NYSE:MSCI - Msci Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$174.17 +0.89 (+0.51 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$173.28
Today's Range$172.90 - $175.08
52-Week Range$110.01 - $176.88
Volume227,300 shs
Average Volume762,617 shs
Market Capitalization$15.38 billion
P/E Ratio43.63
Dividend Yield1.33%
Msci logoMSCI 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.43
Current Ratio2.65
Quick Ratio2.65


Trailing P/E Ratio43.63
Forward P/E Ratio33.24
P/E Growth3.3

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 billion
Price / Sales12.14
Cash Flow$5.0208 per share
Price / Cash34.69
Book Value$4.45 per share
Price / Book39.14


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.98
Net Income$303.97 million
Net Margins27.83%
Return on Equity114.65%
Return on Assets12.93%


Outstanding Shares88,830,000
Market Cap$15.38 billion

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, August 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 16th. This is a positive change from Msci's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. View Msci's Dividend History.

How were Msci's earnings last quarter?

Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The technology company reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.02. The technology company earned $363.05 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $356.01 million. Msci had a return on equity of 114.65% and a net margin of 27.83%. Msci's revenue was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.95 earnings per share. View Msci's Earnings History.

When is Msci's next earnings date?

Msci is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Msci.

What price target have analysts set for MSCI?

8 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Msci's stock. Their forecasts range from $141.00 to $198.00. On average, they anticipate Msci's share price to reach $179.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Msci.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Msci?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Msci in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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’s second-quarter results were impressive as both earnings and revenues jumped on a year-over-year basis driven by strong growth in asset-based fees and recurring subscriptions. The company is benefiting from the growth of equity ETF-related revenues, non-ETF passive revenues, and exchange-traded futures and options products. The company is also gaining from strong traction in client segments, like wealth management, and banks and broker dealers. Moreover, strong demand for ESG product bodes well for the company. Aggressive share buyback is also expected to drive bottom-line growth. Shares have outperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. However, increasing demand for lower fee products from other index providers that are targeting new inflows is a headwind for the company." (8/7/2018)
  • 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?

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?

Media stories about MSCI stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Msci earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 47.24 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Msci.

Who are Msci's major shareholders?

Msci's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (9.81%), BlackRock Inc. (7.33%), Fiera Capital Corp (3.84%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.99%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.95%) and Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.42%). 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 major investors are selling Msci stock?

MSCI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Voya Investment Management LLC, Natixis, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Renaissance Technologies LLC. 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 major investors are buying Msci stock?

MSCI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, American Century Companies Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia and TD Asset Management Inc.. 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 $174.17.

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 212-804-3990 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Msci (NYSE MSCI)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  358 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  636
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Msci and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MSCI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MSCI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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