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Last $66.96 USD
Change Today -0.58 / -0.86%
Volume 726.5K
MSCI On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
As of 4:03 PM 08/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

msci inc (MSCI) Snapshot

Open
$67.82
Previous Close
$67.54
Day High
$68.17
Day Low
$66.72
52 Week High
07/31/15 - $68.83
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $41.16
Market Cap
7.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
480.3K
EPS TTM
$1.83
Shares Outstanding
109.7M
EX-Date
08/13/15
P/E TM
36.7x
Dividend
$0.88
Dividend Yield
0.81%
Current Stock Chart for MSCI INC (MSCI)

msci inc (MSCI) Details

MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides investment decision support tools worldwide. Its tools include indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and multi-asset class market risk analytics products and services. The company also offers analytical tools, data, and real estate benchmarks, as well as environmental, social, and governance research (ESG) products and services. Its products are used in various investment processes, including portfolio construction and rebalancing, performance benchmarking and attribution, risk management, regulatory and client reporting, index-linked investment product creation, asset allocation, investment research and assessment of social responsibility, assessment of corporate management, environmental stewardship, the effects of climate change, and corporate governance on investments marketed under the MSCI, MSCI ESG Research, IPD, RiskMetrics, Barra, InvestorForce, and FEA brands. MSCI Inc. sells its products and services to asset owners, such as pension funds, endowments, foundations, central banks, family offices, and insurance companies; institutional and retail asset managers, including managers of pension assets, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, real estate, hedge funds, and private wealth; and financial intermediaries comprising banks, broker-dealers, exchanges, custodians, and investment consultants. It has a strategic co-operation agreement with The Nigerian Stock Exchange to develop and market a co-branded family of indexes for the Nigerian equity markets. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

2,779 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/31/15
Founded in 1998

msci inc (MSCI) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.1M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Head of Product Group
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Information Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

msci inc (MSCI) Key Developments

MSCI Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

MSCI Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues of $270,580,000 against $254,226,000 a year ago. Operating income was $98,511,000 against $88,531,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $87,416,000 against $84,083,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $56,017,000 or $0.50 basic and diluted per share against $56,803,000 or $0.48 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Net Income was $56,017,000 or $0.50 basic and diluted per share against $107,660,000 or $0.91 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $118,271,000 against $105,894,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $63,511,000 or $0.56 diluted per share against $64,556,000 or $0.55 diluted per share a year ago. Revenue growth of 6.4% driven by a 5.0% increase in recurring subscription revenues and a 16.0% increase in asset-based fees. The increase in diluted EPS from continuing operations in both periods was driven by lower weighted average diluted shares outstanding as a result of the share repurchase program. Net cash provided by operating activities was $24.0 million compared to $68.8 million in second quarter 2014. Capex was $12.0 million, compared to $11.9 million in second quarter 2014. Income from continuing operations before taxes was up 4% and included the impact of higher interest costs from the issuance of 5 1/4% coupon bond in the fourth quarter of 2014. Adjusted EPS was up 2% to $0.56 per share, benefiting from a 4% decline in the weighted average shares outstanding year-over-year and stronger operating results. For the six months, the company reported operating revenues of $533,349,000 against $493,914,000 a year ago. Operating income was $187,253,000 against $168,036,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before provision for income taxes was $165,076,000 against $157,614,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $105,641,000 or $0.93 diluted per share against $103,949,000 or $0.88 diluted per share a year ago. Net Income was $99,844,000 or $0.88 diluted per share against $188,059,000 or $1.59 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $225,922,000 against $202,497,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $120,615,000 or $1.06 diluted per share against $118,928,000 or $1.01 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $90.7 million compared to $94.1 million a year ago. Capex was $18.3 million, compared to $22.0 million for six months 2014. Net debt as on June 30, 2015 was $345.0 million. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. For the year, the company expects interest expense, including the amortization of financing fees, is expected to be approximately $45 million. Free Cash Flow is expected to be in the range of $245 million to $275 million. Capex, which includes capitalized software developments costs, is now expected to be in the range of $45 million to $55 million, compared to the previously announced range of $55 million to $65 million. The effective tax rate for full-year 2015 is expected to be in the range of 35% to 36%.

MSCI Inc. Declares Cash Dividend for the Third Quarter 2015, Payable on August 31, 2015

On July 29, 2015, the Board of Directors of MSCI Inc. declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share for third quarter 2015, representing an increase of 22% from $0.18 per share from the previous quarter. The third quarter 2015 dividend is payable on August 31, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of trading on August 17, 2015.

MSCI Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 30, 2015

MSCI Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 11:30 AM, GMT Standard Time on Jul 30, 2015

 

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