MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. We have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with our clients. Our broad product line supports clients’ needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office. We have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies.Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research. We serve 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking.
New York, US
Size (employees)
2,862 (est)+4%
MSCI is headquartered in New York, US

MSCI Office Locations

MSCI has offices in New York, Boston, London, Berkeley and in 22 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
7 World Trade Center 250 Greenwich St

MSCI Metrics

MSCI Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.2 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$1.1 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$260.9 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$9.1 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$791.8 m
MSCI's current market capitalization is $9.1 b.
MSCI's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1 b$996.7 m$1.1 b$1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$64.8 m$63.8 m

Gross profit

$707.4 m$688.1 m$1 b$1.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$335.9 m$350.9 m$403.4 m$166.8 m


$371.5 m$337.2 m$403.9 m$126 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$22.9 m$29 m

Interest income

$492 k$901 k

Income tax expense

$25.4 m$28.8 m

Net Income

$222.6 m$284.1 m$223.6 m$260.9 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$777.7 m$791.8 m

Accounts Receivable

$208.2 m$221.5 m


Current Assets

$1.1 b$1.1 b


$1.6 b$1.6 b

Total Assets

$3.1 b$3.1 b

Accounts Payable

$2.5 m$568 k

Current Liabilities

$498.1 m$536.6 m

Common Stock

$1.3 m$1.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$1.2 b$1.2 b

Retained Earnings

$1.2 b$1.3 b

Total Equity

$901.5 m$317.6 m

Financial Leverage

3.5 x9.7 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$222.6 m$284.1 m$223.6 m$260.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$11.8 m$11.5 m

Accounts Receivable

$169 m$179 m($31 m)($18 m)


Accounts Payable

$1.2 m$2.8 m($298 k)($1.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$175.1 m$150.4 m$306 m$434.7 m

Capital Expenditures

($40.7 m)($32.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($48.9 m)($42 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($810 m)($810 m)

Dividends Paid

($87.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$19.9 m($365.3 m)

Interest Paid

$42.1 m$89.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

$129.5 m$97.8 m

Free Cash Flow

$346.6 m$467 m

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MSCI Median Salaries

Source: 155 public H-1B filings from MSCI

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