NEW YORK (AP) _ MSCI Inc. (MSCI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $156.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of $1.87. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.96 per share.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.98 per share.
The maker of software tools to help portfolio managers make investment decisions posted revenue of $443.7 million in the period, which also fell short of Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $445.9 million.
For the year, the company reported profit of $601.8 million, or $7.12 per share. Revenue was reported as $1.7 billion.
MSCI shares have dropped 12% since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 44% in the last 12 months.
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