Mar 15, 2018 is the day MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI) promises dividends of $0.38. Here’s what they have to say.

February 14, 2018 - By Migdalia James

 Mar 15, 2018 is the day MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI) promises dividends of $0.38. Here's what they have to say.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.16, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 22 investors sold MSCI Inc. shares while 102 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 81.35 million shares or 1.88% less from 82.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Gulf Intll Comml Bank (Uk) invested in 29,574 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Virginia-based Chase Invest Counsel Corp has invested 0.54% in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership owns 24,849 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys has invested 0.02% in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Suntrust Banks invested in 5,319 shares or 0% of the stock. King Luther Capital Mgmt holds 0.03% or 25,370 shares. Natl Bank Of America De holds 0.01% of its portfolio in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 710,275 shares. Invesco accumulated 256,745 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 1832 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership has 570 shares. Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon holds 1.11M shares. Driehaus Mngmt Ltd Com holds 10,586 shares. Parametric Portfolio Ltd Co holds 0.09% in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) or 700,056 shares. Pitcairn holds 0.04% or 2,674 shares. Proshare Advisors Ltd has 0.02% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 18,087 shares. Rbf Cap Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.3% or 20,000 shares.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $492,463 activity.

MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI) is expected to pay $0.38 on Mar 15, 2018. The indicated annual dividend is $1.52. Shareholders owning the stock before Feb 15, 2018 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on MSCI Inc’s current price of $140.59, the dividend is 0.27 %. This dividend’s record date is Feb 16, 2018 and the announcement date is Jan 30, 2018. The stock increased 2.22% or $3.06 during the last trading session, reaching $140.59. About 569,113 shares traded or 21.27% up from the average. MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500.

MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides services and products to support the needs of institutional investors throughout their investment processes worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.66 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Index, Analytics, ESG, and Real Estate. It has a 42.47 P/E ratio. The Index segment primarily provides equity indexes for use in various areas of the investment process, including index-linked product creation and performance benchmarking, as well as portfolio construction and rebalancing, and asset allocation.

MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. MSCI Inc. has $141 highest and $59 lowest target. $118.67’s average target is -15.59% below currents $140.59 stock price. MSCI Inc. had 16 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 3 by UBS. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. Morgan Stanley maintained MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) on Friday, November 3 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) rating on Tuesday, November 10. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $79 target. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MSCI in report on Monday, August 7 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, November 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Sell” rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, October 11. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MSCI in report on Wednesday, January 31 with “Equal-Weight” rating. UBS upgraded the shares of MSCI in report on Monday, November 2 to “Buy” rating.

More notable recent MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) news were published by: which released: “BRIEF-‍MSCI ‍Says Two Securities Will Be Added To And One Security Will Be …” on February 12, 2018, also with their article: “MSCI Says South Korea May Harm Stock Market With Tax Plan” published on January 19, 2018, published: “MSCI February Quarterly Index Review Announcement Scheduled for February 12, 2018” on February 05, 2018. More interesting news about MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) were released by: and their article: “MSCI, Here’s Your India Whip on a Plate” published on February 11, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “MSCI Equity Indexes February 2018 Index Review” with publication date: February 12, 2018.

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