• Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund Asia Opportunity Portfolio

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Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund Asia Opportunity Portfolio

MSAWX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in companies outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

The research process is driven by fundamental analysis of one stock at a time.

Next, the research team focuses on high quality established and emerging companies located in Asia (excluding Japan) that are estimated to trade below their fair values.

The team favors companies with durable competitive advantages that can More

Price

Last Close

$17.05 ( -0.46 )

52 Week HL

$31.43 - $16.32

Net Assets

$339.82 M

Expense Ratio

1.05 %

Sector Allocation

Jan 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Feb 26, 2021

Company Name

  • Meituan
  • HDFC Bank
  • TAL Education
  • Huya Inc
  • ICICI Bank

Holding

  • 7.93
  • 5.65
  • 5.33
  • 5.29
  • 5.09

Company Name

  • Tencent Holdings
  • Naver Corp
  • Foshan Haitian
  • Kweichow Moutai
  • Taiwan Semiconductor
  • Total

Holding

  • 4.97
  • 4.79
  • 4.79
  • 4.72
  • 4.68
  • 53.24%

Manager

Name

Kristian Heugh

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-25.8 %

3 Year

-15.77%

5 Year

39.31%

Best

74.87%
2017

Worst

-25.8%
2022

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Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -16.9% 1% -9.1% 24.7% 4.7% 18.5% -2.6% - - - -
Q2 -10.7% -0.9% 22.2% 2.2% 4.5% 14.3% 3.8% -100% - - -
Q3 - -13.9% 17.7% -2.5% -10.1% 16% 6.3% -100% - - -
Q4 - -7.6% 14.3% 11.8% -10.5% 10.9% -9.2% 0.3% - - -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 0.4% -0.3% -17% -1% -9.8% - - - - - - -
2021 5.1% 2.9% -6.6% 0.3% 0.3% -1.5% -16.7% 1.3% 2.1% 0.5% -7.4% -5.1%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
MSAWX -26%-24%49%43%-15%75%-2%----
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -26%-53%34%15%-8%56%-11%----

MSAWX S&P 500

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