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Morgan Stanley Inst Discovery I

MPEGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 45.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 36.7%
  • Net Assets $4.47 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.85
$28.38
$53.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.74%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 65.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Apr 05, 2021
  • Standard (Taxable) $5,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare MPEGX to Popular U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$142.50

+0.92%

$110.34 B

-

$0.00

14.16%

0.19%

$186.01

+0.07%

$110.34 B

1.19%

$2.21

14.03%

0.06%

$90.09

+0.93%

$40.42 B

0.89%

$0.80

7.92%

0.04%

$121.60

+0.61%

$38.10 B

-

$0.00

7.53%

0.73%

$85.95

+1.00%

$37.78 B

-

$0.00

4.46%

0.75%

MPEGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 45.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 36.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.57%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund Trust Discovery 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
    Dennis Lynch

Fund Description

The fund's Adviser 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. The Adviser seeks to invest in high quality companies it believes have sustainable competitive advantages and the ability to redeploy capital at high rates of return.


MPEGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -82.5% 60.1% 89.15%
1 Yr 64.7% 17.8% 132.1% 5.97%
3 Yr 45.0%* 3.2% 47.0% 0.71%
5 Yr 36.7%* 10.1% 43.8% 0.92%
10 Yr 17.9%* 8.1% 19.6% 1.98%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 125.4% -69.7% 2474.5% 1.92%
2019 24.5% -50.2% 44.0% 56.15%
2018 -8.4% -70.5% 9.2% 21.79%
2017 -1.5% -21.1% 84.9% 97.42%
2016 -47.8% -61.7% 20.7% 99.15%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -82.6% 60.1% 89.15%
1 Yr 64.7% 12.0% 132.1% 5.64%
3 Yr 45.0%* 1.2% 47.0% 0.71%
5 Yr 36.7%* 10.1% 43.8% 0.92%
10 Yr 17.9%* 8.1% 19.6% 1.98%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 125.4% -69.7% 2474.5% 1.92%
2019 24.5% -50.2% 44.0% 56.15%
2018 12.2% -51.7% 12.2% 0.19%
2017 39.4% -7.0% 84.9% 1.39%
2016 -13.4% -61.7% 20.7% 99.15%

NAV & Total Return History


MPEGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank
Net Assets 4.47 B 1.01 M 110 B 26.22%
Number of Holdings 67 19 3451 66.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.39 B 191 K 10.9 B 12.93%
Weighting of Top 10 46.53% 3.2% 95.0% 9.66%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Morgan Stanley InstlLqdty TrsSecs Instl 9.98%
  2. Shopify Inc A 6.70%
  3. Pinterest Inc 5.54%
  4. 10x Genomics Inc Ordinary Shares - Class A 5.29%
  5. Twitter Inc 5.23%
  6. Spotify Technology SA 5.04%
  7. Twilio Inc A 4.98%
  8. Zoom Video Communications Inc 4.96%
  9. Coupa Software Inc 4.84%
  10. Fastly Inc 3.85%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MPEGX % Rank
Stocks
89.74% 17.87% 100.19% 97.38%
Cash
10.05% -0.25% 23.11% 1.80%
Other
0.15% -0.82% 56.87% 15.88%
Preferred Stocks
0.06% 0.00% 0.96% 7.04%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.49% 66.94%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 14.28% 67.27%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MPEGX % Rank
Communication Services
28.77% 0.00% 31.17% 1.80%
Technology
23.87% 0.00% 86.55% 76.92%
Healthcare
23.44% 0.00% 40.53% 23.24%
Consumer Cyclical
16.19% 0.00% 67.37% 24.06%
Industrials
2.93% 0.00% 38.99% 92.80%
Real Estate
1.73% 0.00% 12.31% 50.90%
Financial Services
1.41% 0.00% 36.59% 94.60%
Basic Materials
0.91% 0.00% 27.24% 65.14%
Energy
0.75% 0.00% 72.54% 23.24%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.75% 75.94%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 15.11% 96.24%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MPEGX % Rank
US
87.40% 17.86% 100.01% 84.45%
Non US
2.34% 0.00% 57.63% 70.21%

MPEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.74% 0.02% 31.23% 84.53%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.50% 10.77%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.01% 0.40% 39.11%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 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.

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 65.00% 0.00% 457.00% 65.14%

MPEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.66% 67.75%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.57% -69.00% 1.47% 63.08%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MPEGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Dennis Lynch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 18, 2002

19.38

19.4%

Dennis is the Head of the Counterpoint Global team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 and has been with financial industry since 1994. 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 Cohen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 18, 2002

19.38

19.4%

Dave Cohen is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1993 and has has been with financial industry since 1988. 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) Chainani


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

16.93

16.9%

Sam Chainani is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has been with financial industry since 1996. 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 29, 2005

15.85

15.9%

Alexander Norton is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2000 and has been with financial industry since 1995. 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

13.68

13.7%

Jason Yeung is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has been with financial industry since 1997. 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

12.67

12.7%

Armistead Nash is an investor for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has has been with financial industry since 2000. 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
0.03 35.3 8.21 0.47