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MPEGX Morgan Stanley Inst Discovery I

  • Fund
  • MPEGX
  • Price as of: Sep 17, 2019
  • $21.57 + $0.22 + 1.03%

MPEGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 40.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -12.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -14.2%
  • Net Assets $1.04 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.57
$13.95
$23.61

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 86.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 40.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 25.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.35%
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 P. 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 40.0% 2.8% 40.0% 0.38%
1 Yr -5.2% -44.9% 10.2% 41.40%
3 Yr -12.1%* -25.0% 22.0% 97.69%
5 Yr -14.2%* -30.8% 13.9% 96.66%
10 Yr -2.2%* -13.7% 15.5% 96.08%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -8.4% -51.7% 3.1% 18.91%
2017 -1.5% -21.1% 34.8% 97.33%
2016 -47.8% -61.7% 40.3% 99.33%
2015 -16.8% -54.0% 12.2% 89.53%
2014 -13.2% -23.5% 15.2% 90.32%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 40.0% 2.8% 40.0% 0.38%
1 Yr 16.1% -44.9% 16.3% 0.38%
3 Yr 25.1%* -16.4% 25.1% 0.21%
5 Yr 12.1%* -21.9% 14.8% 8.11%
10 Yr 13.5%* -8.3% 16.2% 18.30%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MPEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 12.2% -51.7% 12.2% 0.19%
2017 39.4% -7.0% 39.4% 0.41%
2016 -13.4% -61.7% 40.3% 99.11%
2015 -5.7% -54.0% 12.2% 73.95%
2014 1.1% -23.5% 15.2% 72.21%

NAV & Total Return History

MPEGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank
Net Assets 1.04 B 1.54 M 33.4 B 52.50%
Number of Holdings 56 15 2522 79.96%
Net Assets in Top 10 385 M 542 K 5.96 B 37.11%
Weighting of Top 10 39.86% 5.8% 95.0% 16.14%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Spotify Technology SA 4.64%

  2. Twilio Inc A 4.64%

  3. Coupa Software Inc 4.49%

  4. Shopify Inc A 4.42%

  5. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 4.40%

  6. MongoDB Inc Class A 4.31%

  7. Twitter Inc 4.13%

  8. Slack Technologies Inc Class A 3.32%

  9. DexCom Inc 2.91%

  10. The Trade Desk Inc A 2.60%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MPEGX % Rank
Stocks
90.91% 81.47% 127.86% 99.07%
Cash
8.81% -27.86% 18.53% 1.67%
Other
0.29% -11.42% 2.60% 6.68%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.16% 57.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 56.03%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.08% 57.51%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MPEGX % Rank
Technology
53.07% 0.00% 53.07% 0.74%
Consumer Cyclical
13.34% 2.71% 48.02% 69.39%
Healthcare
10.16% 0.00% 27.70% 89.61%
Industrials
6.64% 0.00% 34.69% 94.06%
Communication Services
3.24% 0.00% 10.33% 5.57%
Real Estate
1.84% 0.00% 48.92% 75.51%
Financial Services
1.58% 0.00% 40.09% 96.10%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.52% 66.98%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.00% 88.68%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 17.49% 93.69%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 17.78% 90.35%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MPEGX % Rank
US
80.19% 80.19% 123.93% 99.81%
Non US
10.72% 0.00% 17.26% 6.12%

MPEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.00% 244.89% 91.92%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.50% 5.57%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.00% 0.72% 37.42%

Sales Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MPEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 86.00% 1.24% 384.00% 83.09%

MPEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.27% 58.81%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MPEGX Category Low Category High MPEGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.35% -2.07% 1.51% 51.50%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MPEGX - Managers

Dennis P. Lynch

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 18, 2002

17.63

17.6%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 18, 2002

17.63

17.6%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

15.18

15.2%

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 T. Norton

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 29, 2005

14.1

14.1%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2007

11.93

11.9%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2008

10.92

10.9%

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

0.08

Category High

32.68

Category Average

8.05

Category Mode

9.01