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: $31.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.02
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.54
  • 52-Week Range: $21.16 - $35.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.45
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
  • Market Cap: $60.13B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,911,808,000
  • Beta: 2.18
  • Net Margins: 13.27%
  • Return on Equity: 6.41%
  • Return on Assets: 0.55%
  • 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, 10 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: $32.24 (3.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
7/9/2016Barclays PLCReiterated 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
3/25/2016MacquarieLower Price Target$32.00 -> $31.00View 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
7/29/2015GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/21/2015Sandler O'NeillBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00View Rating Details
7/13/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$37.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
10/2/2014MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$41.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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: $2.50 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.97 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$0.60$0.65$0.63
Q4 20162$0.53$0.58$0.56
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.58%
Dividend Growth:40.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.87% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.94% (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: 83.64%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 logoMorgan Stanley considers Salesforce, Twitter deal probability low (NYSE:MS) - September 26 at 1:22 PM logoMorgan Stanley (MS) Approaches New Downside Target of $31.36 (NYSE:MS) - September 26 at 10:56 AM logo[$$] Morgan Stanley / Goldman Sachs: back in line (NYSE:MS) - September 26 at 10:56 AM logoMorgan Stanley cuts view of lodging names (NYSE:MS) - September 26 at 10:07 AM logoMorgan Stanley likes Marriott over Hyatt (NYSE:MS) - September 26 at 9:06 AM logoSunstone Hotel downgraded at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) - September 26 at 7:24 AM logo[$$] Banks Face Costly, Complex Technology Upgrades (NYSE:MS) - September 25 at 5:37 PM logoMorgan Stanley Renews $8 Million Commitment with Feeding America, the Nation's Leading Hunger-Relief Charity - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:MS) - September 24 at 5:44 PM logoA Comparative Analysis Of Goldman Sachs And Morgan Stanley - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:MS) - September 24 at 5:44 PM logoA Comparative Analysis Of Goldman Sachs And Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) - September 24 at 10:39 AM
News IconInvestment Brokerage – National: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Position of the day (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 5:50 PM
News IconEarnings Forecast Revision Scan: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 5:50 PM logoInside the Fed Proposal on Wall Street Commodity Holdings (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 5:50 PM logo[$$] Fed wants banks to hold extra capital for commodities exposure (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 5:50 PM logoFed wants to put new limits on banks' commodities activities (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 5:50 PM logoFed proposes new limits on Wall St. energy bets (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 1:48 PM logoFed Proposes Aggressive Rule on Wall Street Commodity Holdings - Bloomberg (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 12:26 PM logoPing An-backed P2P lender Lufax taps four banks for HK IPO: sources (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 10:55 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley Gives Advisors Gender-Diversity Toolkit (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 10:55 AM logoMorgan Stanley Renews $8 Million Commitment with Feeding America, the Nation’s Leading Hunger-Relief Charity (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 10:54 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) from Investment Brokerage – National – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:MS) - September 23 at 10:54 AM
News IconFinancial Stocks Movements! JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) - share market updates (press release) (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 5:57 PM logoMorgan Stanley Renews $8 Million Commitment with Feeding ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 5:57 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley Gives Advisors Gender-Diversity Toolkit - ThinkAdvisor (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 5:57 PM logoMorgan Stanley: These are the winners from the rise of driverless cars (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 11:59 AM
News IconWhy Morgan Stanley's Skechers Stock Downgrade Is Right On The Mark - BNL Finance (press release) (registration) (blog) (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 11:02 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley urges advisers to embrace female-friendly investment strategies - InvestmentNews (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 11:02 AM logoMorgan Stanley's Redeker Sees Potential 4-5% Dollar Drop (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 11:02 AM logoMorgan Stanley Upgrades ON Semiconductor, Sees Wide Range Of Potential Positive Opportunities (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 9:36 AM logoON Semiconductor higher on Morgan Stanley upgrade (NYSE:MS) - September 22 at 8:37 AM logoSkechers descends to 52-week low after Morgan Stanley cut (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 5:54 PM logoJudge Dismisses Some Claims Against Major Banks Accused of Rigging Prices (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 5:54 PM logoForm 424B2 MORGAN STANLEY (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 5:54 PM
News IconSkechers USA Inc (SKX) Slammed on Morgan Stanley Downgrade (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 1:49 PM
News IconGermany Will No Longer Outperform the EU in 2017 Says MS (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 10:22 AM logoMorgan Stanley (MS) Upgrades Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) To Overweight On Upside Potential (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 10:22 AM
News IconInvestor News: Investigation for Participants in the Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Employee 401(k) Plan (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 10:22 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 10:22 AM logoMorgan Stanley On Skechers: 'Three Stripes, You're Out' (NYSE:MS) - September 21 at 9:25 AM logoMorgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund declares $0.18 dividend (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 4:55 PM logoMorgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund declares $0.15 dividend (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 4:55 PM
News IconNotable Runners: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY) - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoAtlanta Fed, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs cut U.S. Q3 GDP estimates - (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoGM Price Target Increased at Morgan Stanley, But Will An Auto Sales Decline Stunt Its Growth? - (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoWells Fargo & Co (WFC) Upgraded At Morgan Stanley (MS) Despite Scandal - TCC (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM
News IconChanges to Broker Targets on Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) - Post Registrar (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoMorgan Stanley Introduces New Tool Kit to Effectively Integrate Gender Diversity Criteria Within an Investment Portfolio (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoHere's a Huge Bank That Could Follow Wells Fargo Lower -- and Which Bank You Should Buy Instead (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoGoldman Sachs Leads in ETF Race (GS, MS) (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoMorgan Stanley says Wells Fargo stock inexpensive; raises rating (NYSE:MS) - September 20 at 11:01 AM


Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Chart for Monday, September, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by Staff