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, 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 to address the needs of various specialized areas of the investment community by providing a reporting service and performance reporting tools to institutional 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, managers, and lenders. This segment provides products and services that include research, reporting, and benchmarking; and business intelligence to real estate owners, managers, developers, and brokers. MSCI Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio43.07
Forward P/E Ratio32.25
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.27 billion
Price / Sales11.99
Cash Flow$4.9561 per share
Price / Cash34.62
Book Value$4.45 per share
Price / Book38.56
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.98
Net Income$303.97 million
Return on Equity109.18%
Return on Assets12.64%
Msci (NYSE:MSCI) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Msci's stock symbol?
Msci trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MSCI."
How often does Msci pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Msci?
Msci declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 4th. Investors of record on Friday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Thursday, May 31st. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 17th. View Msci's Dividend History.
How were Msci's earnings last quarter?
Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The technology company reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.05. The technology company earned $351.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $349.01 million. Msci had a net margin of 26.14% and a return on equity of 109.18%. The firm's revenue was up 16.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.88 EPS. View Msci's Earnings History.
When is Msci's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for MSCI?
5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Msci's shares. Their forecasts range from $141.00 to $187.00. On average, they anticipate Msci's share price to reach $160.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Msci.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Msci stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Msci stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "MSCI Inc. is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. They have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with their clients. Their broad product line supports clients' needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office. They have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies. " (5/9/2018)
- 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "1Q18 revenues above expectations. 1Q18 revenue was $351.3 mn, up 16.6% y/y (+16.0% in constant currency), vs. the FactSet consensus of $349.0 mn. Growth was driven by continued strength in the Index product line, aided by all time highs in global ETF AuM. 1Q18 adjusted EPS was $1.31, above our estimate of $1.25 and the consensus of $1.26. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 53.1%, from 1Q17’s 50.0%, vs. our est." (5/3/2018)
Who are some of Msci's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Msci include eBay (EBAY), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Total System Services (TSS), Worldpay (WP), CoStar Group (CSGP), Akamai Technologies (AKAM), Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR), Mercadolibre (MELI), Alliance Data Systems (ADS) and Zillow Group Inc Class C (Z).
Who are Msci's key executives?
Msci's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Henry A. Fernandez, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
- Mr. C. D. Baer Pettit, Pres (Age 53)
- Ms. Kathleen A. Winters, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50)
- Mr. Laurent Seyer, COO & Chief Client Officer (Age 54)
- Mr. Scott A. Crum, MD & Chief HR Officer (Age 61)
Has Msci been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about MSCI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Msci earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.03 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Msci's major shareholders?
Msci's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include VANGUARD GROUP INC (10.92%), BlackRock Inc. (10.50%), Fiera Capital Corp (3.81%), Bamco Inc. NY (2.50%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.52%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.15%). Company insiders that own Msci stock include Benjamin F Dupont, Cd Baer Pettit, Diana H Tidd, Holdings LP Valueact, Patrick Tierney, Richard J Napolitano, Rodolphe M Vallee, Scott A Crum and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Msci.
Which institutional investors are selling Msci stock?
MSCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Millennium Management LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Fiera Capital Corp, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, American Century Companies Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold Msci company stock in the last year include Cd Baer Pettit and Richard J Napolitano. View Insider Buying and Selling for Msci.
Which institutional investors are buying Msci stock?
MSCI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, Barometer Capital Management Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado. View Insider Buying and Selling for Msci.
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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Msci's stock price today?
One share of MSCI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $171.58.
How big of a company is Msci?
Msci has a market capitalization of $15.38 billion and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $303.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.98 on an earnings per share basis. Msci employs 3,038 workers across the globe.
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]
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