MSCI is a provider of decision support tools and services for the global investment community. The company's segments are: Index, in which Clients use the company's indexes in various areas of the investment process, including index-linked product creation; Analytics, which provides risk management, performance attribution and portfolio management content, applications and services; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), which helps institutional investors understand how ESG considerations can impact the long-term risk and reward of their portfolio and individual security-level investments; and Real Estate, which includes research, reporting, market data and benchmarking offerings.
  • TickerMSCI
  • ISINUS55354G1004
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorFinancial Services
  • CountryUnited States

MSCI Inc: 1 director

A director at MSCI Inc sold 2,500 shares at 463.855USD and the significance rating of the trade was 67/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of board membe...

An unfavourable environment weighs on MSCI, which sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative

The independent financial analyst theScreener just requalified the general evaluation of MSCI (US), active in the Publishing industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 1 out of 4 stars and its market behaviour is seen as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the unfavourable environment weighs on the sector and penalises the company, which sees a downgrade to its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date May 25, 2021, the closing price was USD 464.61 and its target price was estimated at USD 389.84.

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LPLA has significantly transformed their business returns, but the market is expecting the company to give operational improvements back. The market is expecting UAFRS-based (Uniform) ROA (ROA') to fade from 30% in 2019 to 20% in 2024, with Uniform Asset growth slowing to a modest 5% a year going forward. The market does not think the company's improvement in Uniform ROA from 15%-20% levels historically to towards 30%+ is sustainable, and is expecting the company to see its operating leverage reverse. The market does not appear to recognize that as LPLA has gained scale in both its legacy ...

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MSCI - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2021 01 06

MSCI Inc. (MSCI:USA) currently trades at a historical high relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with a 46.4x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bullish expectations for the firm, but management may have concerns about the ESG business, indices growth, and their partnerships Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to monetize ESG data, maintain their competitive advantages in ESG, and drive growth. Moreover, they may be concerned about their MSCI ESG ratings on Bloomberg terminals and their ability to make acquisitions. In addition, they may lack confiden...

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MSCI Inc: 1 director

A director at MSCI Inc sold 2,500 shares at 463.855USD and the significance rating of the trade was 67/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of board membe...

Valens Research

Valens Equity Insights and Inflections - 2021 01 12

LPLA has significantly transformed their business returns, but the market is expecting the company to give operational improvements back. The market is expecting UAFRS-based (Uniform) ROA (ROA') to fade from 30% in 2019 to 20% in 2024, with Uniform Asset growth slowing to a modest 5% a year going forward. The market does not think the company's improvement in Uniform ROA from 15%-20% levels historically to towards 30%+ is sustainable, and is expecting the company to see its operating leverage reverse. The market does not appear to recognize that as LPLA has gained scale in both its legacy ...

Valens Research

MSCI - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2021 01 06

MSCI Inc. (MSCI:USA) currently trades at a historical high relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with a 46.4x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bullish expectations for the firm, but management may have concerns about the ESG business, indices growth, and their partnerships Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to monetize ESG data, maintain their competitive advantages in ESG, and drive growth. Moreover, they may be concerned about their MSCI ESG ratings on Bloomberg terminals and their ability to make acquisitions. In addition, they may lack confiden...

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Valens Equity Insights and Inflections - 2020 09 29

MO currently trades below historical averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with an 11.7x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market is pricing in expectations for Uniform ROA to decline from 211% in 2019 to 175% in 2024, accompanied by 6% Uniform asset shrinkage going forward. However, analysts have bullish expectations, projecting Uniform ROA to improve to 239% by 2021, accompanied by 2% Uniform asset shrinkage. Furthermore, management is confident about their on! brand, Operating Companies Income (OCI) growth, and Anheuser-Busch InBev's (ABI) performance. Current valuations appe...

An unfavourable environment weighs on MSCI, which sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative

The independent financial analyst theScreener just requalified the general evaluation of MSCI (US), active in the Publishing industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 1 out of 4 stars and its market behaviour is seen as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the unfavourable environment weighs on the sector and penalises the company, which sees a downgrade to its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date May 25, 2021, the closing price was USD 464.61 and its target price was estimated at USD 389.84.

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Ford Equity Research covers more than 4,000 stocks using a proprietary quantitative model that evaluates a company’s earnings strength, its relative valuation and recent price movement. Ford’s five recommendation ratings include strong buy, buy, hold, sell, strong sell. For all stocks in our coverage universe, ratings are generated each week and reflect the fundamental and price data as of the last trading day of the week.

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