Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Emerging Markets External Debt Portfolio Class L (MEALX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Emerging markets bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks high total return. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in U.S. dollar-denominated debt securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. The adviser seeks high total return by investing primarily in fixed income securities of government and government-related issuers and corporate issuers in emerging market countries. The securities in which the Portfolio may invest will primarily be denominated in U.S. dollars. It may invest in fixed income securities that are rated below "investment grade" or are not rated, but are of equivalent quality. The fund may also invest in convertible securities. It is non-diversified.


1 month-0.87% 3 years--
3 months-2.16% 5 years--
1 year+3.56% Since inception+4.04%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Emerging markets bond

Performance 5-yr return--+6.26%
Expense ratio3.07%1.24%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.79
Net assets$20.2M$692.2M
Average market cap--$22.2B
Average P/E--15.3
Portfolio turnover94%94%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMorgan Stanley
Fund manager & tenureEric Baurmeister / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income95.31%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Russian Federation 7.5%7.66%
-- Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Sep14 Xcbt 201409306.20%
-- Petroleos De Venezuela Sa 6%4.45%
-- Petroleos Mexicanos 4.875%3.70%
-- Philippines Rep 4%3.40%
-- Majapahit Hldgs B V 7.75%2.98%
-- Poland Rep 3%2.53%
-- Perusahaan Listrik Negara Pt 5.5%2.19%
-- Russian Fedn 5.625%2.18%
-- Jsc Kazmunayg 6.375%2.18%

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