NYSE:MS

Morgan Stanley Stock Forecast, Price & News

$97.81
-3.94 (-3.87 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 12:46 PM ET)
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$97.39
$99.49
50-Day Range
$89.35
$105.45
52-Week Range
$45.86
$105.81
Volume638,573 shs
Average Volume10.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$178.46 billion
P/E Ratio13.02
Dividend Yield2.75%
Beta1.56
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About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley operates as a global financial services company. The firm provides investment banking products and services to its clients and customers including corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. It operates through the following segments: Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management. The Institutional Services segment provides financial advisory, capital-raising services, and related financing services on behalf of institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments, including equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed-income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, alternative investments, real estate, and merchant banking strategies. The company was founded by Harold Stanley and Henry S. Morgan in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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2.57 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

173rd out of 1,332 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

9th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Morgan Stanley a buy right now?

20 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Morgan Stanley stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Morgan Stanley?

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Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 22,230,000 shares, a drop of 12.6% from the July 29th total of 25,430,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,310,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Morgan Stanley's next earnings date?

Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 14th 2021.
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How can I listen to Morgan Stanley's earnings call?

Morgan Stanley will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 14th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 404-537-3406 with passcode "3958264".

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.85 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.63 by $0.22. The financial services provider had revenue of $14.76 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.99 billion. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 23.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.86%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.96 earnings per share.
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How has Morgan Stanley's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Morgan Stanley's stock was trading at $36.87 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MS stock has increased by 165.6% and is now trading at $97.93.
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How often does Morgan Stanley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, August 13th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 29th. This is an increase from Morgan Stanley's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35.
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Is Morgan Stanley a good dividend stock?

Morgan Stanley pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.75%. The dividend payout ratio of Morgan Stanley is 42.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Morgan Stanley will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.16% next year. This indicates that Morgan Stanley will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Morgan Stanley's stock buyback program work?

Morgan Stanley announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, June 28th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $12,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 7.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

20 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Morgan Stanley's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $95.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.3%.
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Who are Morgan Stanley's key executives?

Morgan Stanley's management team includes the following people:
  • James Patrick Gorman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Andy Saperstein, Co-President
  • Edward N. Pick, Co-President
  • Jonathan M. Pruzan, Chief Operating Officer
  • Sharon Yeshaya, Chief Financial Officer

What is James P. Gorman's approval rating as Morgan Stanley's CEO?

3,439 employees have rated Morgan Stanley CEO James P. Gorman on Glassdoor.com. James P. Gorman has an approval rating of 93% among Morgan Stanley's employees. This puts James P. Gorman in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Citigroup (C), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

What is Morgan Stanley's stock symbol?

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

Who are Morgan Stanley's major shareholders?

Morgan Stanley's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (7.11%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.61%), BlackRock Inc. (6.61%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.20%), FMR LLC (2.44%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.32%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, Hutham S Olayan, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney, Sharon Yeshaya, Stephen J Luczo and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi.
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Which institutional investors are selling Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Greenhaven Associates Inc., 1832 Asset Management L.P., 1832 Asset Management L.P., State Street Corp, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Primecap Management Co. CA, and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Sharon Yeshaya, and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi.
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Which institutional investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Jefferies Group LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Amundi, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc., and Franklin Resources Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Morgan Stanley stock in the last two years include Hutham S Olayan, Stephen J Luczo, and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Morgan Stanley's stock price today?

One share of MS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.93.

How much money does Morgan Stanley make?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $178.68 billion and generates $52.05 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $11.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.58 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Morgan Stanley have?

Morgan Stanley employs 68,000 workers across the globe.

Does Morgan Stanley have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Morgan Stanley: Archimedes Investments Cooperatieve U.A., CoAdvantage, E*Trade, Eaton Vance Management, Hanwha L&C, KSH Infra, MS Financing LLC, MSJL Holdings Limited, MSL Incorporated, Mesa West Capital, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley (Australia) Securities Holdings Pty Limited, Morgan Stanley (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited, Morgan Stanley Asia Holdings Limited, Morgan Stanley Asia Limited, Morgan Stanley Australia Securities Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Morgan Stanley Bank Asia Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank N.A., Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., Morgan Stanley Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC, Morgan Stanley Delta Holdings LLC, Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley Europe Holding SE, Morgan Stanley Europe SE, Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Ventures Inc., Morgan Stanley France Holdings I S.A.S., Morgan Stanley France S.A., Morgan Stanley Hedging Co. Ltd., Morgan Stanley Holdings LLC, Morgan Stanley Hong Kong 1238 Limited, Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., Morgan Stanley Investment Management Limited, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings Co. Ltd., Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co. Ltd., Morgan Stanley Principal Funding Inc., Morgan Stanley Private Bank National Association, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc., Morgan Stanley Services Group Inc., Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC, Morgan Stanley Strategic Investments Inc., Morgan Stanley UK Limited, Morgan Stanley Uruguay Ltda., Prime Dealer Services Corp., Shareworks, Smith Barney Venture, and Zenith.

When was Morgan Stanley founded?

Morgan Stanley was founded in 1935.

What is Morgan Stanley's official website?

The official website for Morgan Stanley is www.morganstanley.com.

Where are Morgan Stanley's headquarters?

Morgan Stanley is headquartered at 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10036.

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.


This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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