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Morgan Stanley Stock Forecast, Price & News

$61.83
-2.01 (-3.15 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$61.59
Now: $61.83
$63.83
50-Day Range
$47.57
MA: $54.19
$63.84
52-Week Range
$27.20
Now: $61.83
$63.96
Volume15.48 million shs
Average Volume14.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$111.86 billion
P/E Ratio10.43
Dividend Yield2.19%
Beta1.48
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.34 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
SectorFinance
CUSIP61744644
Phone212-761-4000
Employees63,051

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.82 billion
Cash Flow$8.42 per share
Book Value$51.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$9.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,809,198,000
Market Cap$111.86 billion
Next Earnings Date1/21/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$61.83
-2.01 (-3.15 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 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?

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 67.7% and is now trading at $61.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Morgan Stanley?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Morgan Stanley?

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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, January 21st 2021.
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How were Morgan Stanley's earnings last quarter?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.31. The financial services provider earned $11.66 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.61 billion. Morgan Stanley had a return on equity of 12.33% and a net margin of 19.16%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.27 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, October 15th. Investors of record on Friday, October 30th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, November 13th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for MS?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Morgan Stanley's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Morgan Stanley's share price to reach $56.71 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.3%.
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Are investors shorting Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 23,110,000 shares, an increase of 17.2% from the October 31st total of 19,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,490,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 State Street Corp (6.14%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.00%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (0.64%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.62%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (0.58%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.49%). Company insiders that own Morgan Stanley stock include Andrew M Saperstein, Daniel A Simkowitz, Hutham S Olayan, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Keishi Hotsuki, Paul C Wirth, Robert P Rooney, 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 ValueAct Holdings L.P., AJO LP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Samlyn Capital LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., and Soros Fund Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Morgan Stanley company stock in the last year include Andrew M Saperstein, James P Gorman, Jeffrey S Brodsky, Keishi Hotsuki, and Ufj Financial Group Mitsubishi.
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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 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Ninety One UK Ltd, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership. 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 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 $61.83.

How big of a company is Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has a market capitalization of $111.86 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 63,051 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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