Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Global Discovery Portfolio Class A (MGDPX)

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Overall Morningstar Rating
World small/mid stock
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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+1.83% 3 years+15.53%
3 months-1.10% 5 years+13.28%
1 year+10.91% Since inception+14.33%
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Peer Comparisonvs. World small/mid stock

Performance 5-yr return+13.28%+9.99%
Expense ratio1.76%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.100.80
Net assets$142.3M$1.5B
Average market cap$10.2B$4.4B
Average P/E19.419.1
Portfolio turnover65%65%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMorgan Stanley
Fund manager & tenureDennis Lynch / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock45.46%
International stock41.58%
Fixed income0.12%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
TWX Time Warner9.46%
HOG Harley-Davidson Inc7.95%
KMX Carmax Inc7.13%
-- 6.98%
NTR Nutrien Ltd5.37%
WBT Welbilt Inc4.87%
-- 4.83%
-- 4.47%
ALV Autoliv Inc4.23%
-- 3.52%