Morgan Stanley Company Profile (NYSE:MS)

About Morgan Stanley (MS)

Morgan Stanley logoMorgan Stanley is a financial holding company. The Company's segments include Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management. The Company's Institutional Securities business segment provides investment banking, sales and trading, and other services to corporations, governments, financial institutions and high-to-ultra high net worth clients. The Company's Wealth Management business segment provides an array of financial services and solutions to individual investors and small-to-medium sized businesses and institutions covering brokerage and investment advisory services, market-making activities in fixed income securities, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and insurance products, credit and other lending products, banking and retirement plan services. The Company's Investment Management business segment provides a range of investment strategies and products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Investment Brokerage - National
  • Sub-Industry: Investment Banking & Brokerage
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MS
  • CUSIP: 61744644
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $42.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $45.44
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $39.69
  • 52-Week Range: $23.11 - $47.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.77
  • P/E Growth: 0.93
  • Market Cap: $78.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,866,164,000
  • Beta: 1.8
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 15.76%
  • Return on Equity: 8.48%
  • Return on Assets: 0.73%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.31%
  • Current Ratio: 0.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.71%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 12 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $39.52 (6.36% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
2/22/2017Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$46.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/30/2017InstinetReiterated RatingBuy$49.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017CLSAReiterated RatingBuy$54.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$48.00N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingSell -> buyN/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Citigroup IncSet Price TargetNeutral$42.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$50.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$27.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageHold$42.00N/AView Rating Details
12/4/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/30/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$34.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/6/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> Hold$33.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/17/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $36.00N/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$34.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016UBS Group AGBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $34.00N/AView Rating Details
7/13/2016Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold$29.00N/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
7/10/2016Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/29/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$32.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
4/18/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
4/19/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$36.00N/AView Rating Details
4/19/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$31.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price Target$31.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016Portales PartnersUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
1/14/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeBuy$48.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
8/31/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$41.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Earnings by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/19/2017        
1/17/2017Q416$0.65$0.81$8.51 billion$9.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$0.63$0.80$8.17 billion$8.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.59$0.75$8.30 billion$8.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2016Q116$0.65$0.55$8.52 billion$7.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/19/2016Q415$0.33$0.43$7.59 billion$7.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$0.63$0.34$8.54 billion$7.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$0.73$0.79$9.10 billion$9.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.79$0.85$9.16 billion$9.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2015Q414$0.58$0.40$8.17 billion$7.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2014Q314$0.54$0.77$8.16 billion$8.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.58$0.91$8.41 million$8.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.60$0.68$8.52 billion$8.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2014Q413$0.47$0.20$8.04 billion$7.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q313$0.48$0.50$7.76 billion$8.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.44$0.37$7.93 billion$8.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.57$0.61$8.34 billion$8.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2013Q4 2012$0.27$0.45$7.02 billion$7.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.25$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.33$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.43($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012($0.62)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.32$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011($0.65)($0.38)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.34$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2011$0.35$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.39 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.92 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.42$0.68$0.55
Q2 20162$0.61$0.63$0.62
Q3 20162$0.65$0.67$0.66
Q4 20163$0.66$0.76$0.71
Q1 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q2 20171$0.89$0.89$0.89
Q3 20171$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q4 20171$0.77$0.77$0.77
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Most Recent Dividend:2/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.90%
