Morningstar

Morningstar, Inc. is a provider of independent investment research. The Company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar provides data on investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. The Company also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Chicago, US
Founded
1984
Size (employees)
4,675 (est)+2%
Morningstar was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People/Management at Morningstar

Jason Dubinsky

Jason Dubinsky

Chief Financial Officer
Kunal Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor

President
Haywood Kelly

Haywood Kelly

Head of Global Research
Thomas Idzorek

Thomas Idzorek

President - Morningstar Investment Management
Bevin Desmond

Bevin Desmond

Head of Global Information Products and Service

Morningstar Office Locations

Morningstar has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
22 West Washington Street

Morningstar Financials and Metrics

Morningstar Financials

Morningstar's revenue was reported to be $209.5 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

209.5 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

112.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

54%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

18 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

28.4 m

Market capitalization (20-Oct-2017)

3.7 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

265.8 m
Morningstar's current market capitalization is $3.7 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

760.1 m788.8 m798.6 m

Revenue growth, %

9%4%1%

Cost of goods sold

318.6 m330.1 m344.3 m

Gross profit

441.4 m458.7 m454.3 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

189.4 m193.1 m189.8 m202.1 m195.3 m192.1 m198.2 m196.1 m209.5 m

Cost of goods sold

81.4 m80.1 m78.7 m83.2 m83.4 m85.3 m86.1 m84.9 m97 m

Gross profit

108 m113 m111.1 m118.9 m111.9 m106.8 m112.1 m111.2 m112.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

57%58%59%59%57%56%57%57%54%
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

185.2 m207.1 m259.1 m

Accounts Receivable

136.7 m139.3 m145.8 m

Current Assets

399.8 m409.9 m472 m

PP&E

117.6 m134.5 m152.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

176.3 m189.3 m204.6 m225.6 m223.7 m185.2 m202.4 m219.4 m265.8 m

Current Assets

402.6 m388.3 m418.5 m435.4 m420.1 m400.4 m409 m413.1 m486.1 m

Goodwill

388.8 m379 m359.8 m364.2 m359.9 m367.9 m371.5 m370.7 m558.3 m

Total Assets

1.1 b1 b1 b1 b1 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

78.3 m132.8 m161 m

Depreciation and Amortization

70.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

136.6 m241.5 m213.7 m

Capital Expenditures

(58.3 m)(57.3 m)(62.8 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(9.8 m)30.2 m29.8 m32.2 m33.5 m28.7 m31.8 m30.2 m18 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.4 m14.6 m15.1 m16.3 m16.4 m16.6 m17.3 m18.1 m21.5 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

45.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Morningstar Operating Metrics

Morningstar's Assets Under Management was reported to be $212.5 b in Q2, 2017
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Countries

2727272727272727272727

Asset Management Firms Served

1.7 k1.3 k1.4 k

Retirement Plan Providers Served

242827

Individual Investors Served

9.9 m10.1 m10.9 m
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Morningstar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
PitchBook DataOctober 14, 2016$180 m
HelloWalletMay 29, 2014$5.3 m

Morningstar Market Value History

Morningstar Revenue Breakdown

Morningstar Median Salaries

Source: 100 public H-1B filings from Morningstar

Traffic Overview of Morningstar

Morningstar Online and Social Media Presence

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