MORN Morningstar

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  • MORN
  • Price as of: Sep 26, 05:36 PM EDT
  • $78.61
  • -$1.05
  • -1.3%
  • Industry
  • Information & delivery services
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MORN Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.12% Technology Average 1.92%
  • Annualized Payout
    $0.88 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    NM EPS $0.00
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2012
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

MORN Upcoming Dividend Payouts

MORN has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for MORN

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Metric MORN Rank MORN Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is considerably lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is above average against Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

MORN Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
13.1% 11.8% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

MORN Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.7600 2015 11.8%
$0.6800 2014 81.3%
Historical Dividend Data

MORN Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2200 2016-05-13 2016-07-06 2016-07-08 2016-07-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2016-02-26 2016-04-06 2016-04-08 2016-04-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2015-12-04 2016-01-06 2016-01-08 2016-01-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2015-09-25 2015-10-07 2015-10-09 2015-10-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2015-05-12 2015-07-08 2015-07-10 2015-07-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2015-02-13 2015-04-08 2015-04-10 2015-04-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2014-12-05 2015-01-07 2015-01-09 2015-01-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-12-06 2014-10-08 2014-10-10 2014-10-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-12-06 2014-07-09 2014-07-11 2014-07-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2014-02-14 2014-04-09 2014-04-11 2014-04-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-12-06 2014-01-08 2014-01-10 2014-01-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2013-10-04 2013-10-09 2013-10-14 2013-10-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2013-05-14 2013-07-10 2013-07-12 2013-07-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2013-02-15 2013-04-10 2013-04-12 2013-04-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2012-12-07 2012-12-13 2012-12-17 2012-12-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-09-28 2012-10-10 2012-10-12 2012-10-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-05-15 2012-07-11 2012-07-13 2012-07-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-02-17 2012-04-11 2012-04-13 2012-04-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2011-12-09 2012-01-11 2012-01-13 2012-01-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-09-23 2011-10-12 2011-10-14 2011-10-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-05-17 2011-07-13 2011-07-15 2011-07-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-02-18 2011-04-13 2011-04-15 2011-04-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2010-10-27 2010-12-29 2010-12-31 2011-01-14 Yes Regular Quarter
Company Profile

MORN Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Technology

Morningstar, Inc. (MORN) provides independent investment research to investors worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Investment Information and Investment Management. The Investment Information segment offers data, software, and research products and services. The Investment Management segment offers various products and services, such as Investment Consulting, Retirement Advice, and Morningstar Managed Portfolios. The company primarily serves banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, mutual fund companies, media outlets, and retirement plan sponsors and providers. Morningstar, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Morningstar has been paying dividends since 2010, and increased it consistently until 2013, when it cut its payout slightly. Morningstar pays its dividends quarterly.

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News

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  • Morningstar Sees Higher Profits; Beats Estimates (MORN)

    Investment research provider, Morningstar, Inc.(MORN) saw increased profits in their fourth quarter, beating estimates on Thursday. The Chicago, IL based company reported fourth quarter net income of $32.99 million, or 58 cents per share, up 15% from $27.95 million, or 55 cents per share. Analysts expected to see earnings of 56 cents per share. Revenue for the quarter was $170.60 million, up 7.6% from $158.57 million last year. Analysts expected $160.2 million in revenue. For FY2012, the company reported revenue of $658.3 million, up from $631.4 million in 2011. Consolidated operating income was $150.7 million for the year, a 9% increase from $138.4 million in 2011. Net income from continuing operations was $102.9 million, or $2.10 per share in 2012, compared with $98.4 million, or $1.92 per share in 2011. Morningstar shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Thursday. The stock has increased 12.5% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Morningstar, Inc.(MORN) have a 0.73% yield, based on Wednesday's closing price of $68.45. Morningstar, Inc.(MORN) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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