MSCI Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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MSCI -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: March 31, 2020  

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding MSCI is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides MSCI buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding MSCI positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of MSCI available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from MSCI buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see MSCI Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon MSCI has a risk adjusted performance of 0.2526, jensen alpha of 0.422, total risk alpha of 0.3011, sortino ratio of 0.3146 and treynor ratio of (4.99)
Macroaxis provides buy or sell advice on MSCI to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on MSCI. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure MSCI is not overpriced, please verify all MSCI fundamentals including its EBITDA, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Price to Book and Total Debt . Given that MSCI has Price to Earning of 34.18 , we recommend you check MSCI market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself next year given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

MSCI Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

MSCI has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
Over 95.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Payment of 2122 shares by Retelny Gary of MSCI subject to Rule 16b-3

MSCI current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price309.50
Target Mean Price304.50
Recommendation Mean2.50
Target High Price336.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions8
Target Low Price258.00

MSCI Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.43Value At Risk1.96
Potential Upside2.90Standard Deviation1.34
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6.7 M1.7 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares3.9 MB
State Street CorpCommon Shares3.9 M995.7 M
Fiera Capital CorpCommon Shares3.5 M899.5 M
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares2.5 M645.7 M
Polen Capital Management LlcCommon Shares2.1 M545.5 M
American Century Companies IncCommon Shares1.7 M428.6 M

MSCI Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.08
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.26

MSCI Volatility Alert

MSCI has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.26 and kurtosis of -0.23. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate MSCI to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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MSCI Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMSCIPeer Average
Return On Equity2.57 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0013 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.0035 (1.27) 
Operating Margin52.33 (5.51) 
Current Valuation22.71 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding84.7 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders3.13 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions95.40 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted1.21 M4.71 M
Price to Earning34.18 28.72 
Price to Book41.42 9.51 
Price to Sales13.35 11.42 
Revenue1.51 B9.43 B
Gross Profit1.15 B27.38 B
EBITDA791.67 M3.9 B
Net Income593 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents881.15 M2.7 B
Cash per Share10.40 5.01 
Total Debt2.76 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity680.30 48.70 
Current Ratio1.86 2.16 
Book Value Per Share(1.76) 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations431.27 M971.22 M
Short Ratio2.87 4.00 
Earnings Per Share6.98 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth3.09 4.89 
Number of Employees3.4 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization20.2 B19.03 B
Total Asset3.15 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings2.3 B9.33 B
Working Capital565.15 M1.48 B
Current Asset1.06 B9.34 B
   Payment of 2122 shares by Retelny Gary of MSCI subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]