Msci Inc. provides investment decision support tools worldwide, including indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and multi-asset class market risk analytics products and services. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York.
MSCI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for MSCI Inc. To summarize, we found that MSCI Inc ranked in the 36th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for MSCI Inc ended up being:
The company's balance sheet shows it gets 89% of its capital from equity, and 11% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 75.8% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Financial Services sector.
The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 11% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately only 22.95% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as MSCI, try NDAQ, GSHD, WU, FCFS, and GBL.
The move by MSCI strengthens Hong Kong's position as an Asian trade hub for derivatives and follows the successful launch of its Asia Ex-Japan Index futures, and last year's joint announcement on the planned launch of MSCI China A Index futures.