Morgan Stanley Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.32 (+0.37 %)
(As of 06/23/2021 01:04 PM ET)
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Volume385,924 shs
Average Volume10.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$160.05 billion
P/E Ratio11.29
Dividend Yield1.63%
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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. 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 and commercial real estate loans, which provides secured lending facilities and financing for sales and trading customers, as well as asset-backed and mortgage lending; and wealth management services, 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; stock plan administration 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 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. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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2.02 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

196th out of 1,980 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

8th out of 51 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Morgan Stanley a buy right now?

19 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 15 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Morgan Stanley?

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Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 18,930,000 shares, an increase of 34.8% from the May 13th total of 14,040,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,910,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company 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 15th 2021.
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How can I listen to Morgan Stanley's earnings call?

Morgan Stanley will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 15th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 404-537-3406 with passcode "4695325".

How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 15th. The financial services provider reported $2.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.47. The financial services provider earned $15.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.48 billion. Morgan Stanley had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.44% and a net margin of 23.73%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 65.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.01 earnings per share.
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How has Morgan Stanley's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Morgan Stanley's stock was trading at $36.87 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MS stock has increased by 133.3% and is now trading at $86.02.
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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 Friday, April 16th. Investors of record on Friday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, May 14th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 29th.
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Is Morgan Stanley a good dividend stock?

Morgan Stanley pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. Morgan Stanley does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Morgan Stanley is 21.28%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Morgan Stanley will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.59% next year. This indicates that Morgan Stanley will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MS?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Morgan Stanley's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $83.72 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%.
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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 63, Pay $9.5M)
  • Mr. Andrew Michael Saperstein, Co-Pres (Age 54, Pay $7.62M)
  • Mr. Edward N. Pick, Co-Pres (Age 52, Pay $10.89M)
  • Mr. Jonathan M. Pruzan, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52, Pay $7.09M)
  • Mr. Daniel Aaron Simkowitz, Head of Investment Management and Co-Head of Firm Strategy & Execution (Age 55, Pay $7.68M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Richard Brown, Pres
  • Ms. Sharon Yeshaya, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Robert Patrick Rooney, Head of Technology, Operations & Firm Resilience (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael Wilson, Chief U.S. Equity Strategist & Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Raja J. Akram, Chief Accounting Officer, Deputy CFO & Controller (Age 49)

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.

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), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), The 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.71%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.25%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (0.96%), Northern Trust Corp (0.93%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.91%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.75%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, Hutham S Olayan, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney, 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Franklin Resources Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Samlyn Capital LLC, and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Jonathan Pruzan, Keishi Hotsuki, and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi.
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Which institutional investors are buying Morgan Stanley stock?

MS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Fayez Sarofim & Co, Cullen Capital Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI. 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 $86.02.

How much money does Morgan Stanley make?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $160.05 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 $6.58 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: Archimedes Investments Cooperatieve U.A., CoAdvantage, E*Trade, Eaton Vance Management, Hanwha L&C, KSH Infra, MS Financing LLC, MSJL Holdings Limited, MSL Incorporated, Mesa West Capital, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley (Australia) Securities Holdings Pty Limited, Morgan Stanley (Hong Kong) Holdings Limited, Morgan Stanley Asia Holdings Limited, Morgan Stanley Asia Limited, Morgan Stanley Australia Securities Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Morgan Stanley Bank Asia Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited, Morgan Stanley Bank N.A., Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., Morgan Stanley Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC, Morgan Stanley Delta Holdings LLC, Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley Europe Holding SE, Morgan Stanley Europe SE, Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Ventures Inc., Morgan Stanley France Holdings I S.A.S., Morgan Stanley France S.A., Morgan Stanley Hedging Co. Ltd., Morgan Stanley Holdings LLC, Morgan Stanley Hong Kong 1238 Limited, 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 Principal Funding Inc., Morgan Stanley Private Bank National Association, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc., Morgan Stanley Services Group Inc., Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC, Morgan Stanley Strategic Investments Inc., Morgan Stanley UK Limited, Morgan Stanley Uruguay Ltda., Prime Dealer Services Corp., Smith Barney Venture, Solium, 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.

This page was last updated on 6/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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