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MSEQX Morgan Stanley Inst Growth I

  • Fund
  • MSEQX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $49.44
  • - $0.13
  • - 0.26%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

MSEQX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 24.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 16.8%
  • Net Assets $6.79 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 55.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$49.44
$38.09
$53.14

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.58%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 41.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 24.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date Apr 02, 1991
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Alexander T. Norton

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in established and emerging companies, with capitalizations within the range of companies included in the Russell 1000® Growth Index. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities.

MSEQX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.4% -97.0% 28.1% 36.77% 2
1 Yr 17.2% -52.0% 75.7% 10.36% 1
3 Yr 24.3% * -15.1% 30.2% 1.05% 1
5 Yr 16.8% * -4.3% 18.1% 0.86% 1
10 Yr 21.4% * 3.4% 21.9% 0.33% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 0.2% -91.4% 439.4% 10.81% 1
2017 18.4% -43.6% 104.4% 37.61% 2
2016 -13.0% -56.6% 121.2% 86.21% 5
2015 4.1% -41.2% 45.5% 17.37% 1
2014 1.2% -30.1% 41.8% 51.50% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.4% -100.0% 28.1% 36.89% 2
1 Yr 17.2% -71.3% 2606.2% 8.83% 1
3 Yr 24.3% * -21.9% 43.7% 0.91% 1
5 Yr 16.8% * -5.5% 18.1% 0.79% 1
10 Yr 21.4% * 3.2% 21.9% 0.25% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 0.2% -91.4% 439.4% 12.70% 1
2017 18.4% -43.6% 104.4% 38.59% 2
2016 -7.9% -56.6% 382.6% 83.26% 5
2015 13.9% -41.2% 615.0% 12.13% 1
2014 7.6% -100.0% 357.8% 82.84% 5

NAV & Total Return History

MSEQX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

MSEQX Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 6.79 B 373 K 188 B 3.60% 1
Number of Holdings 48 1 2051 11.18% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 2.95 B 0 63 B 3.34% 1
Weighting of Top 10 55.1% 0.0% 2580.2% 3.28% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 8.52%
  2. Illumina Inc 5.74%
  3. Salesforce.com Inc 5.43%
  4. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 6.30%
  5. Intuitive Surgical Inc 5.01%
  6. ServiceNow Inc 5.51%
  7. Workday Inc Class A 6.38%
  8. Twitter Inc 4.70%
  9. IAC/InterActiveCorp 3.95%
  10. DexCom Inc 3.55%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.99% 0.00% 105.74% 16.58% 4
Preferred Stocks
2.51% 0.00% 14.01% 0.64% 1
Cash
1.00% -2546.61% 100.00% 16.84% 3
Other
0.50% -14.14% 43.05% 4.11% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.16% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2544.23% 3.08% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank Quintile
Technology
56.52% -1.29% 62.60% 0.19% 1
Consumer Cyclical
19.61% -2.22% 31.43% 6.56% 1
Healthcare
16.45% -1.03% 96.28% 10.99% 2
Industrials
3.41% -0.37% 25.62% 28.15% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 15.89% 10.03% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 15.55% 4
Financial Services
0.00% -2.38% 39.70% 31.30% 5
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 21.92% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 14.48% 19.79% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% -1.43% 20.13% 27.44% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% -1.18% 12.25% 20.37% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank Quintile
US
88.33% 0.00% 101.44% 21.98% 4
Non US
7.66% 0.00% 92.29% 8.87% 2

MSEQX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MSEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.58% 0.00% 24.91% 16.01% 1
Management Fee 0.43% 0.00% 1.44% 4.05% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.00% 1.02% 2.69% 2

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

MSEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MSEQX 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.

MSEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MSEQX Rank Quintile
Turnover 41.00% 0.00% 650.00% 9.32% 3

MSEQX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MSEQX Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 11.75% 57.39% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MSEQX Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.17% -14.30% 3.70% 11.70% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MSEQX - Managers

Alexander T. Norton

Manager

Start Date

Jul 29, 2005

Tenure

13.68

Tenure Rank

3.2%

Alexander Norton is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2000 and has 24 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

11.51

Tenure Rank

4.5%

Jason Yeung is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 22 years of investment experience. Jason joined the team in 2004 as an investor. Previously, he was a member of the U.S. Research Group, working closely with the Counterpoint Global team. Prior to joining the firm, Jason was a senior research analyst at Ramius 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

10.5

Tenure Rank

5.2%

Armistead Nash is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 19 years of investment experience. Armistead joined the team in 2004 as an investor. Previously, he was a member of the U.S. Research Group, working closely with the Counterpoint Global 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

14.76

Tenure Rank

2.7%

Dennis is the Head of the Counterpoint Global team 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

14.76

Tenure Rank

2.7%

Dave Cohen is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1993 and has 31 years of investment experience. Dave joined the 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

14.76

Tenure Rank

2.7%

Sam Chainani is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has 23 years of investment experience. Sam joined the team as an investor in 2000. Previously, he was a strategy specialist for our Inception and Discovery 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

51.3

Category Average

7.93

Category Mode

4.3