MCRTX: Morgan Stanley Insight Fund IS

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MCRTX Morgan Stanley Insight Fund IS


Profile

MCRTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 68.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 26.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.9%
  • Net Assets $5.15 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$77.45
$35.71
$82.75

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.77%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 93.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $10,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 68.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 36.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 25.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.22%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Morgan Stanley Insight Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date
    Sep 13, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Cohen

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund's assets will be invested primarily in a portfolio of common stocks of companies with market capitalizations, at the time of purchase, within the capitalization range of the companies comprising the Russell 3000® Growth Index. The Adviser seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in established and emerging companies. The Adviser emphasizes a bottom-up stock selection process, seeking attractive investments on an individual company basis.


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Performance

MCRTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MCRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 68.5% -91.6% 74.1% 0.23%
1 Yr 54.6% -92.0% 70.6% 1.17%
3 Yr 26.0%* -59.0% 38.0% 1.42%
5 Yr 15.9%* -41.4% 21.7% 2.31%
10 Yr N/A* -18.4% 18.7% 0.13%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MCRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.9% -67.9% 49.9% 42.48%
2018 4.2% -65.5% 10.6% 1.81%
2017 17.9% -46.3% 52.2% 55.35%
2016 -11.4% -43.3% 15.3% 88.33%
2015 -0.1% -82.5% 11.4% 28.16%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MCRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 68.5% -91.6% 74.1% 0.23%
1 Yr 54.6% -92.0% 70.6% 1.17%
3 Yr 36.1%* -57.9% 38.0% 0.42%
5 Yr 25.7%* -38.8% 25.7% 0.10%
10 Yr N/A* -16.4% 21.9% 0.13%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MCRTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.9% -67.9% 49.9% 42.72%
2018 4.6% -65.5% 16.5% 3.53%
2017 48.9% -28.2% 52.2% 0.53%
2016 -3.4% -43.3% 17.1% 85.00%
2015 8.4% -38.0% 17.3% 9.22%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MCRTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MCRTX Category Low Category High MCRTX % Rank
Net Assets 5.15 B 858 K 218 B 25.91%
Number of Holdings 44 1 2209 73.33%
Net Assets in Top 10 992 M 399 K 71.6 B 37.54%
Weighting of Top 10 48.53% 13.2% 100.0% 26.29%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 5.64%
  2. Slack Technologies Inc Class A 5.30%
  3. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 5.05%
  4. Shopify Inc A 5.01%
  5. Zoom Video Communications Inc 4.89%
  6. Uber Technologies Inc 4.82%
  7. MongoDB Inc Class A 4.61%
  8. Coupa Software Inc 4.53%
  9. Okta Inc A 4.45%
  10. Spotify Technology SA 4.21%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MCRTX % Rank
Stocks
94.15% 83.54% 103.32% 90.65%
Cash
5.26% -3.33% 14.62% 9.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.38% 0.00% 2.55% 5.55%
Other
0.21% -2.48% 6.02% 10.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 7.10% 45.21%
Bonds
0.00% -0.22% 13.73% 48.63%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MCRTX % Rank
Technology
42.20% 10.36% 54.73% 2.51%
Healthcare
26.43% 0.00% 45.35% 2.28%
Communication Services
19.38% 0.00% 34.83% 7.75%
Consumer Cyclical
12.00% 0.00% 44.53% 74.32%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.86% 63.07%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 22.16% 88.83%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 24.88% 97.42%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 41.40% 99.09%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 8.11% 69.30%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 21.78% 94.30%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 11.56% 85.41%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MCRTX % Rank
US
86.62% 78.13% 100.25% 85.94%
Non US
7.53% 0.00% 18.14% 27.13%

Expenses

MCRTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MCRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.77% 0.01% 24.73% 76.17%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.40% 51.95%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.01% 1.02% 36.53%

Sales Fees

MCRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MCRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

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.

MCRTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 93.00% 0.00% 464.00% 86.53%

Distributions

MCRTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MCRTX Category Low Category High MCRTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.60% 46.04%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MCRTX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MCRTX Category Low Category High MCRTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.22% -2.06% 2.43% 67.18%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MCRTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Cohen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2002

17.76

17.8%

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.

Dennis Lynch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2002

17.76

17.8%

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.

Sandeep (Sam) Chainani


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

16.1

16.1%

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.

Alexander Norton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 31, 2005

15.01

15.0%

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 Yeung


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2007

12.84

12.8%

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 Nash


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2008

11.84

11.8%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 52.61 8.36 1.25