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Morgan Stanley Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.08
-0.17 (-0.34 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.05
Now: $50.08
$50.94
50-Day Range
$48.88
MA: $51.20
$53.25
52-Week Range
$27.20
Now: $50.08
$57.57
Volume10.74 million shs
Average Volume14.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.96 billion
P/E Ratio9.04
Dividend Yield2.79%
Beta1.46
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. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, prime brokerage, and market-making services in equity and fixed income products consisting of foreign exchange and commodities; corporate loans, commercial mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for sales and trading customers; and investment and research services. The Wealth Management segment offers various financial services and solutions covering brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and insurance products, securities-based lending, residential real estate loans and other lending products, and banking and retirement plan services to individual investors and small to medium-sized businesses and institutions. The Investment Management segment provides various investment strategies and products comprising equity, fixed income, liquidity, and alternative/other products to defined benefit/defined contribution plans, foundations, endowments, government entities, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, and third-party fund sponsors and corporations through a network of institutional and intermediary channels. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.17 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.82 billion
Cash Flow$6.97 per share
Book Value$45.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$9.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees60,431
Outstanding Shares1,576,761,000
Market Cap$78.96 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$50.08
-0.17 (-0.34 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Morgan Stanley's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Morgan Stanley's stock was trading at $36.87 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MS stock has increased by 35.8% and is now trading at $50.08.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Morgan Stanley?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 15th 2020.
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How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 16th. The financial services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.84. The financial services provider earned $13.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.39 billion. Morgan Stanley had a return on equity of 11.90% and a net margin of 17.78%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 30.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.23 earnings per share.
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How often does Morgan Stanley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for MS?

23 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Morgan Stanley's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $54.05 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 43,840,000 shares, a decline of 25.9% from the July 30th total of 59,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 11,690,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 3.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Citigroup (C), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Morgan Stanley's key executives?

Morgan Stanley's management team includes the following 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)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.26%), BlackRock Inc. (6.03%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.26%), FMR LLC (1.06%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.91%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.68%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney, Stanley Morgan, 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Man Group plc, FMR LLC, Eminence Capital LP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., AJO LP, and Pzena Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Andrew M Saperstein, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, and Robert P Rooney.
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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 Greenhaven Associates Inc., Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, FIL Ltd, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and EJF Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Morgan Stanley stock in the last two years include Daniel A Simkowitz, 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 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 $50.08.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $78.96 billion and generates $53.82 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $9.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.98 on an earnings per share basis. Morgan Stanley employs 60,431 workers across the globe.

What is Morgan Stanley's official website?

The official website for Morgan Stanley is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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