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MPEGX Morgan Stanley Inst Mid Cap Growth I

  • Fund
  • MPEGX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $28.59
  • - $0.14
  • - 0.49%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

MPEGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -12.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.3%
  • Net Assets $1.05 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.59
$25.62
$37.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.74%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2014-05-30

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -12.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.39%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund Trust Mid Cap Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date Mar 30, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Alexander T. Norton

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the Portfolio's assets will be invested in common stocks of mid cap companies. The Portfolio's "Adviser," Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., seeks long-term capital growth by investing primarily in established and emerging companies with capitalizations within the range of companies included in the Russell Midcap® Growth Index, which as of December 31, 2015 was between $201.8 million and $28.9 billion.

MPEGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -12.7% -59.7% 26.3% 94.28% 5
1 Yr -6.2% -63.0% 32.0% 89.54% 5
3 Yr -1.9% * -47.9% 28.7% 96.15% 5
5 Yr 4.3% * -27.8% 20.5% 96.56% 5
10 Yr 5.9% * -15.1% 11.7% 73.78% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -16.8% -82.5% 12.2% 83.18% 5
2014 -13.2% -40.7% 17.9% 88.89% 5
2013 30.4% -27.0% 200.0% 32.49% 2
2012 5.5% -11.3% 26.4% 83.27% 5
2011 -11.9% -41.3% 11.1% 80.25% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -12.7% -59.7% 26.3% 95.00% 5
1 Yr -6.2% -51.4% 876.4% 83.18% 5
3 Yr -1.9% * -23.6% 45.5% 95.50% 5
5 Yr 4.3% * -9.2% 114.4% 96.56% 5
10 Yr 5.9% * -4.1% 53.5% 71.72% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -6.5% -48.4% 19.2% 79.66% 5
2014 0.9% -23.5% 141.0% 86.88% 5
2013 61.5% -22.5% 561.9% 25.05% 2
2012 17.0% -11.3% 4114.7% 75.79% 4
2011 -12.4% -100.0% 19.2% 75.16% 4

NAV & Total Return History

MPEGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.05 B 281 K 24.1 B 11.89% 3
Number of Holdings 57 3 2320 12.63% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 558 M 84.9 K 4.23 B 5.79% 2
Weighting of Top 10 43.4% 6.0% 125.8% 4.46% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Illumina Inc 6.57%
  2. Intuitive Surgical Inc 4.75%
  3. Tesla Motors Inc 4.33%
  4. athenahealth Inc 4.79%
  5. S&P Global Inc 4.65%
  6. Dropbox Inc Pp Common Stock 3.94%
  7. Workday Inc Class A 4.42%
  8. Twitter Inc 3.55%
  9. Dunkin' Brands Group Inc 3.30%
  10. Verisk Analytics Inc 3.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
93.94% 15.06% 136.15% 23.63% 5
Bonds
2.45% 0.00% 56.94% 1.34% 1
Cash
1.83% -36.35% 42.87% 18.42% 3
Other
1.39% -10.78% 79.22% 4.01% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.39% 0.00% 3.77% 1.19% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.74% 1.49% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
26.13% 1.83% 48.63% 5.65% 1
Industrials
18.91% 0.00% 37.54% 12.93% 2
Consumer Cyclical
17.49% 0.00% 48.63% 16.64% 3
Healthcare
16.39% 0.00% 37.20% 11.14% 2
Consumer Defense
3.65% -0.02% 69.40% 21.55% 4
Real Estate
3.54% 0.00% 31.71% 11.00% 2
Financial Services
1.59% 0.00% 29.03% 31.05% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.02% 12.31% 8.62% 3
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 12.96% 26.00% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 16.37% 18.28% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% -0.02% 13.50% 27.34% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
US
89.91% 14.94% 127.92% 22.73% 4
Non US
4.03% 0.00% 26.42% 12.04% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
Government
2.45% 0.00% 23.93% 0.91% 1
Cash & Equivalents
1.83% -3.76% 42.87% 19.21% 3
Corporate
0.39% 0.00% 26.18% 2.90% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 6.74% 0.76% 3
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 0.30% 3
Derivative
0.00% -0.11% 17.05% 0.46% 3

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
US
2.45% 0.00% 51.66% 1.04% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 14.46% 1.04% 3

MPEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.74% 0.08% 111.05% 27.87% 1
Management Fee 0.50% 0.05% 1.50% 6.98% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.00% 25000.00% 5.53% 2

Sales Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MPEGX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MPEGX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MPEGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 27.00% 0.00% 687.00% 17.44% 2

MPEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 5.39% 27.56% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.39% -2.29% 1.79% 16.24% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

MPEGX - Managers

Alexander T. Norton

Manager

Start Date

Jul 29, 2005

Tenure

11.27

Tenure Rank

4.8%

Alex is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2000 and has 17 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Alex was an associate in equity derivative sales and later an associate in equity research at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Previously, he was a bond broker with Cantor Fitzgerald. Alex received a B.A. in history from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School.


Jason C. Yeung

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 2007

Tenure

9.09

Tenure Rank

6.9%

Jason is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 15 years of investment experience. Jason joined the Growth team in 2004 as an investor. Previously, he was a member of the U.S. Research Group, working closely with the Growth team. Prior to joining the firm, Jason was a senior research analyst at Ramuis Capital Group. Previously, he was an equity research associate at Deutsche Bank. Jason received a B.A. Phi Beta Kappa in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and an M. Phil. in International Relations from the University of Cambridge. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Armistead B. Nash

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 2008

Tenure

8.09

Tenure Rank

7.7%

Armistead is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 12 years of investment experience. Armistead joined the Growth team in 2004 as an investor. Previously, he was a member of the U.S. Research Group, working closely with the Growth team. Prior to joining the firm, Armistead was an associate in investment product development at BlackRock Financial Management. Previously, he was a research analyst in high-yield research at KEA Capital. Armistead received a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business Administration.


Dennis P. Lynch

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jan 18, 2002

Tenure

14.79

Tenure Rank

2.6%

Mr. Lynch, Managing Director, is the head of growth investing for MSIM. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a sell side analyst for JP Morgan Securities. Mr. Lynch received a B.A. in Political Science from Hamilton College, and an M.B.A. in Finance, with honors, from Columbia University. Mr. Lynch joined MSIM in 1998.


David S. Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Jan 18, 2002

Tenure

14.79

Tenure Rank

2.6%

Dave is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1993 and has 24 years of investment experience. Dave joined the Growth team as an investor in 1999. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was a senior fund accountant at Alliance Capital. Previously, he was a fund accountant at Natwest and Wall Street Trust. Dave received a B.S. summa cum laude in management from Pace University.


Sandeep (Sam) G. Chainani

Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 2004

Tenure

12.35

Tenure Rank

3.9%

Sam is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has been in the field of investment experience since then. Sam joined the Growth team as an investor in 2000. Previously, he was a strategy specialist for our Small and Mid Cap Growth strategies. Sam received a B.S. in management with a concentration in finance from Binghamton University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

30.7

Category Average

7.16

Category Mode

4.8