The stock of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) is a huge mover today! About 1.13M shares traded hands or 81.21% up from the average. Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 20.77% since March 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.45% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $7.58B company. It was reported on Oct, 11 by Barchart.com. We have $74.99 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:MSCI worth $454.80 million less.
Analysts await Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) to report earnings on November, 3. They expect $0.72 earnings per share, up 20.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.6 per share. MSCI’s profit will be $68.41 million for 27.70 P/E if the $0.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual earnings per share reported by Msci Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.49% negative EPS growth.
Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 40% are positive. MSCI Inc. has been the topic of 6 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Market Perform” on Monday, November 2. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Monday, November 2 to “Buy”. The stock of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Northcoast.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investment institutions worldwide. MSCI Inc. products include indices and portfolio analytics for use in managing equity, fixed income and multi-asset class portfolios.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 1.14 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 20 funds sold all Msci Inc shares owned while 104 reduced positions. 39 funds bought stakes while 106 increased positions. They now own 88.87 million shares or 4.45% less from 93.01 million shares in 2016Q1.
Moreover, Tci Wealth Advsr has 0.01% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) for 124 shares. Schroder Inv Mngmt last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Cookson Peirce And Com has 107,815 shares for 1.24% of their US portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn, a California-based fund reported 214,483 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt Inc last reported 0.03% of its portfolio in the stock. Tortoise Inv Mgmt Ltd has invested 0% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Utah Retirement Systems last reported 16,589 shares in the company. The British Columbia – Canada-based British Columbia Investment Mngmt Corporation has invested 0.03% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). American Intll Grp holds 0% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) for 167,604 shares. Tompkins Fin Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 515 shares. Comml Bank Of New York Mellon reported 962,948 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Hartford Invest Mngmt last reported 3,051 shares in the company. Oakbrook Investments Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Chase Investment Counsel Corporation accumulated 0.38% or 11,190 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Management Corporation holds 0.03% or 37,580 shares in its portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since May 2, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $327.63 million net activity. Pettit CD Baer sold $1.53 million worth of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) on Friday, May 20. $17.44 million worth of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) shares were sold by ValueAct Holdings – L.P.. 5,307 shares were sold by duPont Benjamin F, worth $475,560. Napolitano Richard J sold $281,775 worth of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) on Wednesday, May 18.
More recent Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Worst Performing Industries For October 11, 2016” on October 11, 2016. Also Equitiesfocus.com published the news titled: “PEG Ratio Of MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI) At 1.810” on October 11, 2016. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “MSCI Enters Oversold Territory” with publication date: October 11, 2016 was also an interesting one.
MSCI Company Profile
MSCI Inc. (MSCI), incorporated on July 2, 1998, together with its subsidiaries, offers content, applications and services to support the needs of institutional investors throughout their investment processes. The Company’s operating segment includes Index, Analytics and All Other segment. All Other segment comprises ESG and Real Estate divisions. The ESG operating segment offers products institutional investors use for assessing risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social and governance issues. ESG tools are used to evaluate both individual securities and investment portfolios. The Real Estate operating segment is a well-known provider of real estate performance analysis for funds, investors, managers, lenders and occupiers.
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