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Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $12.31 on 6/23/2017, Change: +0.01 (0.08%)

 

Graph of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) ManagerFund Manager - Christian Roth

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 5.5 years
Fund Family: Morgan Stanley
Fund Category: Corporate Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.72)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) ProfileMorgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund seeks above-average total return over a market cycle of three to five years. Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund invests at least 80% of assets in investment grade fixed income securities. It invests primarily in a diversified mix of U.S. dollar-denominated fixed income securities, particularly U.S. government, corporate and mortgage securities and will ordinarily seek to maintain an average weighted maturity between five and ten years. Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund invests exclusively in securities that carry an investment grade rating or, if unrated, are determined to be of a comparable quality by the fund’s “advisor,” Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., at the time of purchase.

 

Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund Strength What we like about Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund

Data for Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) management has been with Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund for 5.5 years
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 7.41% vs 2.33% Corporate Bond category median performance)
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 5.14% vs 3.05% Corporate Bond category median performance)
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 5.83% vs 4.51% Corporate Bond category median performance)
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 45.00% vs Corporate Bond average of 62.08%. It is good that Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A management does not trade extensively for its return.

Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund

Data for Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 6.39 that is higher than category average of 4.51
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.05% than its Corporate Bond average of 0.87%
  • Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) carries a 4.25% load
See Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Some Corporate Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)9.19%6.65%5.84%
iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond (CLY)9.16%5.38%5.02%
PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Bd ETF (CORP)6.10%4.37%4.08%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bd ETF (VCIT)5.00%4.25%4.10%
FlexShares Credit-Scored US Corp Bd ETF (SKOR)3.56%3.30%NaN

 

Graph of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) Net Asset TrackingMorgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A fund (MIGAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$37.78M
03/2016$34.06M
02/2016$32.04M
More historic net asset information on Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX)

  

Graph of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) Portfolio TrackingMorgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A fund (MIGAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20168.93%0%87.31%0%
12/20152.54%0%91.89%0%
09/20152.17%0%91.04%0%
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graph of Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX) Fund

Discover what Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A Fund (MIGAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Jun16 Xcbt 20160630 [13.88%]
Us 10yr Note (Cbt)jun16 Xcbt 20160621 [7.15%]
Us 10yr Ultra Fut Jun16 Xcbt 20160621 [6.5%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun16 Xcbt 20160630 [3.5%]
Us Ultra Bond Cbt Jun16 Xcbt 20160621 [1.99%]
Z91qxs9p4 Cds Usd P F 1.00000 Ii5044110150324 [1.6%]
Z91qxs9p4 Cds Usd R V 03mevent Ii5042320150324 [1.59%]
US Treasury Note [1.09%]
Nbcuniversal Media 5.95% [1.02%]
Cap One Bk Usa Natl Assn 3.375% [1%]

Dec 30, 2015
Us 10yr Note (Cbt)mar16 Xcbt 20160321 [19.4%]
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [18.82%]
Us Ultra Bond Cbt Mar16 Xcbt 20160321 [3.06%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [2.28%]
Z91qxs9p4 Cds Usd P F 1.00000 Ii5044110150324 [1.78%]
Z91qxs9p4 Cds Usd R V 03mevent Ii5042320150324 [1.77%]
Bear Stearns Cos 5.55% [1.5%]
Cap One Bk Usa Natl Assn 3.375% [1.08%]
Nbcuniversal Media 5.95% [1.06%]
Virginia Elec & Pwr 2.95% [1.05%]

Sep 29, 2015
Us 10yr Note (Cbt)dec15 Xcbt 20151221 [20.27%]
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151231 [15.33%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151231 [6.68%]
Bmi34gvk8 Irs Usd P F 1.58825 Ii1343260150430 [4.13%]
Bmi34gvk8 Irs Usd R V 03mlibor Ii1341330150430 [4.08%]
Us Ultra Bond Cbt Dec15 Xcbt 20151221 [2.81%]
Bmi398fm5 Irs Usd P F 2.49100 Ii5293140150605 Ccpvanilla [1.9%]
Us Long Bond(Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151221 [1.84%]
Bmi398fm5 Irs Usd R V 03mlibor Ii5290540150605 Ccpvanilla [1.82%]
Z91qxs9p4 Cds Usd P F 1.00000 Ii5044110150324 [1.61%]
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