MSNBC is a subsidiary of NBC Universal Media, which is a privately held company. If investors enter MSNBC as a ticker symbol search, they receive an invalid ticker symbol message, as stated by CNBC. Therefore, there is no value on MSNBC stock, as of 2015.
NBC Universal Media is a private corporation and does not trade on any market indexes, according to Bloomberg Business. NBC is a media conglomerate providing news, information, sports and film entertainment. NBC owns the broadcasting rights to several networks, including CNBC, Oxygen, USA Network and The Golf Channel. The NBC group of networks offers international broadcast news and entertainment from CNBC World and Universal HD, as of 2015.