processes worldwide. It operates through four segments: Index, Analytics, ESG and Climate, and All Other - Private Assets. The Index segment provides indexes for use in various areas of the investment process, including indexed product creation, such as ETFs, mutual funds, annuities, futures, options, structured products, over-the-counter derivatives; performance benchmarking; portfolio construction and rebalancing; and asset allocation, as well as licenses GICS and GICS Direct. The Analytics segment offers risk management, performance attribution and portfolio management content, application, and service that provides an integrated view of risk and return, and an analysis of market, credit, liquidity, and counterparty risk across asset classes; managed services, including consolidation of client portfolio data from various sources, review and reconciliation of input data and results, and customized reporting; and HedgePlatform to measure, evaluate, and monitor the risk of hedge fund investments. The ESG and Climate segment provides products and services that help institutional investors understand how ESG factors impact the long-term risk and return of their portfolio and individual security-level investments; and data, ratings, research, and tools to help investors navigate increasing regulation. The All Other - Private Assets segment includes real estate market and transaction data, benchmarks, return-analytics, climate assessments and market insights for funds, investors, and managers; business intelligence to real estate owners, managers, developers, and brokers; and offers investment decision support tools for private capital. It serves asset owners and managers, financial intermediaries, wealth managers, real estate professionals, and corporates. MSCI Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several analysts recently commented on the stock. Redburn Partners started coverage on shares of MSCI in a report on Tuesday, May 17th. They set a "buy" rating for the company. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their target price on MSCI from $533.00 to $477.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. UBS Group lifted their price target on MSCI from $514.00 to $546.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price objective on shares of MSCI from $600.00 to $520.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Oppenheimer increased their target price on shares of MSCI to $507.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, MSCI has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $509.25.

MSCI Stock Down 0.1 %

MSCI Stock traded down $0.58 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $496.18. 262,256 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 504,560. The business has a 50-day moving average of $431.44 and a two-hundred day moving average of $464.61. The firm has a market capitalization of $39.94 billion, a PE ratio of 51.05 and a beta of 1.09. MSCI has a 52 week low of $376.41 and a 52 week high of $679.85.

MSCI (NYSE:MSCI - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The technology company reported $2.78 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.71 by $0.07. MSCI had a negative return on equity of 151.89% and a net margin of 36.85%. The company had revenue of $551.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $560.24 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.45 EPS. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that MSCI will post 11.38 EPS for the current fiscal year.

MSCI Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a $1.25 dividend. This represents a $5.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. This is a positive change from MSCI's previous quarterly dividend of $1.04. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 11th. MSCI's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 42.80%.

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MSCI Stock News Headlines

Analyzing MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) & Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV)
UBS Group Boosts MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Price Target to $546.00
MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Raymond James
MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $1.25
MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) PT Raised to $507.00
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MSCI Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
5/12/2022
Dividend Payable
5/31/2022
Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/11/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Specialized Finance
CUSIP
55354G10
Employees
4,303
Year Founded
1969

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$509.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$553.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$470.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+2.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$725.98 million
Pretax Margin
43.85%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.04 billion
Cash Flow
$11.76 per share
Book Value
($12.75) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
78,072,000
Market Cap
$39.94 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.09

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MSCI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MSCI stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSCI in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" MSCI stock.
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What is MSCI's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for MSCI's stock. Their MSCI stock forecasts range from $470.00 to $553.00. On average, they predict MSCI's share price to reach $509.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has MSCI's stock performed in 2022?

MSCI's stock was trading at $612.69 at the start of the year. Since then, MSCI stock has decreased by 19.0% and is now trading at $496.18.
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When is MSCI's next earnings date?

MSCI is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were MSCI's earnings last quarter?

MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The technology company reported $2.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.71 by $0.07. The technology company had revenue of $551.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $560.24 million. MSCI had a net margin of 36.85% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 151.89%. MSCI's revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.45 earnings per share.

How often does MSCI pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSCI?

MSCI declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $1.25 per share on Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $5.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. This is an increase from MSCI's previous quarterly dividend of $1.04.
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Is MSCI a good dividend stock?

MSCI(NYSE:MSCI) pays an annual dividend of $4.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.84%. MSCI has been increasing its dividend for 8 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of MSCI is 42.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MSCI will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.05% next year. This indicates that MSCI will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Henry A. Fernandez's approval rating as MSCI's CEO?

422 employees have rated MSCI CEO Henry A. Fernandez on Glassdoor.com. Henry A. Fernandez has an approval rating of 94% among MSCI's employees. This puts Henry A. Fernandez in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of MSCI own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MSCI investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Salesforce (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Visa (V), PayPal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

What is MSCI's stock symbol?

MSCI trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MSCI."

Who are MSCI's major shareholders?

MSCI's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Brown Advisory Inc. (1.08%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.34%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.28%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.26%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.21%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.19%). Company insiders that own MSCI stock include Benjamin F Dupont, Cd Baer Pettit, Henry A Fernandez, Jennifer H Mak, Laurent Seyer, Robert J Gutowski and Scott A Crum.
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How do I buy shares of MSCI?

Shares of MSCI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is MSCI's stock price today?

One share of MSCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $496.18.

How much money does MSCI make?

MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) has a market capitalization of $39.94 billion and generates $2.04 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $725.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MSCI have?

MSCI employs 4,303 workers across the globe.

When was MSCI founded?

MSCI was founded in 1969.

How can I contact MSCI?

MSCI's mailing address is 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET 49TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10007. The official website for MSCI is www.msci.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (212) 804-3900, via email at investor.relations@msci.com, or via fax at 212-981-7401.

This page (NYSE:MSCI) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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