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Aum/Mkt Cap

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YTD Return

-16.7%

1 yr return

-4.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

17.7%

5 Yr Avg Return

21.2%

Net Assets

$609 M

Holdings in Top 10

48.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.81
$25.17
$38.32

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.36%

SALES FEES

Front Load 5.25%

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 44.00%

Redemption Fee 2.00%


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk


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Aum/Mkt Cap

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MSAUX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -16.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Asia Opportunity Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date
    Dec 29, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kristian Heugh

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund’s investment objective by investing primarily in equity securities of issuers located in Asia, excluding Japan. In selecting securities for investment, the Adviser seeks high quality established and emerging companies that the Adviser believes are undervalued at the time of purchase. For purposes of maintaining exposure of at least 80% of the fund's assets to equity securities of issuers located in Asia, the fund may also invest in ADRs, GDRs and other types of depositary receipts with respect to issuers located in Asia.


MSAUX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSAUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -16.7% -17.2% 102.8% 98.15%
1 Yr -4.7% -5.4% 48.2% 98.21%
3 Yr 17.7%* -0.5% 27.3% 26.79%
5 Yr 21.2%* 1.8% 21.8% 9.26%
10 Yr N/A* 2.0% 15.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSAUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 50.5% -13.5% 83.8% 18.52%
2019 44.2% 4.7% 44.7% 5.56%
2018 -14.4% -32.4% -10.4% 22.45%
2017 74.1% -0.9% 74.8% 6.38%
2016 -3.6% -18.0% 14.5% 91.49%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSAUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -16.7% -17.2% 108.2% 98.15%
1 Yr -9.7% -9.7% 48.2% 100.00%
3 Yr 15.6%* -0.5% 27.3% 28.57%
5 Yr 19.9%* 1.8% 21.8% 16.67%
10 Yr N/A* 2.0% 15.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSAUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 50.5% -13.5% 83.8% 18.52%
2019 44.2% 4.7% 44.7% 5.56%
2018 -13.9% -23.8% -9.5% 30.61%
2017 76.2% 11.4% 76.8% 6.38%
2016 -1.7% -18.0% 14.5% 93.62%

NAV & Total Return History


MSAUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MSAUX Category Low Category High MSAUX % Rank
Net Assets 609 M 4.64 M 9 B 45.61%
Number of Holdings 43 35 1646 77.19%
Net Assets in Top 10 386 M 1.45 M 3.16 B 35.09%
Weighting of Top 10 48.29% 18.3% 62.9% 5.26%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Meituan 7.51%
  2. Meituan 7.51%
  3. Meituan 7.51%
  4. Meituan 7.51%
  5. Meituan 7.51%
  6. Meituan 7.51%
  7. Meituan 7.51%
  8. Meituan 7.51%
  9. Meituan 7.51%
  10. Meituan 7.51%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MSAUX % Rank
Stocks
94.60% 83.84% 101.58% 84.21%
Cash
5.30% -1.58% 5.50% 8.77%
Other
0.10% 0.00% 3.50% 24.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 7.02%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.75% 8.77%
Bonds
0.00% -0.06% 1.23% 8.77%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MSAUX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
27.27% 0.82% 27.27% 1.75%
Financial Services
25.93% 0.56% 50.32% 8.77%
Consumer Defense
21.55% 0.00% 21.55% 1.75%
Communication Services
13.35% 0.00% 23.85% 24.56%
Technology
10.82% 0.00% 34.98% 80.70%
Basic Materials
1.05% 0.00% 18.35% 43.86%
Healthcare
0.03% 0.00% 21.72% 92.98%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 12.75% 56.14%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 96.02% 84.21%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 24.18% 94.74%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 7.68% 56.14%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MSAUX % Rank
Non US
93.84% 82.24% 99.90% 82.46%
US
0.76% 0.00% 6.96% 50.88%

MSAUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MSAUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.36% 0.10% 2.21% 25.00%
Management Fee 0.31% 0.12% 1.00% 14.04%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 53.85%
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.08% 0.15% 7.14%

Sales Fees

MSAUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 3.50% 5.75% 66.67%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MSAUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 20.00%

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.

MSAUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 44.00% 5.98% 130.00% 33.33%

MSAUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MSAUX Category Low Category High MSAUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.64% 12.28%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MSAUX Category Low Category High MSAUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.76% -1.49% 4.89% 96.30%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MSAUX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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MSAUX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kristian Heugh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 29, 2015

5.68

5.7%

Kristian Heugh is the Head of the Global Opportunity team and leads Global and International investing for Counterpoint Global. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2001 and has been with financial industry since 2001. Previously, Kristian was a co-portfolio manager of an international equity strategy and a technology strategy while a member of the Global Research Group, working closely with the Counterpoint Global team. Prior to that, he was a technology analyst for MSIM’s Sector Rotation multi-cap growth strategies. Kristian received a B.A. in economics from Duke University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Anil Agarwal


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2020

1.38

1.4%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.17 21.68 5.7 4.24