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Morgan Stanley (MS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$102.28
-1.22 (-1.18%)
(As of 03:16 PM ET)

Morgan Stanley - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 20 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 20 analysts, 13 have given a hold rating, and 7 have given a buy rating for MS.

Consensus Price Target

$101.18
-1.08% Downside
High Forecast$121.00
Average Forecast$101.18
Low Forecast$79.15

According to the 20 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Morgan Stanley, the average price target is $101.18. The highest price target for MS is $121.00, while the lowest price target for MS is $79.15. The average price target represents a forecasted downside of -1.08% from the current price of $102.28.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/25/23 to 7/24/24
1 Month Ago
6/25/23 to 6/24/24
3 Months Ago
4/26/23 to 4/25/24
1 Year Ago
7/25/22 to 7/25/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
7 Buy rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
Hold
13 Hold rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$101.18$98.30$98.07$95.65
Forecasted Upside-1.08% Downside11.06% Upside10.97% Upside9.02% Upside
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MS Analyst Recommendations By Month

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MS Price Targets by Month

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Morgan Stanley Stock vs. The Competition

TypeMorgan StanleyFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.35
2.45
2.51
Consensus RatingHoldHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside-2.25% Downside35.87% Upside9.25% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/18/2024JMP Securities
2 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingMarket Perform
7/18/2024BMO Capital Markets
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$116.00 ➝ $118.00+10.42%
7/17/2024Citigroup
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$98.00 ➝ $105.00-1.83%
7/17/2024Barclays
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$116.00 ➝ $121.00+13.22%
7/17/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Boost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$91.00 ➝ $108.00+1.79%
7/17/2024Evercore ISI
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$105.00 ➝ $115.00+8.39%
7/17/2024Oppenheimer
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform
7/9/2024UBS Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$100.00 ➝ $105.00+2.33%
4/19/2024HSBC
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 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$100.00 ➝ $102.00+11.57%
4/17/2024Bank of America
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $106.00+17.67%
4/17/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$107.00 ➝ $109.00+21.00%
4/17/2024Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
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 Boost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$94.00 ➝ $98.00+9.18%
4/16/2024Cfra
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$97.00 ➝ $108.00+20.82%
1/17/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Neutral$94.00 ➝ $87.00+1.20%
12/19/2023The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$89.00 ➝ $100.00+10.18%
11/28/2023Societe Generale
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$80.00+2.63%
11/20/2023BNP Paribas
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$85.00+5.88%
10/23/2023Odeon Capital Group
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$79.15+8.72%
10/20/2023Wolfe Research
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 UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer Perform
8/1/2023Atlantic Securities
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$85.00 ➝ $90.00-1.70%
4/3/2023Wells Fargo & Company
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight$89.00 ➝ $85.00-3.62%
1/19/2023Credit Suisse Group
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 Boost TargetOutperform$97.00 ➝ $102.00+5.61%
1/6/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Lower Target$92.00 ➝ $84.00-2.23%

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MS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Morgan Stanley's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 20 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Morgan Stanley is $101.18, with a high forecast of $121.00 and a low forecast of $79.15.

Should I buy or sell Morgan Stanley stock right now?

20 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Morgan Stanley in the last twelve months. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.

Does Morgan Stanley's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Morgan Stanley's stock has a predicted upside of 8.52% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Morgan Stanley been downgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Morgan Stanley's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Morgan Stanley?

Morgan Stanley has been rated by research analysts at Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup, Evercore ISI, JMP Securities, Oppenheimer, Royal Bank of Canada, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

Does Morgan Stanley rate other companies?

Morgan Stanley also publishes sell-side equities research reports and recommendations about other companies, which can be viewed at its brokerage rating page.

Do Wall Street analysts like Morgan Stanley more than its competitors?

Analysts like Morgan Stanley less than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating score for Morgan Stanley is 2.35 while the average consensus rating score for "finance" companies is 2.45. Learn more on how MS compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:MS) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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