Is Barclays Positive On Shares of MSCI (NYSE:MSCI)?

July 18, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 Is Barclays Positive On Shares of MSCI (NYSE:MSCI)?

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.50, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 33 investors sold Msci Inc shares while 134 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 86.18 million shares or 1.52% less from 87.52 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Kbc Nv holds 145,019 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Cipher Limited Partnership holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) for 15,640 shares. Moreover, Earnest Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) for 23 shares. Westfield Capital L P holds 0.47% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) or 680,994 shares. Darsana Capital Prtnrs Limited Partnership has 2.10M shares. The Pennsylvania-based Brandywine Glob Mngmt Lc has invested 0% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). 69,921 are held by Comerica State Bank. 487 are owned by Finance Architects. Fred Alger Mngmt accumulated 23,170 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Limited reported 0.02% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Catalyst Advsrs Ltd has invested 0.02% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). 39,000 are owned by Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands. Moreover, Riverhead Mgmt Limited Com has 0.01% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Deutsche Natl Bank Ag invested in 405,994 shares. Bamco, New York-based fund reported 2.36 million shares.

Since February 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $2.38 million activity. Tidd Diana H. sold 3,700 shares worth $347,615. On Monday, June 5 the insider Pettit CD Baer sold $216,570. Vallee Rodolphe M also sold $1.02M worth of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) on Monday, February 13.

Why Has Barclays Given MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) a $110 Price Target

Barclays analyst initiated coverage on MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) with a $110 price target and “Equal-Weight” rating. The price target gives a potential upside of 2.82 % from firm’s current price.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.50, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 33 investors sold Msci Inc shares while 134 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 86.18 million shares or 1.52% less from 87.52 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Kbc Nv holds 145,019 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Cipher Limited Partnership holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) for 15,640 shares. Moreover, Earnest Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) for 23 shares. Westfield Capital L P holds 0.47% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) or 680,994 shares. Darsana Capital Prtnrs Limited Partnership has 2.10M shares. The Pennsylvania-based Brandywine Glob Mngmt Lc has invested 0% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). 69,921 are held by Comerica State Bank. 487 are owned by Finance Architects. Fred Alger Mngmt accumulated 23,170 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Limited reported 0.02% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Catalyst Advsrs Ltd has invested 0.02% in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). 39,000 are owned by Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands. Moreover, Riverhead Mgmt Limited Com has 0.01% invested in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). Deutsche Natl Bank Ag invested in 405,994 shares. Bamco, New York-based fund reported 2.36 million shares.

Since February 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $2.38 million activity. Tidd Diana H. sold 3,700 shares worth $347,615. On Monday, June 5 the insider Pettit CD Baer sold $216,570. Vallee Rodolphe M also sold $1.02M worth of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) on Monday, February 13.

Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. MSCI Inc. has $110 highest and $59 lowest target. $82.50’s average target is -22.88% below currents $106.98 stock price. MSCI Inc. had 8 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Northcoast. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated it with “Buy” rating and $79 target in Tuesday, November 10 report. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Tuesday, October 11 to “Sell”. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Monday, November 2. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, November 2.

It closed at $106.98 lastly. It is down 31.33% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500.

MSCI Inc. offers products and services to support the needs of institutional investors throughout their investment processes. The company has market cap of $9.64 billion. The Company’s divisions include Index, Analytics and All Other segment. It has a 36.91 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: Bloomberg.com which released: “It’s Decision Time for MSCI as Global Rally Bypasses China” on June 19, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: “Lack of voting rights may keep Snap, others from MSCI indexes” published on July 17, 2017, Bloomberg.com published: “China Gets in the MSCI. Now Comes the Hard Part.” on June 22, 2017. More interesting news about Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Fox Run Management, Llc Buys MSCI Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc, Brooks …” published on July 10, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com‘s news article titled: “MSCI’s Biggest Emerging Hopeful Falters as Saudi Earnings Stall” with publication date: July 18, 2017.

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