NYSE:MS - Morgan Stanley Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.96 +0.25 (+0.59 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$42.96Today's Range$42.69 - $43.2052-Week Range$36.74 - $53.83Volume6.17 million shsAverage Volume11.89 million shsMarket Capitalization$72.27 billionP/E Ratio9.32Dividend Yield2.81%Beta1.24 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Security brokers & dealers Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:MS Previous Symbol CUSIP61744644 CIK895421 Webhttp://www.morganstanley.com/ Phone212-761-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.60 Current Ratio0.80 Quick Ratio0.80Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.32 Forward P/E Ratio8.97 P/E Growth1.03 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$50.19 billion Price / Sales1.44 Cash Flow$5.8449 per share Price / Cash Flow7.35 Book Value$43.62 per share Price / Book0.98Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.61 Net Income$8.75 billion Net Margins16.75% Return on Equity11.45% Return on Assets0.96%Miscellaneous Employees60,348 Outstanding Shares1,682,234,000Market Cap$72.27 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 paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 29th. View Morgan Stanley's Dividend History. How will Morgan Stanley's stock buyback program work? Morgan Stanley announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, July 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $4,700,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 5.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter? Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 17th. The financial services provider reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.17 by $0.16. The financial services provider earned $10.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.96 billion. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 16.75% and a return on equity of 11.45%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $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 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Morgan Stanley's stock price to reach $56.5625 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.7% 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? Headlines about MS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Morgan Stanley earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Morgan Stanley's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Morgan Stanley include Goldman Sachs Group (GS), BlackRock (BLK), Charles Schwab (SCHW), Credit Suisse Group (CS), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), Raymond James (RJF), MarketAxess (MKTX), Nomura (NMR), SEI Investments (SEIC), Jefferies Financial Group (JEF), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Futu (FHL) and Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR). 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), 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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.89%), FMR LLC (1.54%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.04%), Northern Trust Corp (0.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.70%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.62%). 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 major investors are selling Morgan Stanley stock? MS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Investec Asset Management LTD, Man Group plc, Natixis, Jennison Associates LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., AQR Capital Management LLC and Clark Capital Management Group Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock? MS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, FIL Ltd, FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Wellington Management Group LLP. 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 $42.96. How big of a company is Morgan Stanley? Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $72.27 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 920 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,108 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,028MarketBeat'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. 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