As of close of business last night, Morgan Stanley’s stock clocked out at 87.19, down -1.72% from its previous closing price of $88.72. In other words, the price has decreased by $-1.53 from its previous closing price. On the day, 8032370 shares were traded. MS reached its highest trading level at $88.45 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $86.37.
To gain a deeper understanding of MS’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 1.15 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 12.04. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 6.96 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.37.
Upgrades & Downgrades
On May 03, 2022, Oppenheimer Upgraded its rating to Outperform which previously was Perform but kept the price unchanged to $111.
Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 28 when MORGAN STANLEY bought 8,598 shares for $8.41 per share. The transaction valued at 72,330 led to the insider holds 8,598 shares of the business.
LUCZO STEPHEN J bought 25,000 shares of MS for $1,982,425 on May 12. The Director now owns 179,449 shares after completing the transaction at $79.30 per share. On Feb 08, another insider, SAPERSTEIN ANDREW M, who serves as the Co-President/Head of WM of the company, sold 17,162 shares for $105.70 each. As a result, the insider received 1,813,998 and left with 179,414 shares of the company.
As of this moment, Morgan’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 11.79, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 11.11. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 7.41. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.54 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.58.
Stock Price History:
Over the past 52 weeks, MS has reached a high of $109.73, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $72.05. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 85.69, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 88.91.
It appears that MS traded 7.77M shares on average per day over the past three months and 9.03M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 1.70B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.33B. Insiders hold about 0.10% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 63.50% stake in the company. Shares short for MS as of Jul 14, 2022 were 15.81M with a Short Ratio of 3.47, compared to 17.98M on Jun 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 0.92% and a Short% of Float of 1.18%.
Dividends & Splits
With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.40, MS has a forward annual dividend rate of 3.10. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 1.58%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 3.68%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.43. The current Payout Ratio is 37.30% for MS, which recently paid a dividend on Aug 14, 2022 with an ex-dividend date of Jul 27, 2022. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Jan 26, 2000 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.
As of right now, 0 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0 and a low estimate of $0, while EPS last year was $41.34. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0, with high estimates of $0 and low estimates of $0.
Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0 and $0 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0. EPS for the following year is $0, with 0 analysts recommending between $0 and $0.
A total of 11 analysts have provided revenue estimates for MS’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.18T, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.07T, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.12T. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.22T, down -7.90% from the average estimate. Based on 11 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.18T in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.27T and the low estimate is $1.1T. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 5.10% from the average revenue estimate for this year.