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QQQ   288.68
NYSE:MS

Morgan Stanley (MS) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$79.37
-0.59 (-0.74%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$77.57
$81.21
50-Day Range
$78.59
$94.82
52-Week Range
$76.75
$109.73
Volume
8.33 million shs
Average Volume
10.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$138.84 billion
P/E Ratio
10.10
Dividend Yield
3.50%
Beta
1.42
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About Morgan Stanley

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. It 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 and commercial real estate loans, which provides secured lending facilities and financing for sales and trading customers, and asset-backed and mortgage lending; and wealth management services, investment, and research services. The Wealth Management segment offers financial advisor-led brokerage and investment advisory services; self-directed brokerage services; financial and wealth planning services; workplace services, including stock plan administration; annuity and insurance products; securities-based lending, residential real estate loans, and other lending products; banking; and retirement plan services to individual investors and small to medium-sized businesses and institutions. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, liquidity, and alternative/other products to benefit/defined contribution plans, foundations, endowments, government entities, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, and third-party fund sponsors and corporations through 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-Industry
Investment Banking & Brokerage
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
61744644
Employees
75,000
Year Founded
1935

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$61.12 billion
Cash Flow
$10.74 per share
Book Value
$55.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$15.03 billion
Pretax Margin
31.40%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,749,284,000
Free Float
1,744,736,000
Market Cap
$138.84 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/14/2022
Ex-Dividend for 5/13 Dividend
4/28/2022
Dividend Payable
5/13/2022
Today
5/21/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/21/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.22 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

77th out of 1,356 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

9th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Morgan Stanley a buy right now?

20 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Morgan Stanley stock.
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Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 20,140,000 shares, an increase of 27.5% from the April 15th total of 15,790,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,550,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the 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, July 21st 2022.
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How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 14th. The financial services provider reported $2.06 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.69 by $0.37. The financial services provider had revenue of $14.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.16 billion. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 24.21% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.15%. Morgan Stanley's revenue was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.22 EPS.
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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, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 29th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, May 13th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 28th.
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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 3.50%. Morgan Stanley does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Morgan Stanley is 35.62%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Morgan Stanley will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.40% 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, June 28th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 7.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

20 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their forecasts range from $94.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $108.06 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Morgan Stanley's key executives?
Morgan Stanley's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James Patrick Gorman, Chairman & CEO (Age 64, Pay $10.39M)
  • Mr. Andrew Michael Saperstein, Co-Pres & Head of Wealth Management (Age 55, Pay $9.05M)
  • Mr. Edward N. Pick, Co-Pres, Head of Institutional Securities Group & Co-Head of Corp. Strategy (Age 53, Pay $11.06M)
  • Ms. Sharon Yeshaya, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $4.49M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jonathan M. Pruzan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53, Pay $7.88M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Daniel Aaron Simkowitz, Head of Investment Management and Co-Head of Corp. Strategy (Age 56, Pay $8.6M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael Wilson, Chief U.S. Equity Strategist & Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Raja J. Akram, Chief Accounting Officer, Deputy CFO & Controller (Age 50)
  • Sarah D. McDaniel C.F.A., MD and Head of Wealth Strategies Group & Advanced Planning Centers
  • Mr. Marc Sgaraglino, Managing Director
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.

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), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (7.46%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.83%), BlackRock Inc. (5.71%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.15%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.52%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.26%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Alistair Darling, Andrew M Saperstein, Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, Hutham S Olayan, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, Sharon Yeshaya, Stephen J Luczo and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi.
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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., UBS Group AG, Wellington Management Group LLP, AGF Investments Inc., Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Alistair Darling, Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, Jonathan Pruzan, and Sharon Yeshaya.
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Which major investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Vanguard Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., and Cibc World Market 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 $79.37.

How much money does Morgan Stanley make?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $138.84 billion and generates $61.12 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $15.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.859990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Morgan Stanley have?

Morgan Stanley employs 75,000 workers across the globe.

Does Morgan Stanley have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Morgan Stanley: CoAdvantage, E*Trade, Eaton Vance Management, Hanwha L&C, KSH Infra, Mesa West Capital, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley Asia Holdings Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Morgan Stanley Bank N.A., Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., Morgan Stanley Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC, Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley Europe Holding SE, Morgan Stanley Europe SE, Morgan Stanley Finance LLC, Morgan Stanley Holdings LLC, 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 Private Bank National Association, Morgan Stanley Services Group Inc., Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC, NEWSTAR, 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.

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 or via fax at 212-761-0086.

This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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