Looking up a security's profile and rating

The Profile and rating tab provides statistical and rating information for individual securities. Morningstar rates each security on a 5-star rating system.

To access profile and rating information:
  1. Enter the security name or symbol in the Quick quote  field and select Go
  2. Click or tap the stars next to the security name.

 
The rating window will automatically open. 


Note: the number of stars next to the security name represents the rating of the symbol by Morningstar, based on a 5-star rating system.
  
The profile section includes the following information:

Profile/Financials 
Sector  The part of the economy the security belongs to. 
Industry  The primary business activity that the security engages with. 
Morningstar's take 
Uncertainty  A classification of the fair value estimate. Values range from low, medium, high, very high, and extreme. 
Consider buy  The price below which Morningstar analysts think investors should consider purchasing a stock, and is equivalent to the price at which it would earn a 5-star rating. 
Consider sell  The price above which Morningstar analysts think investors should consider selling a stock, and is equivalent to the price at which it would earn a 1-star rating. 
Current Morningstar rating  The current rating by Morningstar. 
Previous Morningstar rating  The previous rating by Morningstar.  
Tip: you can get a comprehensive analysis report by clicking or tapping the Full analysis button in the rating window. 
 
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