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MSEQX Morgan Stanley Inst Growth I

  • Fund
  • MSEQX
  • Price as of: Jun 05, 2019
  • $51.39 + $1.23 + 2.45%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

MSEQX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.1%
  • Net Assets $7.09 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 53.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$51.39
$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 23.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.3%
  • 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 Dennis P. Lynch

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 (%)
YTD 23.1% -4.9% 35.9% 7.29%
1 Yr 1.0% -63.6% 14.6% 14.94%
3 Yr 9.3%* -39.0% 22.4% 26.29%
5 Yr 6.1%* -31.7% 22.5% 19.55%
10 Yr 12.3%* -12.8% 16.5% 10.87%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 0.2% -65.5% 5.0% 2.20%
2017 18.4% -24.8% 41.0% 46.90%
2016 -13.0% -56.6% 18.1% 91.29%
2015 4.1% -38.0% 11.4% 8.53%
2014 1.2% -52.4% 105.4% 50.05%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.1% -2.8% 37.6% 7.82%
1 Yr 3.2% -63.6% 21.0% 30.23%
3 Yr 22.2%* -39.0% 29.8% 1.87%
5 Yr 16.3%* -31.7% 31.3% 0.99%
10 Yr 18.3%* -12.8% 19.7% 0.65%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 2.4% -65.5% 16.5% 5.80%
2017 43.9% -24.8% 48.9% 0.62%
2016 -2.0% -56.6% 26.8% 80.62%
2015 12.0% -38.0% 17.3% 1.33%
2014 6.3% -52.4% 120.7% 68.14%

NAV & Total Return History

MSEQX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MSEQX Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank
Net Assets 7.09 B 898 K 195 B 18.10%
Number of Holdings 50 6 2038 68.98%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.64 B 519 K 54.6 B 16.78%
Weighting of Top 10 53.54% 13.6% 2509.4% 9.31%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 8.07%

  2. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 6.72%

  3. Alphabet Inc Class C 5.89%

  4. Workday Inc Class A 5.00%

  5. Illumina Inc 4.92%

  6. Intuitive Surgical Inc 4.91%

  7. ServiceNow Inc 4.90%

  8. Spotify Technology SA 4.82%

  9. Twitter Inc 4.32%

  10. Shopify Inc A 3.99%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MSEQX % Rank
Stocks
94.58% 19.56% 119.98% 85.24%
Cash
3.27% -2478.14% 57.26% 26.89%
Preferred Stocks
2.15% 0.00% 14.01% 2.20%
Other
0.00% -13.96% 43.00% 72.50%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.62% 67.40%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 2458.15% 69.07%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MSEQX % Rank
Technology
57.87% 0.00% 61.29% 0.70%
Consumer Cyclical
16.72% 0.00% 34.98% 42.36%
Healthcare
16.55% 0.00% 95.23% 21.27%
Real Estate
1.27% 0.00% 10.55% 38.66%
Utilities
0.00% -0.01% 14.39% 78.03%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 25.15% 98.95%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 39.70% 99.12%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 15.19% 90.07%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 14.31% 92.79%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 17.04% 96.57%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 12.25% 93.67%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MSEQX % Rank
US
85.25% 6.81% 118.91% 83.57%
Non US
9.33% 0.00% 91.64% 20.83%

MSEQX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MSEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.58% 0.00% 15.15% 90.60%
Management Fee 0.41% 0.00% 1.44% 15.03%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.00% 1.02% 37.61%

Sales Fees

MSEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MSEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.05% 5.00% 29.91%

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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 41.00% 0.00% 650.00% 52.28%

MSEQX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MSEQX Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 79.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MSEQX Category Low Category High MSEQX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.17% -14.30% 2.62% 63.44%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MSEQX - Managers

Dennis P. Lynch

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

14.93

14.9%

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

Jun 30, 2004

14.93

14.9%

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

14.93

14.9%

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

13.85

13.9%

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

11.67

11.7%

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

10.67

10.7%

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

0.0

Category High

51.44

Category Average

8.61

Category Mode

0.08