Dividend Growth:51.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.40% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.60% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.41% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/17/2017Quarterly$0.201.87%1/27/20171/31/20172/15/2017
10/19/2016Quarterly$0.202.43%10/27/201610/31/201611/15/2016
7/20/2016quarterly$0.202.77%7/27/20167/29/20168/15/2016
4/18/2016quarterly$0.152.27%4/27/20164/29/20165/13/2016
1/20/2016quarterly$0.152.38%1/27/20161/29/20162/15/2016
10/19/2015quarterly$0.151.86%10/28/201510/30/201511/13/2015
7/21/2015quarterly$0.151.5%7/29/20157/31/20158/14/2015
4/21/2015quarterly$0.151.63%4/28/20154/30/20155/15/2015
4/20/2015quarterly$0.155/15/20154/30/2015
1/21/2015quarterly$0.101.15%1/28/20151/30/20152/13/2015
10/20/2014quarterly$0.101.2%10/29/201410/31/201411/14/2014
7/18/2014quarterly$0.101.23%7/29/20147/31/20148/15/2014
4/21/2014quarterly$0.101.29%4/28/20144/30/20145/15/2014
1/21/2014quarterly$0.050.61%1/29/20141/31/20142/14/2014
10/18/2013quarterly$0.050.67%10/29/201310/31/201311/15/2013
7/19/2013quarterly$0.050.72%7/29/20137/31/20138/15/2013
4/19/2013quarterly$0.050.97%4/26/20134/30/20135/15/2013
1/22/2013quarterly$0.050.87%2/1/20132/5/20132/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.35%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.87%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/14/2017Paul C WirthCFOSell12,481$46.04$574,625.24View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Thomas Colm KelleherPresidentSell182,027$43.82$7,976,423.14View SEC Filing  
1/26/2017Paul C WirthCFOSell10,000$44.25$442,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell17,562$42.14$740,062.68View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017James P GormanChairmanSell284,827$42.30$12,048,182.10View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Daniel A SimkowitzInsiderSell121,351$42.05$5,102,809.55View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016James P GormanChairmanSell100,000$41.38$4,138,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016James A RosenthalCOOSell111,200$40.34$4,485,808.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell60,675$37.84$2,295,942.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016James P GormanChairmanSell200,000$37.70$7,540,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Daniel A SimkowitzInsiderSell60,119$37.56$2,258,069.64View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Jonathan PruzanCFOSell44,625$33.90$1,512,787.50View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016James A RosenthalCOOSell66,500$33.89$2,253,685.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2016Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell220,400$33.22$7,321,688.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016James A RosenthalCOOSell189,000$32.85$6,208,650.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016Thomas Colm KelleherPresidentSell222,712$32.90$7,327,224.80View SEC Filing  
9/27/2016Stanley MorganMajor ShareholderSell357$23,750.00$8,478,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Paul C WirthCFOSell18,929$31.70$600,049.30View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Keishi HotsukiInsiderSell246,452$30.27$7,460,102.04View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Paul C WirthCFOSell20,000$30.20$604,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Donald T NicolaisenDirectorSell3,302$27.88$92,059.76View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016James A RosenthalCOOSell91,426$29.06$2,656,839.56View SEC Filing  
7/21/2016Jeffrey S BrodskyInsiderSell19,955$28.79$574,504.45View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell24,952$28.21$703,895.92View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016James A RosenthalCOOSell50,000$25.13$1,256,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Donald T NicolaisenDirectorSell4,160$37.77$157,123.20View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Paul C WirthCFOSell39,462$38.37$1,514,156.94View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Thomas Colm KelleherInsiderSell32,833$36.72$1,205,627.76View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell34,481$37.10$1,279,245.10View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015James A RosenthalCOOSell50,030$37.10$1,856,113.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Paul C WirthCFOSell21,500$35.45$762,175.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Laura D TysonDirectorSell25,000$35.30$882,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell54,500$34.29$1,868,805.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Paul C WirthCFOSell10,000$34.44$344,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014Eric F GrossmanInsiderSell35,000$32.90$1,151,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2014Gregory J FlemingInsiderSell100,000$33.02$3,302,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014James A RosenthalCOOSell30,800$32.50$1,001,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Keishi HotsukiInsiderSell33,864$30.02$1,016,597.28View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Howard DaviesDirectorSell12,000$31.17$374,040.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014James RosenthalCOOSell33,500$30.18$1,011,030.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Thomas Colm KelleherInsiderSell8,500$30.16$256,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Donald NicolaisenDirectorSell4,704$30.33$142,672.32View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013James A RosenthalCOOSell12,850$27.32$351,062.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2013Thomas Colm KelleherInsiderSell58,555$22.87$1,339,152.85View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Latest Headlines for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
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DateHeadline
investopedia.com logoInvestment Banks Suffer as Brexit Approaches (GS, MS) (NYSE:MS)
www.investopedia.com - March 22 at 6:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoMorgan Stanley Enters Oversold Territory (NYSE:MS)
www.nasdaq.com - March 22 at 6:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMorgan Stanley Strategy Challenge to Benefit 14 Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. and UK (NYSE:MS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 22 at 6:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoInvestment Banks Suffer as Brexit Approaches (NYSE:MS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 22 at 6:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMorgan Stanley Wealth Management Names 17 Women of Achievement to MAKERS Class of 2017 (NYSE:MS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 22 at 6:44 PM
