Morgan Stock Today


USD 91.56  0.21  0.23%   

Market Performance
10 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 43
Morgan Stanley is selling at 91.56 as of the 18th of August 2022; that is 0.23 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 90.99. Morgan Stanley has about a 43 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation but had a somewhat ok performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Morgan Stanley are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 19th of June 2022 and ending today, the 18th of August 2022. Please note, there could be an existing legal relationship between Morgan Stanley (MS) and Morgan Stanley Depos (MS-PL). Click here to learn more.
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Business Domain
Diversified Financials
IPO Date
23rd of February 1993
Financial Services
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. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York. The company has 1.79 B outstanding shares of which 15.81 M shares are now sold short in the market by investors with about 1.81 days to cover all shorted shares. More on Morgan Stanley

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Morgan Stanley Stock Highlights

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About 65.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On 15th of August 2022 Morgan Stanley paid $ 0.775 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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Related EntityMS-PL (Morgan Stanley Depositary)
ChairmanJames Gorman
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Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Morgan Stanley report their recommendations after researching Morgan Stanley's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Morgan Stanley's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Morgan Stanley. The Morgan consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Morgan Stanley.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Morgan Stanley based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Morgan Stanley financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares1.7 B1.8 B
Notably Down
Weighted Average Shares Diluted1.7 B1.8 B
Notably Down
Net Cash Flow from Operations36.7 B34 B
Significantly Up
Very volatile
Total Assets1134.4 B1188.1 B
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities1031.6 B1081.5 B
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt245.4 B243.2 B
Slightly Up
Very volatile
Return on Average Assets0.01050.012
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.890.9
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.05120.05
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Morgan Stanley's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Morgan Stanley (MS) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 1585 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, United States and employs 78,386 people. Morgan Stanley is listed under Trading category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap' category with market capitalization of 164.48 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Morgan Stanley's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Morgan Stanley's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Morgan Stanley is active under Financial Services sector as part of Capital Markets industry. The entity has 1.79 B outstanding shares of which 15.81 M shares are now sold short in the market by investors with about 1.81 days to cover all shorted shares. Morgan Stanley reports about 604.91 B in cash with 7.33 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 351.08.
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Morgan Stanley maintains a total of one billion seven hundred ninety million outstanding shares. Over half of Morgan Stanley outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors. These institutional investors are typically referred to corporate investors that shop for positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Morgan Stanley. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Morgan Stanley as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company has, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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Morgan Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Morgan Stanley's target price odds to finish over the current price? In regard to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Morgan Stanley jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 1.72%. The Morgan Stanley probability density function shows the probability of Morgan Stanley stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Allowing for the 90-day total investment horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.3073. This indicates as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Morgan Stanley will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.1089, implying that it can generate a 0.11 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 91.56HorizonTargetOdds Above 91.56
98.25%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Morgan Stanley to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 1.72 (This Morgan Stanley probability density function shows the probability of Morgan Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Morgan Stanley Historical Income Statement

Morgan Stanley Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Morgan's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Morgan Stanley revenue and expense. Morgan Stanley Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Morgan Stanley Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Morgan Stanley reported last year Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT of 19.58 Billion. As of 08/18/2022, Net Income is likely to grow to about 16.2 B, while Gross Profit is likely to drop slightly above 53.7 B. View More Fundamentals

Morgan Stock Against Markets

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Morgan Stanley Corporate Directors

Morgan Stanley corporate directors refer to members of a Morgan Stanley board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Morgan Stanley's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Morgan Stanley's board members must vote for the resolution. The Morgan Stanley board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Morgan Stanley. The danger of trading Morgan Stanley is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Morgan Stanley is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Morgan Stanley. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Morgan Stanley is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Morgan Stanley's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Morgan Stanley. If investors know Morgan will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Morgan Stanley listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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Market Capitalization
156.8 B
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The market value of Morgan Stanley is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Morgan that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Morgan Stanley's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Morgan Stanley's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Morgan Stanley's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Morgan Stanley's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Morgan Stanley's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Morgan Stanley value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Morgan Stanley's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.