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Morgan Stanley Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:MS)

$48.99
+0.38 (+0.78 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 06:44 AM ET)
Today's Range
$48.72
Now: $48.99
$49.16
50-Day Range
$40.06
MA: $44.71
$49.15
52-Week Range
$36.74
Now: $48.99
$49.89
Volume5.47 million shs
Average Volume9.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$79.30 billion
P/E Ratio10.63
Dividend Yield2.88%
Beta1.36
Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates through Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management segments. The Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
SectorFinance
CUSIP61744644
Phone212-761-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$50.19 billion
Cash Flow$6.09 per share
Book Value$46.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees60,348
Outstanding Shares1,618,600,000
Market Cap$79.30 billion
Next Earnings Date1/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Thursday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 30th. View Morgan Stanley's Dividend History.

How will Morgan Stanley's stock buyback program work?

Morgan Stanley declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, July 18th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $4,700,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 5.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 17th. The financial services provider reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10 by $0.17. The financial services provider had revenue of $10.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.63 billion. Morgan Stanley had a return on equity of 10.86% and a net margin of 15.99%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.17 earnings per share. View Morgan Stanley's Earnings History.

When is Morgan Stanley's next earnings date?

Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 16th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Morgan Stanley.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

14 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $69.00. On average, they anticipate Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $54.45 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Morgan Stanley.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Morgan Stanley?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Morgan Stanley.

Has Morgan Stanley been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MS stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Morgan Stanley earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Morgan Stanley.

Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,120,000 shares, an increase of 23.1% from the September 30th total of 13,910,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,070,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Morgan Stanley's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Morgan Stanley's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Morgan Stanley own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Morgan Stanley investors own include Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Citigroup (C), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS) and General Electric (GE).

Who are Morgan Stanley's key executives?

Morgan Stanley's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Patrick Gorman, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Thomas Columba Kelleher, Pres (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jonathan M. Pruzan, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 50)
  • Mr. Eric F. Grossman, Chief Legal Officer & Exec. VP (Age 52)
  • Mr. Daniel Aaron Simkowitz, Head of Investment Management (Age 53)

Who are Morgan Stanley's major shareholders?

Morgan Stanley's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.35%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.30%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.17%), Focused Investors LLC (0.14%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.13%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.13%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Alistair Darling, Daniel A Simkowitz, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Stanley Morgan and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Morgan Stanley.

Which major investors are selling Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Gradient Investments LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, SG Americas Securities LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL and Radin Capital Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Jeffrey S Brodsky, Paul C Wirth, Stanley Morgan and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morgan Stanley.

Which major investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., California Public Employees Retirement System, Hexavest Inc., PGGM Investments, Connors Investor Services Inc., Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. and Calamos Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Morgan Stanley stock in the last two years include Daniel A Simkowitz and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morgan Stanley.

How do I buy shares of Morgan Stanley?

Shares of MS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Morgan Stanley's stock price today?

One share of MS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.99.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $79.30 billion and generates $50.19 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $8.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.61 on an earnings per share basis. Morgan Stanley employs 60,348 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Morgan Stanley.

What is Morgan Stanley's official website?

The official website for Morgan Stanley is http://www.morganstanley.com/.

How can I contact Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley's mailing address is 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-761-4000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Morgan Stanley (NYSE MS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  975 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  1,175 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  2,150
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Morgan Stanley and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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