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MSCI Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.70 (-0.42 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $402.25
50-Day Range
MA: $375.73
52-Week Range
Now: $402.25
Volume225,583 shs
Average Volume588,022 shs
Market Capitalization$33.34 billion
P/E Ratio60.13
Dividend Yield0.77%
MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment decision support tools for the clients to manage their investment processes worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Index, Analytics, ESG, and Real Estate. The Index segment primarily provides equity indexes for use in various areas of the investment process, including index-linked product creation and performance benchmarking, as well as portfolio construction and rebalancing, broker-dealer structured products, and asset allocation. The Analytics segment offers risk management, performance attribution and portfolio management content, applications, and services that provide clients with an integrated view of risk and return, and an analysis of market, credit, liquidity, and counterparty risk across various asset classes, spanning short, medium, and long-term time horizons; and various managed services for clients such as consolidation of client portfolio data from various sources, review and reconciliation of input data and results, and customized reporting consultants and investors in hedge funds. The ESG segment provides products and services that help institutional investors understand how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors impact the long-term risk of their investments; and data and ratings products for use in the construction of equity and fixed income indexes to help institutional investors benchmark ESG investment performance and issue index-based investment products, as well as manage, measure, and report on ESG mandates. The Real Estate segment offers real estate performance analysis for funds, investors, and managers. This segment provides products and services that include research, reporting, market data, and benchmarking; and business intelligence to real estate owners, managers, developers, and brokers. The company serves asset owners and managers, banks, and wealth managers. MSCI Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.00 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.56 billion
Cash Flow$7.56 per share
Book Value($4.66) per share


Net Income$563.65 million


Market Cap$33.34 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
-1.70 (-0.42 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MSCI's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

MSCI's stock was trading at $262.58 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MSCI stock has increased by 53.2% and is now trading at $402.25.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MSCI?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSCI in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than MSCI?

Wall Street analysts have given MSCI a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but MSCI wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is MSCI's next earnings date?

MSCI is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were MSCI's earnings last quarter?

MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The technology company reported $2.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.83 by $0.37. The technology company earned $425.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $424.48 million. MSCI had a negative return on equity of 226.94% and a net margin of 34.28%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.68 EPS.
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How often does MSCI pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSCI?

MSCI declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.78 per share on Monday, November 30th. This represents a $3.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for MSCI?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for MSCI's shares. Their forecasts range from $290.00 to $501.00. On average, they anticipate MSCI's share price to reach $371.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.6%.
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Are investors shorting MSCI?

MSCI saw a decrease in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 737,500 shares, a decrease of 25.6% from the October 15th total of 990,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 475,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of MSCI's key competitors?

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.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Visa (V), PayPal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are MSCI's key executives?

MSCI's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Henry A. Fernandez, Chairman & CEO (Age 62, Pay $2.76M)
  • Mr. C. D. Baer Pettit, Pres & COO (Age 55, Pay $2.37M)
  • Mr. Andrew C. Wiechmann, Chief Strategy Officer & CFO (Age 40, Pay $1.1M)
  • Mr. Scott A. Crum, MD & Chief HR Officer (Age 63, Pay $1.45M)
  • Ms. Linda S. Huber, Exec. Officer (Age 61, Pay $1.41M)
  • Ms. Jennifer H. Mak, Principal Accounting Officer, Global Controller & Head of Fin. Operations (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jigar Thakkar, CTO & Head of Engineering
  • Ms. Sallilyn Schwartz, Head of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Robert J. Gutowski, Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Dr. Peter J. Zangari Ph.D., Global Head of Research & Product Devel. (Age 52)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.19%), State Street Corp (4.34%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.38%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.22%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.91%) and Winslow Capital Management LLC (0.86%). Company insiders that own MSCI stock include Benjamin F Dupont, Cd Baer Pettit, Henry A Fernandez, Laurent Seyer and Scott A Crum.
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Which institutional investors are selling MSCI stock?

MSCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including C WorldWide Group Holding A S, Scge Management L.P., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Durable Capital Partners LP, and Achmea Investment Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold MSCI company stock in the last year include Cd Baer Pettit, and Scott A Crum.
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Which institutional investors are buying MSCI stock?

MSCI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, KADENSA CAPITAL Ltd, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., and Federated Hermes Inc..
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How do I buy shares of MSCI?

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

What is MSCI's stock price today?

One share of MSCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $402.25.

How big of a company is MSCI?

MSCI has a market capitalization of $33.34 billion and generates $1.56 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $563.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.44 on an earnings per share basis. MSCI employs 3,396 workers across the globe.

What is MSCI's official website?

The official website for MSCI is www.msci.com.

How can I contact MSCI?

MSCI's mailing address is 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET 49TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10007. The technology company can be reached via phone at 212-804-3900 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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