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Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lowered their target price on shares of Msci (NASDAQ:MSCI) from $45.00 to $43.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The firm currently has a “market perform” rating on the stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price suggests a potential downside of 2.52% from the company’s current price.

MSCI has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Msci from $48.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 15th. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Msci from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. They now have a $50.30 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Msci from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They now have a $44.20 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $49.10.

Shares of Msci (NASDAQ:MSCI) traded down 1.97% on Friday, hitting $44.36. 1,119,255 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Msci has a one year low of $37.17 and a one year high of $47.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $45.93 and a 200-day moving average of $43.84. The company has a market cap of $5.177 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.31.

Msci (NASDAQ:MSCI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $254.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $246.70 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.58 earnings per share. Msci’s revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Msci will post $2.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

MSCI Inc (NASDAQ:MSCI) is a provider of investment decision support tools, including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics and corporate governance products and services.

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