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logoMorningstarJanuary 27, 2022

MSCI Inc.: MSCI Firing on All Cylinders but Shares Still Pricey

Symbols
MSCI
Sector(s)
Financial Services
Rating
Current Price
$417.72
Fair Value
Economic Moat
Stewardship
Summary

MSCI describes its mission as enabling investors to build better portfolios for a better world. MSCI’s largest and most profitable segment is its index segment, where it provides benchmarking to asset managers and asset owners. In addition, it boasts over $1 trillion in ETF assets linked to MSCI indexes. The MSCI analytics segment provides portfolio management and risk management analytics software to asset managers and asset owners. MSCI’s all other segment, which constitutes about 10% of revenue, was broken out into ESG and climate and private assets segments in 2021. In ESG and climate, MSCI provides ESG data to the investment industry. In the private assets side, MSCI provides real restate reporting, market data, benchmarking, and analytics to investors and real estate managers.

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Analyst Profile

Rajiv Bhatia

Equity Analyst
Rajiv Bhatia is an equity analyst on the financials team for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. His areas of focus include custody banks, credit bureaus, and life insurers.Before joining Morningstar in 2019, Bhatia spent four years analyzing financial technology stocks for clients at Raymond James.Bhatia holds a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics and economics from Northwestern University as well as a master's degree in finance from Washington University in Saint Louis. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.