Barclays Maintains Overweight Rating for MSCI: Here's What You Need To Know

Barclays has decided to maintain its Overweight rating of MSCI MSCI and lower its price target from $570.00 to $470.00.

Shares of MSCI are trading up 2.8% over the last 24 hours, at $428.39 per share.

A move to $470.00 would account for a 9.71% increase from the current share price.

About MSCI

MSCI describes its mission as enabling investors to build better portfolios for a better world. MSCI's largest and most profitable segment is its index segment, where it provides benchmarking to asset managers and asset owners. In addition, it boasts over $1 trillion in ETF assets linked to MSCI indexes. The MSCI analytics segment provides portfolio management and risk management analytics software to asset managers and asset owners. MSCI's all other segment was broken out into ESG and climate and private assets segments in 2021. In ESG and climate, MSCI provides ESG data to the investment industry. In the private assets side, MSCI provides real restate reporting, market data, benchmarking, and analytics to investors and real estate managers.

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