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Morgan Stanley VIF Global Strategist I

MIMPX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -7.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • Net Assets $96.1 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.09
$8.05
$10.98

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.49%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 124.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$11.40

+0.09%

$14.85 B

3.47%

$0.40

-4.04%

0.22%

$11.14

0.00%

$3.62 B

2.63%

$0.29

3.24%

0.76%

$7.64

+0.13%

$2.88 B

3.14%

$0.24

-7.73%

1.53%

$9.65

-0.10%

$2.61 B

1.33%

$0.13

-0.10%

1.30%

$18.04

+0.22%

$1.43 B

1.64%

$0.29

21.24%

0.33%

MIMPX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -7.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Morgan Stanley Variable Insurance Fund, Inc. Global Strategist Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date
    Jan 02, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Mark Bavoso

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve total return by investing in a blend of equity and fixed income securities of U.S. and non-U.S. issuers. The fund may invest in real estate investment trusts ("REITs") and mortgage-related or mortgage-backed securities. It may also invest in restricted and illiquid securities. The fund may invest a portion of its assets in below "investment grade" fixed income securities and repurchase agreements.


MIMPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIMPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -7.5% -23.8% 59.9% 83.33%
1 Yr 5.7% -17.5% 82.4% 34.13%
3 Yr 4.3%* -7.7% 23.3% 32.92%
5 Yr 6.5%* -3.9% 14.0% 26.70%
10 Yr 5.7%* -2.5% 9.5% 36.21%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIMPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 10.8% -11.4% 26.7% 50.81%
2018 -11.7% -28.0% 1.6% 61.37%
2017 N/A -11.6% 27.5% N/A
2016 N/A -14.9% 16.0% N/A
2015 N/A -87.3% 1.7% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIMPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -7.5% -23.8% 59.9% 83.33%
1 Yr 5.7% -20.0% 82.4% 30.16%
3 Yr 4.3%* -8.5% 23.3% 30.83%
5 Yr 6.5%* -3.9% 14.0% 24.76%
10 Yr 5.7%* -2.5% 9.5% 35.34%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIMPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 10.8% -11.4% 26.7% 50.81%
2018 -6.5% -28.0% 1.6% 33.05%
2017 N/A -5.4% 27.6% N/A
2016 N/A -14.9% 19.7% N/A
2015 N/A -87.3% 2.5% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


MIMPX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MIMPX Category Low Category High MIMPX % Rank
Net Assets 96.1 M 996 K 14.8 B 45.24%
Number of Holdings 1170 4 1836 4.68%
Net Assets in Top 10 13.1 M 349 K 8.8 B 82.98%
Weighting of Top 10 43.35% 16.5% 100.0% 75.53%

Top 10 Holdings

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  5. 1266845 Trs Usd R E Ii9356470200123 Equitytrs 8.12%
  6. 1266845 Trs Usd R E Ii9356470200123 Equitytrs 8.12%
  7. 1266845 Trs Usd R E Ii9356470200123 Equitytrs 8.12%
  8. 1266845 Trs Usd R E Ii9356470200123 Equitytrs 8.12%
  9. 1266845 Trs Usd R E Ii9356470200123 Equitytrs 8.12%
  10. 1266845 Trs Usd R E Ii9356470200123 Equitytrs 8.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MIMPX % Rank
Stocks
46.69% 0.00% 128.91% 55.38%
Bonds
29.70% -83.67% 266.49% 43.82%
Cash
15.90% -235.51% 81.66% 17.87%
Other
6.87% -1.60% 83.31% 30.21%
Convertible Bonds
0.83% 0.00% 5.91% 12.34%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 17.05% 46.81%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIMPX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
18.69% 0.00% 38.61% 4.93%
Technology
14.23% 0.00% 95.62% 73.99%
Healthcare
13.57% 0.00% 36.53% 47.98%
Financial Services
13.47% 0.00% 96.63% 33.63%
Industrials
8.98% 0.00% 22.11% 50.22%
Communication Services
8.30% 0.00% 20.13% 53.36%
Consumer Defense
7.59% 0.00% 31.10% 37.67%
Basic Materials
5.14% 0.00% 68.84% 29.60%
Real Estate
3.97% 0.00% 74.74% 30.49%
Energy
3.21% 0.00% 10.11% 33.63%
Utilities
2.84% 0.00% 95.94% 53.36%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIMPX % Rank
US
33.28% -3.83% 127.45% 50.21%
Non US
13.41% 0.00% 63.52% 36.17%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIMPX % Rank
Government
39.14% 0.00% 99.65% 34.04%
Cash & Equivalents
29.62% 0.00% 100.00% 45.96%
Corporate
22.39% 0.00% 100.00% 34.47%
Securitized
8.22% 0.00% 69.35% 24.26%
Derivative
0.58% 0.00% 61.13% 25.53%
Municipal
0.05% 0.00% 14.00% 21.70%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIMPX % Rank
Non US
24.11% 0.00% 125.04% 9.79%
US
5.59% 0.00% 151.30% 71.49%

MIMPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MIMPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.49% 0.22% 4.67% 54.76%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.10% 1.50% 42.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.05% 0.70% 23.29%

Sales Fees

MIMPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MIMPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

MIMPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 124.00% 0.00% 474.00% 52.61%

MIMPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MIMPX Category Low Category High MIMPX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 10.05% 8.33%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MIMPX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MIMPX Category Low Category High MIMPX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.55% -1.71% 6.58% 27.78%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MIMPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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MIMPX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Mark Bavoso


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 16, 2010

10.05

10.1%

Mark Bavoso is a senior portfolio manager on the Global Multi-Asset team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1986. Previously, he was a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Dean Witter InterCapital and a vice president in the equity marketing and research departments of Dean Witter Reynolds. Prior to joining the firm, he was a vice president and equity research analyst at Sutro & Co. Mark received a BA in both history and political science from the University of California, Davis. Mark is also a member of the Economic Club of New York.

Cyril Moullé-Berteaux


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2011

9.17

9.2%

Cyril Moullé-Berteaux, Managing Director. Cyril Moullé-Berteaux is head of the GMA team at MSIM. He re-joined the firm in 2011. Before returning to Morgan Stanley, Cyril was a founding partner and portfolio manager at Traxis Partners, a macro hedge fund firm. At Traxis Partners, Cyril managed absolute-return portfolios and was responsible for running the firm’s fundamental and quantitative research effort. Prior to co-founding Traxis Partners, in 2003, he was a managing director at MSIM, running Asset Allocation Research and heading the Global Asset Allocation team. Previously, from 1991 to 1995, Cyril worked at Bankers Trust as a corporate finance analyst and as a derivatives trader in the emerging markets group. He received a BA in economics from Harvard University.

Sergei Parmenov


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 28, 2020

0.67

0.7%

Sergei Parmenov, Managing Director. Sergei Parmenov rejoined MSIM in 2011 in the Global Multi-Asset team. Before returning to Morgan Stanley, Sergei was a founder and manager of Lyncean Capital Management. Between 2003 and 2008, Sergei was an analyst and a portfolio manager at Traxis Partners. From 2002 to 2003, Sergei was an analyst at J. Rothschild Capital Management in London. Prior to this, he was a Vice President in the private equity department of Deutsche Bank and from 1999 to 2001, Sergei was an Associate and subsequently Vice President at Whitney & Co, focusing on European private equity investments. Sergei started his career in MSIM in 1996. He received a BA in economics from Columbia University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 32.16 5.58 8.02