Data sources

Morningstar Direct

Subject:
Financial markets:
  • Mutual and hedge funds,
  • Stock markets
Keywords: mutual funds, hedge funds, ETF, holdings
Accessible to: Aalto users, Aalto Students & Staff
Morningstar

Data source type

Data vendor

License

Academic and non-commercial research purposes only

Analysis unit

Company

Geographical coverage

Global

Time period coverage

1980s to present

Frequency

Daily

Format

PDF, XLSX

Description

Morningstar Direct is a web-based global research platform providing performance and holdings analysis of managed investments. It includes open-end and closed-end mutual funds, hedge funds, exchange traded funds, market indices, money market funds, and equities. The key features of the database are historical fund-flow data and forecasts, historical fund holdings, and fund ratings based on the proprietary Morningstar rating methodology. 

The database consists of data on more than 350,000 investment offerings worldwide, going back as far as 1984. Each investment includes 

  • relevant current and historical performance data
  • portfolio holdings
  • cash flows
  • risk measures
  • operational information.¬†

Portfolio holdings information is updated on a monthly or quarterly basis, depending on the reporting frequency by the firms. Daily and intra-day price data is available for applicable investments. The Morningstar Excel Add-In allows you to retrieve data from the Morningstar database and load it into Excel for further calculation. Thousands of widely used data points and investment types are available.

Distributor

Morningstar

Acknowledgement

The Morningstar Direct subscription is financed by the Department of Finance at Aalto University School of Business.

Cite as

Morningstar Direct (n.d.). Morningstar.

Contact

Access to Morningstar Direct is managed by Nikolas Breitkopf, contact via [email protected]

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