Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.36, from 1.12 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 46 investors sold MSCI shares while 168 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 77.34 million shares or 0.63% more from 76.86 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Capital Fund Management Sa has 0.13% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 100,634 shares. Adage Ptnrs Group Inc Limited Liability reported 108,200 shares. Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0.03% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Liability Com owns 499,044 shares. Asset Mgmt One Limited, Japan-based fund reported 183,722 shares. Morgan Stanley accumulated 1.54 million shares or 0.07% of the stock. Utd Automobile Association invested 0.02% of its portfolio in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). First Tru Advsrs LP accumulated 0.11% or 313,664 shares. Bb&T Llc reported 3,510 shares. Fil Ltd has 0% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Canada Pension Plan Invest Board holds 0% or 9,410 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv reported 0.16% stake. Investec Asset Mgmt North America reported 0.08% stake. Rbf Limited Liability Corp, California-based fund reported 20,000 shares. Mirae Asset Glob Invests Ltd reported 0% stake.
Since February 13, 2019, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $3.33 million activity.
Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd increased its stake in Msci Inc (MSCI) by 61.22% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd bought 44,317 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.00% with the market. The hedge fund held 116,701 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $17.21M, up from 72,384 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in Msci Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.05B market cap company. The stock increased 1.48% or $2.77 during the last trading session, reaching $189.58. About 1.51M shares traded or 122.37% up from the average. MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.20% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.83% the S&P500.
Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd, which manages about $11.07 billion and $1.34B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Jd Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) by 20.65 million shares to 558,400 shares, valued at $11.69M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Arvinas Inc by 625,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 230,308 shares, and cut its stake in Beigene Ltd.
More notable recent MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “MSCI (MSCI) Announces Andrew C. Wiechmann as Interim CFO Following Resignation of CFO Kathleen A. Winters, Effective March 15th – StreetInsider.com” on March 06, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “An Obscure China ETF Finally Gets Some Love (NYSE:CN) – Benzinga” published on March 07, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund ETF (ETF:EEM), iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund ETF (ETF:EWH) – Emerging Markets You Should Be Overweight According To Quantamize’s AI Models – Benzinga” on February 26, 2019. More interesting news about MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “An ETF With Emerging Markets Compensation (NYSE:DEM) – Benzinga” published on March 05, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “A Test For The Thailand ETF (NYSE:THD) – Benzinga” with publication date: March 15, 2019.
MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) Ratings Coverage
Among 7 analysts covering MSCI (NYSE:MSCI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. MSCI had 11 analyst reports since October 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, March 1 by Morgan Stanley. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $209 target in Friday, March 1 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MSCI in report on Friday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) on Monday, January 7 with “Overweight” rating. On Friday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Hold”. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Friday, December 7 report. Morgan Stanley maintained MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) on Tuesday, January 8 with “Equal-Weight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $178 target in Monday, November 5 report. The stock of MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Morgan Stanley maintained MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) on Monday, October 15 with “Equal-Weight” rating.