Log in

NYSE:MSMorgan Stanley Stock Price, Forecast & News

+3.56 (+8.87 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $43.69
50-Day Range
MA: $38.90
52-Week Range
Now: $43.69
Volume19.56 million shs
Average Volume10.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.84 billion
P/E Ratio9.08
Dividend Yield3.49%
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.
Read More
Morgan Stanley logo

Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.18 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.82 billion
Cash Flow$7.62 per share
Book Value$49.95 per share


Net Income$9.04 billion


Outstanding Shares1,575,660,000
Market Cap$68.84 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)

Receive MS News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

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. Since then, MS stock has increased by 18.5% and is now trading at $43.69. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Morgan Stanley?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Morgan Stanley.

When is Morgan Stanley's next earnings date?

Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Morgan Stanley.

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 16th. The financial services provider reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $9.49 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.82 billion. Morgan Stanley had a return on equity of 10.62% and a net margin of 16.01%. Morgan Stanley's quarterly revenue was down 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.33 EPS. View Morgan Stanley's earnings history.

How often does Morgan Stanley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 29th. View Morgan Stanley's dividend history.

How will Morgan Stanley's stock buyback program work?

Morgan Stanley announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Wednesday, July 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $4,700,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 5.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

20 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's stock price to reach $47.28 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Morgan Stanley.

Has Morgan Stanley been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MS stock has been trending very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Morgan Stanley earned a daily sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutMorgan Stanley.

Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 54,610,000 shares, an increase of 10.3% from the March 31st total of 49,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 19,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 4.7% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX) and AT&T (T).

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 State Street Corp (7.19%), BlackRock Inc. (6.05%), Invesco Ltd. (1.37%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.12%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (0.90%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.90%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Daniel A Simkowitz, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney, Stanley Morgan, Stephen J Luczo and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi. 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 State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., Prudential PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Jeffrey S Brodsky, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney, and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi. View insider buying and selling activity for Morgan Stanley.

Which institutional investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Eminence Capital LP, AJO LP, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Samlyn Capital LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, and APG Asset Management N.V.. 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $43.69.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $68.84 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.