Morningstar Nominates Darren Gee, Hunter Harrison, and John Martin for 2013 CEO of the Year Award

 Morningstar Nominates Darren Gee, Hunter Harrison, and John Martin for 2013
                            CEO of the Year Award

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2013

CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a
leading provider of independent investment research, today announced its 2013
CEO of the Year award nominees at its Management Behind the Moat Conference in
Chicago. Morningstar annually recognizes a chief executive who exhibits
exemplary corporate stewardship, demonstrates independent thinking, creates
lasting value for shareholders, and has put his or her stamp on an industry.

The three nominees for this year's award are:

  oDarren Gee, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.
  oHunter Harrison, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
  oJohn Martin, Gilead Sciences Inc.

"Each year, we identify chief executives who have worked to contribute to
their company's economic moat and invest in areas of the business likely to
produce the greatest return over time for shareholders. We also look closely
at capital allocation decisions and results that make a chief executive worthy
of recognition for this particular calendar year," Heather Brilliant, head of
equity and credit research for Morningstar, said. "This year's nominees
represent the energy, industrials, and healthcare sectors. In addition to
being veterans of their industries, they have executed strategies to drive
profitability, increase their firms' competitive advantages, and generate
long-term value."

Morningstar will announce its 2013 CEO of the Year award winner in January
2014. For Morningstar's article about the nominees, visit For the complete list of
past winners, visit

Morningstar introduced its CEO of the Year award in January 2000. Winners are
chosen by senior members of Morningstar's equity analyst team based on their
in-depth independent research. The company references above should not be
considered a solicitation by Morningstar to purchase shares of those

About Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in
North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive
line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors,
asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar
provides data on approximately 437,000 investment offerings, including stocks,
mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on
more than 10 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and
precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.
Morningstar also offers investment management services through its registered
investment advisor subsidiaries and has approximately $176 billion in assets
under advisement and management as of Sept. 30, 2013. The company has
operations in 27 countries.

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