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Morgan Stanley Stock Forecast, Price & News

$74.13
-0.57 (-0.76 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$72.41
Now: $74.13
$74.70
50-Day Range
$61.88
MA: $69.19
$76.47
52-Week Range
$27.20
Now: $74.13
$77.76
Volume15.46 million shs
Average Volume13.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$134.12 billion
P/E Ratio12.50
Dividend Yield1.87%
Beta1.59
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, including 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 a network of institutional and intermediary channels. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.01 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

235th out of 1,933 stocks

Security Brokers & Dealers Industry

5th out of 48 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
SectorFinance
CUSIP61744644
Phone212-761-4000
Employees60,431

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.82 billion
Cash Flow$6.88 per share
Book Value$45.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$9.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,809,198,000
Market Cap$134.12 billion
Next Earnings Date4/15/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$74.13
-0.57 (-0.76 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Frequently Asked Questions

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. Since then, MS stock has increased by 101.1% and is now trading at $74.13.
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Is Morgan Stanley a buy right now?

23 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 8 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?

Wall Street analysts have given Morgan Stanley a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Morgan Stanley wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Morgan Stanley's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Morgan Stanley CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Morgan Stanley's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Morgan Stanley's next earnings date?

Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 15th 2021.
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How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 19th. The financial services provider reported $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.63. The financial services provider had revenue of $13.64 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.53 billion. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 19.16% and a return on equity of 12.33%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 25.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.20 earnings per share.
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How often does Morgan Stanley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 20th. Investors of record on Friday, January 29th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, February 12th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 28th.
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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 1.87%. The dividend payout ratio of Morgan Stanley is 28.11%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Morgan Stanley will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.37% 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?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Morgan Stanley's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's stock price to reach $64.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.8%.
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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).

Who are Morgan Stanley's key executives?

Morgan Stanley's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James Patrick Gorman, Chairman & CEO (Age 62, Pay $7.92M)
  • Mr. Jonathan M. Pruzan, CFO, Head of Corp. Strategy & Exec. VP (Age 51, Pay $8.26M)
  • Mr. Robert Patrick Rooney, Head of Technology, Operations & Firm Resilience (Age 52, Pay $5.54M)
  • Mr. Eric F. Grossman, Chief Legal Officer & Exec. VP (Age 53, Pay $6.99M)
  • Mr. Daniel Aaron Simkowitz, Head of Investment Management
  • Mr. Richard Brown, Pres
  • Mr. Michael Wilson, Chief U.S. Equity Strategist & Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Raja J. Akram, Chief Accounting Officer, Deputy CFO & Controller (Age 48)
  • Sarah D. McDaniel C.F.A., MD and Head of Wealth Strategies Group & Advanced Planning Centers
  • Mr. Marc Sgaraglino, Managing Director

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Focused Investors LLC (0.13%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.07%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.07%), RNC Capital Management LLC (0.05%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.04%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.04%). 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 Denali Advisors LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Edge Wealth Management LLC, RNC Capital Management LLC, CX Institutional, Focused Investors LLC, and TIAA FSB. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Andrew M Saperstein, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Hexavest Inc., International Assets Investment Management LLC, Benson Investment Management Company Inc., Oak Harvest Investment Services, Pendal Group Limited, and A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Morgan Stanley stock in the last two years include Daniel A Simkowitz, 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.

What is Morgan Stanley's stock price today?

One share of MS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $74.13.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $134.12 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 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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