cnbc.com logoMorgan Stanley downgrades airline stocks because too much added capacity will hurt profitability (NYSE:MS)
www.cnbc.com - March 22 at 9:25 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMorgan Stanley Tax Mix Up, or Why You Need to Know Your Cost Basis (NYSE:MS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 22 at 9:24 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSeeing 'pricing cracks,' Morgan Stanley cuts view on airlines (NYSE:MS)
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 8:45 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMorgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund declares $0.17 dividend (NYSE:MS)
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 1:15 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMorgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund declares $0.15 dividend (NYSE:MS)
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 1:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVolatility — What you need to know in markets on Wednesday (NYSE:MS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 6:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks tumble, bank stocks get crushed (NYSE:MS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 6:34 PM
bloomberg.com logoGoldman, Morgan Stanley Signal London Job Moves Ahead of Brexit (NYSE:MS)
www.bloomberg.com - March 21 at 6:34 PM
News Icon'There's a change in the geography': Here's what Morgan Stanley is saying about the first quarter (NYSE:MS)
www.businessinsider.com - March 21 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWall St. bellwether Jefferies confirms business is booming at the banks (NYSE:MS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:41 AM
bizjournals.com logoBank of America poaches Morgan Stanley’s Eric Bischof (NYSE:MS)
www.bizjournals.com - March 21 at 11:41 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley (MS) Upgraded to Hold at Vetr Inc. (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 12:58 AM
cnbc.com logo10 ways to play a coming dealmaking surge (NYSE:MS)
www.cnbc.com - March 20 at 6:05 PM
News IconMORGAN STANLEY: These 7 brand name companies could be takeover targets (NYSE:MS)
www.businessinsider.com - March 20 at 1:43 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley (MS) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 12:29 PM
bloomberg.com logoMorgan Stanley Said to Lose Second Senior M&A Banker in Asia (NYSE:MS)
www.bloomberg.com - March 20 at 10:10 AM
forbes.com logoThe World's Richest Hedge Fund Billionaires 2017 (NYSE:MS)
www.forbes.com - March 20 at 10:10 AM
News IconSalzgitter AG (SZG) Given a €37.40 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 8:30 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley Analysts Give BHP Billiton plc (BLT) a GBX 1,510 Price Target (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 6:42 AM
News IconRightmove Plc (RMV) Downgraded to “Equal Weight” at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 1:58 AM
News IconAgilent Technologies Inc (A) Upgraded to Overweight by Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 6:48 PM
News IconThere could be a $3 trillion shift in investing, and it poses a huge problem for mutual funds (NYSE:MS)
www.businessinsider.com - March 18 at 10:42 AM
bloomberg.com logoAsset Manager Revenue May Fall 30% by 2019, Morgan Stanley Says (NYSE:MS)
www.bloomberg.com - March 17 at 6:49 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoInvestment banks ditch the diet and look to expand - study (NYSE:MS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 17 at 6:49 PM
News IconEquities Research Analysts’ Downgrades for March, 17th (ASBFY, BUFF, CERV, CPYYY, HF, HKMPF, MG, RRS, TROW, WDO) (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 4:17 PM
News IconBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Downgraded by Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 2:45 PM
News IconHFF, Inc. (HF) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 2:45 PM
News IconSEGRO plc (SGRO) Price Target Lowered to GBX 510 at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 6:30 AM
News IconJohn Wood Group PLC (WG) Lifted to “Overweight” at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 3:10 AM
News IconFranklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 10:21 PM
News IconMORGAN STANLEY: These 3 restaurant stocks could be crushed by the return of food inflation (NYSE:MS)
www.businessinsider.com - March 16 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Signals Are the Fed Sending to the Market? (NYSE:MS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 7:21 PM
seekingalpha.com logoIBM raised to $212 target at Morgan Stanley, cloud cited undervalued (NYSE:MS)
seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 11:07 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWall Street's M&A Chatter From March 15 (NYSE:MS)
feeds.benzinga.com - March 16 at 7:45 AM
investopedia.com logoS&P Global Makes Bold Offer to Acquire MSCI (SPGI) (NYSE:MS)
www.investopedia.com - March 15 at 6:51 PM
News IconCanaccord Genuity Upgrades WOOD GROUP (JOHN) (WDGJF) to Buy (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 2:57 PM
News IconBP plc (BP) Given a GBX 515 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 10:10 AM
News IconRoyal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSB) Given a GBX 2,750 Price Target at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 10:10 AM
News IconAnalysts’ Upgrades for March, 15th (A, ADDYY, AMFW, BAB, BGEO, CSX, EVRI, FLS, FNSR, GLEN) (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 8:19 AM
News IconREXEL (RXEEY) Rating Increased to Overweight at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 7:36 PM
News IconWOOD GROUP (JOHN) (WDGJF) Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight” (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 7:36 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given a GBX 1,510 Price Target at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 6:14 PM
News IconSalzgitter AG (SZG) PT Set at €37.40 by Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 6:14 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley Analysts Give ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA) a €24.10 Price Target (NYSE:MS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 6:14 PM
capitalcube.com logoMorgan Stanley :MS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 14, 2017 (NYSE:MS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 5:45 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

