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QQQ   344.57
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DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57
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QQQ   344.57

Morgan Stanley Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.13 (+1.14%)
(As of 01/26/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
13.34 million shs
Average Volume
13.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
$179.75 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley operates as a global financial services company. The firm provides investment banking products and services to its clients and customers including corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. It operates through the following segments: Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management. The Institutional Services segment provides financial advisory, capital-raising services, and related financing services on behalf of institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments, including equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed-income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, alternative investments, real estate, and merchant banking strategies. The company was founded by Harold Stanley and Henry S. Morgan in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Security brokers & dealers
Investment Banking & Brokerage
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$52.05 billion
Cash Flow
$8.79 per share
Book Value
$51.78 per share


Net Income
$11.00 billion
Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$179.75 billion

Company Calendar

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Overall MarketRank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

515th out of 1,356 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

15th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Morgan Stanley a buy right now?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Morgan Stanley stock.
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How has Morgan Stanley's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Morgan Stanley's stock was trading at $36.87 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MS shares have increased by 171.7% and is now trading at $100.17.
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When is Morgan Stanley's next earnings date?

Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 15th 2022.
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How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 19th. The financial services provider reported $2.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.91 by $0.10. The financial services provider had revenue of $14.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.59 billion. Morgan Stanley had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.41% and a net margin of 24.42%. The business's revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.92 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 Wednesday, January 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Tuesday, February 15th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 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 2.83%. Morgan Stanley has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Morgan Stanley is 35.76%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Morgan Stanley will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.18% 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 authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, June 28th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $12,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 7.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

19 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their forecasts range from $79.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's stock price to reach $105.47 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.3% 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:

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 investors include Nordea Investment Management AB (0.16%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.06%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.06%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.06%) and Lazard Freres Gestion S.A.S. (0.04%). 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 institutional investors are selling Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Greenhaven Associates Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Moody National Bank Trust Division, DNB Asset Management AS, and Lazard Freres Gestion S.A.S.. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Alistair Darling, Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, and Sharon Yeshaya.
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Which institutional investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, National Bank of Canada FI, Liontrust Investment Partners LLP, TCW Group Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Clear Street Markets LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, and Stonnington Group LLC. 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 $100.17.

How much money does Morgan Stanley make?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $179.75 billion and generates $52.05 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $11.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.83 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Morgan Stanley have?

Morgan Stanley employs 68,000 workers across the globe.

Does Morgan Stanley have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Morgan Stanley: CoAdvantage, E*TRADE Financial Holdings LLC, 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.

Where are Morgan Stanley's headquarters?

Morgan Stanley is headquartered at 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10036.

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 1/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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