Morgan Stanley Company Profile (NYSE:MS)

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley logoMorgan Stanley is a financial holding company. The Company is a global financial services firm that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, advises, and originates, trades, manages and distributes capital for, governments, institutions and individuals. Its segments include Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company provides a range of products and services to a group of clients and customers, including corporations, governments, financial institutions and individuals. Its Institutional Securities business segment provides investment banking, sales and trading, and other services. Its Wealth Management business segment provides an array of financial services and solutions to individual investors and institutions covering brokerage, banking and retirement plan services. Its 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: $33.39
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.12
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.72
  • 52-Week Range: $21.16 - $35.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.16
  • P/E Growth: 1.32
  • Market Cap: $63.47B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,876,000,000
  • Beta: 2.09
  • Net Margins: 14.44%
  • Return on Equity: 7.61%
  • Return on Assets: 0.66%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.31%
  • Current Ratio: 0.73%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.73%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.42)
Consensus Price Target: $32.41 (3.52% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/20/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$32.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
10/20/2016GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
10/10/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> Hold$33.00View Rating Details
10/5/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$32.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
8/17/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016UBS AGBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$46.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$27.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$27.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
7/13/2016Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold$29.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/10/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldView Rating Details
6/29/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$32.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
6/26/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/18/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/19/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$36.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$31.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price Target$31.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
2/16/2016Portales PartnersUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
2/3/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral -> Underweight$32.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
1/21/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
1/20/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetSell$27.00View Rating Details
1/14/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$45.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeBuy$48.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
8/31/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$41.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.01 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 20162$0.64$0.70$0.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.38%
Dividend Growth:40.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.96% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.58% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.35%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.82%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
DateHeadline logoFord's Quarterly Print Leaves Morgan Stanley With 3 Takeaways (NYSE:MS) - October 27 at 12:37 PM
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News IconSell AUD/USD: Morgan Stanley Trade Of The Week | Forex Crunch - Forex Crunch (NYSE:MS) - October 25 at 11:22 AM logoMorgan Stanley gets boost from AT&T-Time Warner deal - CNBC (NYSE:MS) - October 25 at 11:22 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: EPR Properties, Morgan Stanley and Eaton Vance - Forbes (NYSE:MS) - October 25 at 11:22 AM logoWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Morgan Stanley (MS) Stock - Nasdaq (NYSE:MS) - October 25 at 11:21 AM logoMorgan Stanley Wealth Management Global Investment Solutions Launches New UIT Portfolio (NYSE:MS) - October 25 at 11:21 AM logoBRIEF-D. E. Shaw & co says it delivered letter of intent to Centerview Partners LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co LLC and Rothschild, related to Terraform Power (NYSE:MS) - October 25 at 8:55 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley Trade Of The Week: Sell AUD/USD - eFXnews - eFXnews (NYSE:MS) - October 24 at 5:58 PM logoSmartphones Still Hang on Apple, Samsung New Product, Says Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) - October 24 at 5:58 PM logoArcos Dorados +6% after Morgan Stanley upgrade (NYSE:MS) - October 24 at 3:21 PM logoWhy Capital Return, Not Phone Fires, Is The Focus For Samsung (NYSE:MS) - October 24 at 12:15 PM logoCrow Holdings Taps Morgan Stanley's (MS) Michael Levy for Senior Leadership Role - (NYSE:MS) - October 24 at 11:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley Stock Upgraded at Guggenheim (MS) - Investopedia (NYSE:MS) - October 22 at 5:50 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley Healthy Cities Arrives in Baltimore, MD, Offering Wellness, Nutrition and Play Programming to ... - (press release) (NYSE:MS) - October 22 at 10:20 AM
News IconMeag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH Acquires New Position in Morgan Stanley (MS) - DailyQuint (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 6:17 PM logoChart in Focus: Inside the Progress of Morgan Stanley’s Project Streamline (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 6:17 PM logoComps Will Be In Focus As 3 Restaurant Stocks Prepare To Report Q3 Results (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 3:18 PM logoMorgan Stanley (MS) Tops Q3 EPS Views - (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 9:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley Healthy Cities Arrives in Baltimore, MD, Offering Wellness, Nutrition and Play Programming to ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 9:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley (MS) Beats on Q3 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - Nasdaq (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 9:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley, Citi vying to clear yuan trades in US: executive - Reuters (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 9:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley (MS) Stock Up, Guggenheim Upgrades - (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 9:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley Healthy Cities Arrives in Baltimore, MD, Offering Wellness, Nutrition and Play Programming to Thousands of Residents (NYSE:MS) - October 21 at 9:41 AM logoMorgan Stanley in line for $120M fee in Bayer-Monsanto deal (NYSE:MS) - October 20 at 6:51 PM logoMorgan Stanley upgraded, Goldman cut at Guggenheim (NYSE:MS) - October 20 at 11:59 AM
News IconInvestment Brokerage – National: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Position of the day (NYSE:MS) - October 20 at 11:59 AM logoMore Confidence in Morgan Stanley (MS) (NYSE:MS) - October 20 at 11:59 AM logoEBay's Ongoing Turnaround Continues To Face Risks; Morgan Stanley Ups Target To $26 (NYSE:MS) - October 20 at 9:40 AM
News IconMORGAN STANLEY: It is 'under appreciated' how devastating the world's ageing population could be for the global economy (NYSE:MS) - October 20 at 6:49 AM logoMorgan Stanley, Citi vying to clear yuan trades in U.S. - executive (NYSE:MS) - October 19 at 7:43 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley CEO: We're Back on Track -- 4th Update (NYSE:MS) - October 19 at 6:35 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley Beats Estimates, Abbott Laboratories Just Ahead (NYSE:MS) - October 19 at 6:35 PM


Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by Staff