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Market Your Investment Products With Morningstar Essentials

Showcase the strength of your investment products by licensing the Morningstar ratings and visualizations that investors know and trust.

Drive investment with an unlimited use and distribution license of Morningstar’s broadly recognized and valued ratings and visualizations.

Building Investor Confidence With Independent Ratings

We evaluate investments from the viewpoint of an investor.


You can use our data and ratings to validate important details about your funds—such as how they stack up to their peers or if we expect them to outperform over a full market cycle.

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Expanded Coverage to Move the Industry Forward

Investor preferences change over time, and we’re constantly evolving, too, from our new sustainability metrics to the Morningstar Medalist Rating.

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Showing the Power of a Fund Beyond Its Returns

With access to our full lineup of ratings and research, you can promote the strengths of your fund in new ways, point out a manager’s distinct approach to stock-picking, provide context for a rating, and more.

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Illustration of a fund manager's website that markets investment products with Morningstar ratings and visualizations.
Timeline of Morningstar investment ratings, from left to right: Star Rating, Style Box, Sustainability Rating, Medalist Rating.
Illustration of an investment report that adds context to products beyond performance with sustainability ratings, holdings analysis, and more.

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