What is Morgan Stanley's stock symbol?

Morgan Stanley trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MS."

How often does Morgan Stanley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th.

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 17th. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $9 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.51 billion. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 15.76% and a return on equity of 8.48%. Morgan Stanley's revenue for the quarter was up 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.43 EPS.

When will Morgan Stanley make its next earnings announcement?

Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

Where is Morgan Stanley's stock going? Where will Morgan Stanley's stock price be in 2017?

28 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Morgan Stanley's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's stock price to reach $39.52 in the next twelve months.

Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,688,563 shares, an increase of 23.6% from the February 15th total of 15,115,884 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,961,888 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who owns Morgan Stanley stock?

Morgan Stanley's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (8.79%), FMR LLC (2.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.50%), Janus Capital Management LLC (0.50%), Norges Bank (0.44%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.37%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Daniel A Simkowitz, Donald T Nicolaisen, Eric F Grossman, James A Rosenthal, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Stanley Morgan and Thomas Colm Kelleher.

Who sold Morgan Stanley stock? Who is selling Morgan Stanley stock?

Morgan Stanley's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Fred Alger Management Inc., Prudential PLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Credit Agricole S A and Janus Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley stock in the last year include Daniel A Simkowitz, Donald T Nicolaisen, Eric F Grossman, James A Rosenthal, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Stanley Morgan and Thomas Colm Kelleher.

Who bought Morgan Stanley stock? Who is buying Morgan Stanley stock?

Morgan Stanley's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Norges Bank, State Street Corp, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Caxton Associates LP, AQR Capital Management LLC and Discovery Capital Management LLC CT.

How do I buy Morgan Stanley stock?

Shares of Morgan Stanley can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Morgan Stanley stock cost?

One share of Morgan Stanley stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.21.

Morgan Stanley (MS) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff