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Last close prices updated as of Feb 03, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 567.43
  • Sector Financial Services
  • Industry Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 556.05  –  569.45
  • Year Range 376.41  –  564.27
  • Market Cap 45.3707 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 494,203.0 /  425,249.9
  • Price / Sales 20.49
  • Price / Book 39.09
  • Forward Div Yield 0.97%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.05%

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Pricing, Solid New Sales, Equity Market Rebound, and Expense Discipline Boost MSCI's Profits

Rajiv Bhatia Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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MSCI finished 2022 on a high note. Fourth-quarter revenue grew 7% organically to $576 million, edging out the FactSet consensus of $569 million. MSCI was disciplined on expenses, which led to adjusted EBITDA of $339 million and adjusted EPS of $2.84, beating the consensus estimates of $335 million and $2.76, respectively. If there was one quibble in the quarter, it was that MSCI’s retention was a bit soft, but we view this as more of a blip and note that gross sales were strong. As we update our model, we are increasing our fair value estimate to $412 per share from $370 primarily to reflect the effect of the market rebound in the fourth quarter and January 2023 on the firm’s asset-based fees.

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Business Description

MSCI describes its mission as enabling investors to build better portfolios for a better world. MSCI’s largest and most profitable segment is its index segment, where it provides benchmarking to asset managers and asset owners. In addition, it boasts over $1 trillion in ETF assets linked to MSCI indexes. The MSCI analytics segment provides portfolio management and risk management analytics software to asset managers and asset owners. MSCI’s all other segment was broken out into ESG and climate and private assets segments in 2021. In ESG and climate, MSCI provides ESG data to the investment industry. In private assets, MSCI provides real restate reporting, market data, benchmarking, and analytics to investors and real estate managers.

250 Greenwich Street, 49th Floor, 7 World Trade Center
New York, NY, 10007
Industry Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
Employees 4,767

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FAQs for MSCI Inc Stock

Yes. MSCI has a forward dividend yield of 0.97%. See MSCI’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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MSCI’s market cap is 45.37 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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MSCI’s stock style is Large Growth.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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MSCI’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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