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, Hong Kong, London and in 22 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
7 World Trade Center 250 Greenwich St

MSCI Data and Metrics

MSCI Financial Metrics

MSCI's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

260.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

126 m

Market capitalization (06-Jun-2017)

9.4 b

Closing share price (06-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

791.8 m
MSCI's current market capitalization is $9.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1 b996.7 m1.1 b1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

64.8 m63.8 m

Gross profit

707.4 m688.1 m1 b1.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

335.9 m350.9 m403.4 m166.8 m


371.5 m337.2 m403.9 m126 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

22.9 m29 m

Interest income

492 k901 k

Income tax expense

25.4 m28.8 m

Net Income

222.6 m284.1 m223.6 m260.9 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


777.7 m791.8 m

Accounts Receivable

208.2 m221.5 m

Current Assets

1.1 b1.1 b


1.6 b1.6 b

Total Assets

3.1 b3.1 b

Accounts Payable

2.5 m568 k

Current Liabilities

498.1 m536.6 m

Common Stock

1.3 m1.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.2 b1.2 b

Retained Earnings

1.2 b1.3 b

Total Equity

901.5 m317.6 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

222.6 m284.1 m223.6 m260.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.8 m11.5 m

Accounts Receivable

169 m179 m(31 m)(18 m)

Accounts Payable

1.2 m2.8 m(298 k)(1.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

175.1 m150.4 m306 m434.7 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 m89.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

129.5 m97.8 m

Free Cash Flow

346.6 m467 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

9.7 x

MSCI Market Value History

MSCI Job Categories

MSCI Median Salaries

Source: 155 public H-1B filings from MSCI

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