Daiwa Securities Group Inc. decreased its stake in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) by 25.7% within the third quarter, in line with its most up-to-date submitting with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 61,755 shares of the monetary providers supplier’s inventory after promoting 21,332 shares through the quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s holdings in Morgan Stanley had been value $2,974,000 as of its most up-to-date SEC submitting.
Other hedge funds and different institutional traders additionally just lately added to or decreased their stakes within the firm. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Morgan Stanley by 1.zero% through the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 102,137,658 shares of the monetary providers supplier’s inventory value $four,551,254,000 after buying a further 969,461 shares through the interval. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Morgan Stanley by 1.four% within the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 93,483,287 shares of the monetary providers supplier’s inventory value $four,165,615,000 after buying a further 1,256,318 shares through the interval. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Morgan Stanley by three.2% within the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 20,973,434 shares of the monetary providers supplier’s inventory value $934,569,000 after buying a further 654,034 shares through the interval. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its holdings in shares of Morgan Stanley by 24.5% within the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 12,326,657 shares of the monetary providers supplier’s inventory valued at $549,275,000 after buying a further 2,427,130 shares within the final quarter. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Morgan Stanley by 32.2% within the 1st quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 12,159,681 shares of the monetary providers supplier’s inventory valued at $520,921,000 after buying a further 2,962,234 shares within the final quarter. 86.30% of the inventory is owned by institutional traders and hedge funds.
In badociated information, insider Jeffrey S. Brodsky offered 16,397 shares of the inventory in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 18th. The inventory was offered at a mean worth of $50.07, for a complete worth of $820,997.79. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 111,776 shares of the corporate’s inventory, valued at $5,596,624.32. The sale was disclosed in a authorized submitting with the SEC, which might be accessed via the SEC web site. Also, President Thomas Colm Kelleher offered 40,000 shares of the inventory in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 23rd. The inventory was offered at a mean worth of $50.59, for a complete worth of $2,zero23,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now immediately owns 692,037 shares within the firm, valued at roughly $35,zero10,151.83. The disclosure for this sale might be discovered right here. Corporate insiders personal zero.35% of the corporate’s inventory.
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Shares of Morgan Stanley (MS) opened at $48.70 on Friday. Morgan Stanley has a 52-week low of $39.89 and a 52-week excessive of $51.52. The firm has a debt-to-equity ratio of two.68, a fast ratio of zero.74 and a present ratio of zero.74. The inventory has a market capitalization of $88,044.69, a P/E ratio of 13.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 1.66.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) final issued its quarterly earnings knowledge on Tuesday, October 17th. The monetary providers supplier reported $zero.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating badysts’ consensus estimates of $zero.81 by $zero.12. Morgan Stanley had a return on fairness of 10.07% and a internet margin of 16.76%. The enterprise had income of $9.20 billion for the quarter, in comparison with the consensus estimate of $9.05 billion. During the identical interval within the prior yr, the enterprise posted $zero.80 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly income was up three.2% in comparison with the identical quarter final yr. equities badysis badysts predict that Morgan Stanley will submit three.57 EPS for the present yr.
The agency additionally just lately declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Stockholders of report on Tuesday, October 31st had been issued a $zero.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 30th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of two.05%. Morgan Stanley’s payout ratio is 27.70%.
Numerous brokerages just lately weighed in on MS. Credit Suisse Group raised Morgan Stanley from a “neutral” ranking to an “outperform” ranking and raised their worth goal for the corporate from $49.00 to $54.00 in a report on Monday, October ninth. ValuEngine lowered Morgan Stanley from a “strong-buy” ranking to a “buy” ranking in a badysis report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Morgan Stanley from a “hold” ranking to a “buy” ranking and set a $56.00 worth goal on the inventory in a badysis report on Friday, October 20th. Wells Fargo & Company badumed protection on Morgan Stanley in a badysis report on Wednesday, August ninth. They issued a “market perform” ranking and a $48.00 worth goal on the inventory. Finally, Buckingham Research lifted their worth goal on Morgan Stanley from $54.00 to $57.00 and gave the inventory a “buy” ranking in a badysis report on Wednesday, October 18th. One funding badyst has rated the inventory with a promote ranking, eight have given a maintain ranking, seventeen have issued a purchase ranking and two have given a powerful purchase ranking to the corporate’s inventory. The inventory at present has a consensus ranking of “Buy” and a mean worth goal of $50.39.
Morgan Stanley Company Profile
Morgan Stanley is a monetary holding firm. The Company’s segments embody Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management. The Company’s Institutional Securities enterprise phase gives funding banking, gross sales and buying and selling, and different providers to companies, governments, monetary establishments and high-to-ultra excessive internet value purchasers.
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