Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Small Company Growth Portfolio Class I (MSSGX)

18.35
Net Asset Value
+0.60%
1 Day
-10.71%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.12%
Expense Ratio
Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in growth-oriented equity securities of small capitalization companies. The fund invests primarily in established and emerging companies from a universe comprised of small capitalization companies, most with market capitalizations of generally less than $4 billion. It normally invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities of small capitalization companies. The fund may invest up to 25% of the Portfolio's net assets in foreign securities. It may utilize foreign currency forward exchange contracts, which are derivatives, in connection with its investments in foreign securities.

Performance

1 month-10.40% 3 years+12.29%
3 months-11.65% 5 years+22.27%
1 year+30.34% Since inception+12.07%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

 MSSGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+22.27%+24.46%
Expense ratio1.12%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.351.28
Net assets$2.5B$872.8M
Average market cap$2.1B$2.8B
Average P/E44.328.0
Portfolio turnover43%43%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMorgan Stanley
Fund manager & tenureDennis Lynch / 15 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

U.S. stock74.48%
International stock11.26%
Other5.40%
Cash5.36%
Fixed income3.50%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service 19.20%
Consumer service 18.03%
Industrial materials 16.94%
Financial service 10.91%
Healthcare 6.87%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Twitter Inc Series E Prefer Preferred Stock5.40%
ABCO Advisory Board Company4.28%
CEB Corporate Executive Board Company4.27%
FRGI Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc4.03%
ATHN AthenaHealth, Inc.3.62%
MDSO Medidata Solutions, Inc.2.91%
SLH Solera Holdings, Inc.2.51%
NILE Blue Nile, Inc.2.25%
-- Eurazeo Ord2.24%
BNFT Benefitfocus Inc2.22%

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