MSAYX: Morgan Stanley Inst Asia Opp IS

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MSAYX Morgan Stanley Inst Asia Opp IS


Profile

MSAYX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 25.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $161 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 52.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.17
$16.83
$22.32

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 13.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 63.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $10,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 25.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Asia Opportunity Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date
    Dec 29, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kristian Heugh

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities of issuers located in Asia, excluding Japan. In selecting securities for investment, the Adviser seeks high-quality established and emerging companies that the Adviser believes are undervalued at the time of purchase. For purposes of maintaining exposure of at least 80% of the fund's assets to equity securities of issuers located in Asia, the fund may also invest in ADRs, GDRs and other types of depositary receipts with respect to issuers located in Asia.


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Performance

MSAYX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.6% -8.4% 3.0% 8.42%
1 Yr 25.6% -16.8% 25.6% 1.05%
3 Yr 25.2%* -11.8% 25.2% 1.23%
5 Yr N/A* -7.6% 7.4% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -6.1% 6.8% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 44.7% -4.4% 44.7% 1.06%
2018 -14.1% -47.1% -11.8% 20.93%
2017 74.8% -0.9% 104.2% 4.94%
2016 -3.5% -18.0% 17.1% 85.19%
2015 N/A -31.2% 8.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MSAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.6% -8.4% 3.0% 8.42%
1 Yr 25.6% -16.8% 25.6% 1.05%
3 Yr 25.9%* -7.0% 25.9% 1.23%
5 Yr N/A* -7.3% 8.1% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -6.1% 9.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MSAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 44.7% -4.4% 44.7% 1.06%
2018 -13.6% -47.1% -9.5% 25.58%
2017 76.8% 16.8% 104.2% 3.70%
2016 -1.3% -18.0% 19.6% 76.54%
2015 N/A -31.0% 15.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MSAYX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MSAYX Category Low Category High MSAYX % Rank
Net Assets 161 M 5.51 M 8.09 B 43.16%
Number of Holdings 30 2 208 98.95%
Net Assets in Top 10 71.8 M 2.67 M 2.92 B 41.05%
Weighting of Top 10 52.05% 21.2% 99.5% 7.37%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 8.21%
  2. Meituan Dianping 5.65%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 5.33%
  4. Shenzhou International Group Holdings Ltd 4.80%
  5. NAVER Corp 4.77%
  6. AIA Group Ltd 4.73%
  7. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 4.69%
  8. China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co Ltd 4.64%
  9. Huazhu Group Ltd ADR 4.64%
  10. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MSAYX % Rank
Stocks
88.62% 84.76% 100.63% 92.63%
Cash
10.86% -0.62% 14.89% 12.63%
Other
0.52% 0.00% 3.48% 12.63%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.15% 74.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.31% 73.68%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.46% 73.68%

Expenses

MSAYX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MSAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 13.31% 0.30% 13.31% 1.06%
Management Fee 0.80% 0.60% 1.10% 38.95%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.01% 0.25% 29.41%

Sales Fees

MSAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MSAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 70.59%

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.

MSAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 63.00% 1.00% 360.00% 63.16%

Distributions

MSAYX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MSAYX Category Low Category High MSAYX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.42% 73.68%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MSAYX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MSAYX Category Low Category High MSAYX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.05% -1.69% 2.82% 74.74%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MSAYX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MSAYX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kristian Heugh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 29, 2015

4.09

4.1%

Kristian Heugh is the Head of the Global Opportunity team and leads Global and International investing for Counterpoint Global. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2001 and has 18 years of investment experience. Previously, Kristian was a co-portfolio manager of an international equity strategy and a technology strategy while a member of the Global Research Group, working closely with the Counterpoint Global team. Prior to that, he was a technology analyst for MSIM’s Sector Rotation multi-cap growth strategies. Kristian received a B.A. in economics from Duke University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Krace Zhou


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2016

3.34

3.3%

Krace Zhou is an investor for the Global Opportunity team. She joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and has 11 years of investment experience. Prior to her current role, Krace was a member of the Special Situations Group in Morgan Stanley's Fixed Income Division responsible for distressed credit research. Before that, she was an analyst in the Interest Rate Currency and Commodity Sales team. Krace received a B.S. in mathematics and statistics from Peking University, Beijing.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 20.1 5.14 10.21