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

-1.83 (-3.87 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 03:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.41
50-Day Range
MA: $54.08
52-Week Range
Now: $45.41
Volume26.81 million shs
Average Volume12.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$73.50 billion
P/E Ratio8.75
Dividend Yield2.96%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.82 billion
Cash Flow$5.71 per share
Book Value$42.37 per share


Net Income$9.04 billion


Outstanding Shares1,618,598,000
Market Cap$73.50 billion
Next Earnings Date4/15/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Friday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, February 14th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. View Morgan Stanley's Dividend History.

How will Morgan Stanley's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 16th. The financial services provider reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.22. The financial services provider earned $10.86 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.72 billion. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 16.80% and a return on equity of 11.70%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 27.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.80 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, April 15th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Morgan Stanley.

What price target have analysts set for MS?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $69.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's stock price to reach $56.77 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Morgan Stanley.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Morgan Stanley?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Morgan Stanley.

Has Morgan Stanley been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about MS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Morgan Stanley earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Morgan Stanley.

Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 16,620,000 shares, a decrease of 9.6% from the January 30th total of 18,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,710,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Citigroup (C), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (23.64%), State Street Corp (7.43%), FMR LLC (1.16%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.13%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (0.93%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.85%). 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 major investors are selling Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ValueAct Holdings L.P., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and CI Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morgan Stanley.

Which major investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, FIL Ltd, Fred Alger Management LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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 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 $45.41.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $73.50 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 60,348 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Morgan Stanley.

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:  1,010 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,213 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,223
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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