Analysts See $0.96 EPS for Msci Inc (MSCI)

October 13, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 Analysts See $0.96 EPS for Msci Inc (MSCI)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.30, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 31 investors sold Msci Inc shares while 102 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 82.91 million shares or 1.52% less from 84.19 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Clinton reported 6,401 shares. 187,730 are owned by Int Grp. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership owns 25,838 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Amp Capital Invsts Ltd holds 121,283 shares. Quantbot Technologies Limited Partnership reported 9,830 shares stake. United Capital Advisers Limited Com invested 0.03% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). First Quadrant L P Ca accumulated 185,178 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt accumulated 0% or 16,952 shares. Schroder Investment Management Grp Inc has 0% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement accumulated 139,334 shares. Shelton Mgmt invested in 0.05% or 7,112 shares. Retirement Of Alabama holds 0.11% or 203,226 shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Advisors Llc holds 44,231 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 23,600 shares.

Since May 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $423,974 activity. $207,404 worth of stock was sold by Pettit CD Baer on Monday, May 8.

Investors wait Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) to report on October, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.96 EPS, up $0.19 or 24.68 % from last year’s $0.77 same quarter earnings. This translates into $86.82M profit for MSCI giving the stock a 31.96 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.96 EPS is accurate. Msci Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 1.05 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.95 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.70% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $122.73. About 261,698 shares traded. Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500.

Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. MSCI Inc. had 10 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 2 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, August 7 with “Equal-Weight”. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated it with “Buy” rating and $79 target in Tuesday, November 10 report. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Market Perform” on Monday, November 2. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 4 report. Northcoast downgraded the shares of MSCI in report on Monday, August 31 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, October 11 by Evercore.

MSCI Inc. offers products and services to support the needs of institutional investors throughout their investment processes. The company has market cap of $11.10 billion. The Company’s divisions include Index, Analytics and All Other segment. It has a 39.67 P/E ratio. All Other segment comprises environmental, social and governance and Real Estate divisions.

More notable recent Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “MSCI Launches New Factor ESG Target Indexes” on September 28, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Bailard, Inc. Buys iShares MSCI EAFE, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term …” published on October 12, 2017, Wsj.com published: “A Warning Shot on Equifax: Index Provider Flagged Security Issues Last Year” on October 06, 2017. More interesting news about Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Plancorp, LLC Buys iShares MSCI EAFE Value, Enterprise Financial Services Corp …” published on October 12, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF Experiences Big Outflow” with publication date: October 12, 2017.

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