MSCI (NYSE:MSCIGet Rating) and MJ (OTCMKTS:MJNEGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.


This table compares MSCI and MJ’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MSCI 38.62% -93.49% 19.08%
MJ N/A -332.31% -67.74%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.2% of MSCI shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of MJ shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of MSCI shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 35.9% of MJ shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for MSCI and MJ, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MSCI 0 2 7 0 2.78
MJ 0 0 0 0 N/A

MSCI currently has a consensus price target of $567.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.27%. Given MSCI’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe MSCI is more favorable than MJ.

Risk and Volatility

MSCI has a beta of 1.14, meaning that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MJ has a beta of -0.06, meaning that its stock price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MSCI and MJ’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MSCI $2.25 billion 16.94 $870.57 million $10.91 43.61
MJ $360,000.00 3.71 -$5.38 million N/A N/A

MSCI has higher revenue and earnings than MJ.


MSCI beats MJ on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About MSCI

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MSCI, Inc. engages in the provision of investment decision support tools including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics and corporate governance products and services. It operates through the following segments: Index, Analytics, ESG and Climate, and All Other-Private Assets. The Index segment focuses on the investment process, including developing indexed financial products. The Analytics segment offers risk management, performance attribution and portfolio management content, applications, and services. The ESG and Climate segment is involved in providing provide data, ratings, research, and tools to help investors navigate increasing regulation, meet new client demands and better integrate ESG and climate elements into their investment processes. The All Other-Private Assets segment engages in business intelligence products to real estate owners, managers, developers, and brokers. The company was founded by Andrew Thomas Rudd in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

About MJ

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MJ Holdings, Inc. operates as a cannabis holding company which provides services to the regulated cannabis industry. It offers cultivation management, licensing support, production management, asset and infrastructure development services. The company was founded by Kwajo Mensah Sarfoh and Paris Balaouras on November 17, 2006 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

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