CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equity and corporate credit research and ratings from Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN) are now available through the Bloomberg Professional service, a leading financial information system that provides data, news, and analytics to more than 320,000 business and financial professionals.
"We're committed to providing the most effective investment data, research, and ratings to help investors achieve better outcomes. By delivering our equity and corporate credit research to Bloomberg's platform, we're able to offer institutional investors access to independent, timely, and actionable insight on widely held stocks and corporate debt," Jeremy Diamond, Morningstar's head of global buy-side solutions, said. "We continuously strive to expand the distribution of our equity and corporate credit research to help investors make informed decisions."
Subscribers of the Bloomberg Professional service can request access to Morningstar's equity analyst reports for more than 1,500 companies and corporate credit research for more than 700 issuers by typing MORN<GO>. In addition, Morningstar will also provide its proprietary, qualitative ratings including the Morningstar Rating™ for stocks and Morningstar® Corporate Credit Rating™ through Bloomberg.
Morningstar is one of the largest providers of independent research, employing more than 120 equity and corporate credit analysts globally. Morningstar's equity analysts publish institutional-quality company reports, analyst notes, pick lists, and industry and sector research. More information about Morningstar's equity research offerings and methodologies is available at http://global.morningstar.com/EquityResearch.
Morningstar also offers corporate credit research and ratings, including credit ratings, new-issue notes, issuer reports, and special reports. More information about Morningstar's corporate credit research offerings and methodologies is available at http://global.morningstar.com/CreditResearch.
About Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar provides data on approximately 456,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 12 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its registered investment advisor subsidiaries and had approximately $164 billion in assets under advisement and management as of March 31, 2014. The company has operations in 27 countries.
Morningstar, Inc. is not a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO) and its credit ratings on corporate and municipal issuers are not NRSRO credit ratings.
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