MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. The Company offers a range of products and services — including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. MSCI analytical tools and content help clients measure and manage risk across all major asset classes. The Company's computational and reporting platform can process large multi-asset class portfolios on an intra-day basis. MSCI offesr clients the flexibility to tailor its products and services and integrate them into their own workflows.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
2,897 (est)+2%
MSCI was founded in 1969 and 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
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MSCI Data and Metrics

MSCI Financial Metrics

MSCI's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016

Net income (Q1, 2017)

73 m

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

10.1 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

791.8 m


11.4 b
MSCI's current market capitalization is $10.1 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, %


R&D expense

19 m

General and administrative expense

21.5 m

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
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

99.8 m164.2 m60.4 m127.3 m192.6 m73 m
USDFY, 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

Total Debt

2.1 b

Current Liabilities

498.1 m536.6 m

Total Liabilities

2.8 b

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

Debt to Equity Ratio

6.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.7 x

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)(18.5 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 m402.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

99.8 m164.2 m60.4 m127.3 m192.6 m73 m

Accounts Receivable

213.4 m191.8 m184.8 m(36.2 m)(30.5 m)(51.7 m)(40.4 m)(31 m)(40.6 m)

Accounts Payable

1.9 m1.7 m1.1 m(669 k)(1 m)(1 m)(790 k)(1.3 m)561 k

Cash From Operating Activities

90.7 m224.7 m33 m150.1 m297 m37 m

Capital Expenditures

(15.6 m)(24.5 m)(3.1 m)(13.3 m)(24.1 m)(7.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(18.3 m)(30.5 m)(5.5 m)(18.4 m)(31.5 m)(9.6 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(10.1 m)(15.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(123.4 m)296 m(362.3 m)(501.7 m)(65.3 m)(125.2 m)

Interest Paid

20.7 m20.9 m23.5 m44.7 m67.9 m34.9 m

Income Taxes Paid

78.3 m92.5 m11.2 m72.3 m69.5 m13.3 m

Free Cash Flow

75.2 m200.1 m29.9 m136.8 m272.9 m29.7 m
Y, 2017


308 x


384 x

MSCI Market Value History

MSCI Job Categories

MSCI Median Salaries

Source: 155 public H-1B filings from MSCI

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MSCI Online and Social Media Presence

MSCI News and Updates

MSCI denies receiving £9bn takeover offer from S&P Global

Market index compiler MSCI has insisted it has not received a takeover offer from financial data giant S&P Global. The company’s response came after media reports suggested the firm behind the Dow Jones Industrial Average index and the S&P 500 index is plotting a $11bn (£9bn) bid for MSCI…

Investor group seeks to bar Snap from S&P 500 and the MSCI USA indexes over voting rights

(Reuters) – A group representing large institutional investors has approached index providers S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI Inc, looking to bar Snap and any other company that sells investors non-voting shares from their stock benchmarks. Both index providers have said they are reviewing Snap’s…

Investors Sharpen Focus on Social and Environmental Risks to Stocks

MSCI’s social index business grows as big pensions and other investors pour money into funds that focus on more than just corporate balance sheets.

REFILE-MSCI brush-off for China shares spells more pain for Hong Kong brokers

* HK equities volumes in 2016 down 43 pct, market cap down 30 pct

MSCI says domestic China shares still not ready for its global benchmark

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has failed again to convince U.S. index provider MSCI Inc to add local Chinese shares to its key emerging market index, and the company could not say when it was likely to give the green light, as global investors raised fresh objections.

MSCI denies China A-shares from its indices

Chinese mainland shares were denied entry into the MSCI index yesterday, making it the third time the country's domestic markets were shunned by the index provider. MSCI had raised expectations it would accept China A-shares when it laid out a plan for inclusion earlier in the year, saying its cl…
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