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Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Global Discovery Portfolio Class L (MGDLX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
World small/mid stock
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in established and emerging companies located throughout the world- with capitalizations within the range of companies included in the MSCI All Country World Index. It may invest up to 100% of its total assets in foreign securities- which may include emerging market securities. Under normal market conditions- the fund typically invests at least 40% of its total assets in the securities of issuers located outside of the United States. It is non-diversified.


1 month+5.64% 3 years+19.07%
3 months+5.74% 5 years+16.41%
1 year+27.95% Since inception+14.52%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. World small/mid stock

Performance 5-yr return+16.41%+11.90%
Expense ratio3.81%1.45%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.311.00
Net assets$118.8M$1.4B
Average market cap$11.8B$5.2B
Average P/E21.622.4
Portfolio turnover64%64%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMorgan Stanley
Fund manager & tenureBurak Alici / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock52.75%
U.S. stock39.10%
Fixed income7.75%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 9.35%
TWX Time Warner9.09%
-- 7.59%
-- 7.23%
WBT Welbilt Inc6.31%
-- 6.04%
HOG Harley-Davidson Inc5.18%
-- 3.95%
ALV Autoliv Inc3.92%
BIIB Biogen3.31%