Morgan Stanley (MS): Price and Financial Metrics

Morgan Stanley (MS): $91.63

-0.39 (-0.42%)

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MS POWR Grades

  • MS scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 72.46% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MS is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 31.56% of US stocks).

MS Stock Summary

  • Morgan Stanley's market capitalization of $163,594,545,070 is ahead of 98.61% of US-listed equities.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 11.07 for Morgan Stanley; that's greater than it is for 93.65% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MS is more volatile than only 13.11% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Morgan Stanley are SCHW, HON, AXP, HSBC, and LIN.
  • Visit MS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MS Valuation Summary

  • MS's price/earnings ratio is 13.9; this is 26.36% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • MS's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • MS's price/earnings ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MS 2020-04-07 1.4 0.7 6.9 16.6
MS 2010-09-22 1.1 0.7 9.0 67.1
MS 2010-08-04 1.3 0.8 37.2 108.7
MS 2009-02-05 1.0 0.5 15.7 107.1
MS 2007-11-08 1.5 1.6 6.4 50.4
MS 2002-02-19 2.4 2.5 14.9 47.1

MS Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -43.94%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 19%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 82.88%.
Over the past 34 months, MS's revenue has gone up $20,439,000,000.

The table below shows MS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 59,755 33,971 14,566
2021-09-30 58,871 8,232 14,240
2021-06-30 55,775 -763 13,253
2021-03-31 54,430 -22,188 12,892
2020-12-31 48,198 -25,231 10,500
2020-09-30 45,415 23 9,319

MS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 30.89% of graded US stocks.
  • MS's asset turnover comes in at 0.051 -- ranking 299th of 443 Trading stocks.
  • JHG, WY, and DEI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MS.

The table below shows MS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.051 1 0.015
2021-03-31 0.052 1 0.015
2020-12-31 0.048 1 0.013
2020-09-30 0.048 1 0.012
2020-06-30 0.047 1 0.011
2020-03-31 0.045 1 0.010

MS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MS, see our MS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $105.13 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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MS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $91.63 52-week high $109.73
Prev. close $92.02 52-week low $72.05
Day low $91.34 Volume 3,637,149
Day high $92.27 Avg. volume 9,646,864
50-day MA $80.58 Dividend yield 3.37%
200-day MA $90.31 Market Cap 157.31B

Morgan Stanley (MS) Company Bio

Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at 1585 Broadway in the Morgan Stanley BuildingMidtown Manhattan, New York City. With offices in more than 42 countries and more than 60,000 employees, the firm's clients include corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals.  Morgan Stanley ranked No. 67 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Morgan Stanley says in a filing that since June 2019 it has been responding to requests for information from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Morgan Stanley discloses DOJ investigation on block trading

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) said the Department of Justice has requested information regarding its block trading business, according to its 10-K annual filing. The company said that beginning in August 2021, it has been responding to the requests from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and...

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MS Price Returns

1-mo 18.51%
3-mo 14.63%
6-mo -2.97%
1-year -8.80%
3-year 149.93%
5-year 132.26%
YTD -4.30%
2021 46.65%
2020 38.09%
2019 32.67%
2018 -22.76%
2017 26.61%

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