NYSE:MS - Morgan Stanley Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$47.55 -0.71 (-1.47 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.26
Today's Range$47.29 - $48.14
52-Week Range$36.74 - $55.64
Volume19.71 million shs
Average Volume12.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$80.19 billion
P/E Ratio10.31
Dividend Yield2.49%
Beta1.19
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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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$6.2320 per share
Book Value$42.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees60,348
Outstanding Shares1,686,521,000
Market Cap$80.19 billion
Next Earnings Date7/17/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 29th. 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 buyback plan on Wednesday, July 18th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $4,700,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 5.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 17th. The financial services provider reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.16. The financial services provider had revenue of $10.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.96 billion. Morgan Stanley had a return on equity of 12.02% and a net margin of 17.43%. Morgan Stanley's revenue was down 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.45 EPS. 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 Wednesday, July 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Morgan Stanley.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Morgan Stanley's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $56.3750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Morgan Stanley.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Morgan Stanley?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 10 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?

News headlines about MS stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Morgan Stanley earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Focused Investors LLC (0.14%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.08%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.07%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.06%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%). 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 Thomas Colm Kelleher. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Morgan Stanley.

Which institutional investors are selling Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Focused Investors LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Gibraltar Capital Management Inc., Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, DNB Asset Management AS and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Jeffrey S Brodsky, Paul C Wirth and Stanley Morgan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morgan Stanley.

Which institutional investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, RNC Capital Management LLC, 6 Meridian, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., LGT Capital Partners LTD., Harvey Capital Management Inc. and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Morgan Stanley's stock price today?

One share of MS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.55.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $80.19 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.

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:  910 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,095 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,005
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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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