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MSEGX Morgan Stanley Inst Growth A

  • Fund
  • MSEGX
  • Price as of: Jul 20, 2018
  • $48.72
  • - $0.04
  • - 0.08%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

MSEGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 21.2%
  • Net Assets $5.72 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 54.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$48.72
$39.54
$49.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.88%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 55.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.52%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date Jan 02, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Alexander T. Norton

MSEGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.5% -100.0% 581.2% 2.80% 1
1 Yr 34.2% -52.0% 75.7% 1.10% 1
3 Yr 19.8% * -15.1% 30.2% 0.56% 1
5 Yr 21.2% * -2.9% 21.7% 0.44% 1
10 Yr 13.7% * 1.9% 15.2% 1.66% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 17.1% -52.0% 104.4% 43.38% 3
2016 -13.6% -56.6% 121.2% 85.89% 5
2015 3.6% -41.2% 42.9% 12.81% 1
2014 0.9% -30.1% 45.5% 52.49% 3
2013 41.8% -13.0% 56.4% 2.12% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.5% -100.0% 581.2% 2.81% 1
1 Yr 27.2% -71.3% 2606.2% 8.70% 1
3 Yr 17.7% * -21.9% 43.7% 2.11% 1
5 Yr 19.9% * -4.0% 21.7% 1.02% 1
10 Yr 13.1% * 1.7% 15.2% 3.57% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 17.1% -43.6% 104.4% 43.58% 3
2016 -8.4% -56.6% 126.1% 83.66% 5
2015 13.5% -41.2% 382.6% 8.33% 1
2014 7.5% -10.0% 615.0% 83.38% 5
2013 71.8% -100.0% 357.8% 8.33% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MSEGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

MSEGX Category Low Category High MSEGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.72 B 373 K 191 B 4.63% 1
Number of Holdings 46 1 2028 11.38% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 2.61 B 0 49.6 B 3.60% 1
Weighting of Top 10 54.1% 0.0% 150.9% 3.47% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 9.11%
  2. Illumina Inc 5.02%
  3. Alphabet Inc C 5.18%
  4. Salesforce.com Inc 5.12%
  5. Starbucks Corp 5.08%
  6. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 5.72%
  7. Union Pacific Corp 5.13%
  8. Twitter Inc 5.01%
  9. Activision Blizzard Inc 4.94%
  10. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 3.79%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MSEGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
93.62% 0.00% 105.74% 20.12% 5
Cash
3.67% -5.74% 100.00% 6.75% 1
Preferred Stocks
2.32% 0.00% 9.84% 0.64% 1
Other
0.38% -2.76% 24.55% 3.60% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.22% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 74.21% 3.28% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MSEGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
43.92% -1.29% 56.29% 0.96% 1
Consumer Cyclical
21.11% -2.22% 34.67% 5.33% 1
Healthcare
10.03% -1.03% 95.50% 24.74% 5
Industrials
8.72% -0.37% 25.73% 19.02% 4
Financial Services
5.03% -2.38% 38.90% 28.86% 5
Basic Materials
3.11% -1.18% 19.09% 9.77% 2
Real Estate
1.71% -0.04% 11.06% 7.90% 2
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 11.12% 9.25% 3
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.23% 21.59% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 12.93% 19.67% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% -1.43% 20.13% 26.35% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MSEGX % Rank Quintile
US
86.76% 0.00% 102.12% 24.23% 4
Non US
6.86% -0.63% 91.90% 11.25% 2

MSEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MSEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.88% 0.00% 37.77% 13.71% 2
Management Fee 0.43% 0.00% 1.44% 4.18% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.23% 2
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.00% 1.01% 2.69% 2

Sales Fees

MSEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MSEGX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.25% 1.50% 8.50% 1.98% 2
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MSEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MSEGX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.05% 5.00% 1.31% 3

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.

MSEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MSEGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 55.00% 0.00% 610.00% 7.79% 3

MSEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MSEGX Category Low Category High MSEGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.83% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MSEGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MSEGX Category Low Category High MSEGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.52% -13.37% 3.70% 14.03% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MSEGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Daily Annually

MSEGX - Managers

Alexander T. Norton

Manager

Start Date

Jul 29, 2005

Tenure

12.93

Tenure Rank

3.4%

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

10.76

Tenure Rank

4.8%

Jason is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has been with the investment industry since 1998. 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

9.75

Tenure Rank

5.3%

Armistead is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 18 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

Jun 30, 2004

Tenure

14.01

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Dennis is the head of Growth Investing at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 and has 24 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a sell-side analyst for J.P. Morgan Securities. Dennis received a B.A. in political science from Hamilton College and an M.B.A., with honors, in finance from Columbia University.


David S. Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Jun 30, 2004

Tenure

14.01

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Dave is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1993 and has 30 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

14.01

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Sam is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has 22 years of investment experience. 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

50.5

Category Average

7.57

Category Mode

3.5