Morningstar Inc (NASDAQ:MORN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Increased in Q4 2017

April 16, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Sentiment for Morningstar Inc (NASDAQ:MORN)

Morningstar Inc (NASDAQ:MORN) institutional sentiment increased to 1.58 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.45, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 82 institutional investors increased and started new equity positions, while 52 sold and reduced their holdings in Morningstar Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 16.83 million shares, up from 16.22 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Morningstar Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 44 Increased: 48 New Position: 34.

Morningstar, Inc. provides independent investment research services in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company has market cap of $4.18 billion. The firm offers a line of data, software, research, and investment management offerings for financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and individual investors. It has a 30.86 P/E ratio. It offers Morningstar Data, an investment data spanning various investment databases, including pricing and commodity data; Morningstar Advisor Workstation, a Web investment planning system; Morningstar Direct, an institutional investment research platform; and Morningstar.com, a Website for individual investors.

The stock increased 0.11% or $0.112 during the last trading session, reaching $98.122. About 1,051 shares traded. Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN) has risen 23.43% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.88% the S&P500.

Golden Gate Private Equity Inc. holds 5.57% of its portfolio in Morningstar, Inc. for 68,300 shares. Atlanta Capital Management Co L L C owns 3.13 million shares or 1.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Palo Capital Inc. has 1.47% invested in the company for 33,938 shares. The New York-based American Capital Management Inc has invested 1.21% in the stock. Copeland Capital Management Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 159,314 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $2.11 million activity.

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