Morgan Stanley (MS): Price and Financial Metrics

Morgan Stanley (MS): $83.95

-1.89 (-2.20%)

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MS POWR Grades

  • Momentum is the dimension where MS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.57% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MS is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • MS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

MS Stock Summary

  • MORGAN STANLEY's market capitalization of $147,253,860,570 is ahead of 98.77% of US-listed equities.
  • For MS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 85.59% of US equities we're observing.
  • MS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 93.43% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MORGAN STANLEY are HSBC, WFC, CMCSA, DIS, and RY.
  • MS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MORGAN STANLEY's official web site, go to

MS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MS's price/earnings ratio is 41.05% higher, now standing at 13.4.
  • MS's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 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 2023-03-17 2.6 1.4 13.4 18.6
MS 2023-03-16 2.7 1.5 13.9 19.0
MS 2023-03-15 2.7 1.4 13.6 18.8
MS 2023-03-14 2.8 1.5 14.4 19.3
MS 2023-03-13 2.8 1.5 14.0 19.1
MS 2023-03-10 2.8 1.5 14.4 19.3

MS Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 3.48%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 8.1%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 23.43%.
MS's revenue has moved down $3.32e+08 over the prior 15 months.

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
2022-09-30 55,443 7,948 12,019
2022-06-30 57,210 17,629 13,109
2022-03-31 58,837 7,331 14,126
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

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 $83.95 52-week high $100.99
Prev. close $85.84 52-week low $72.05
Day low $81.72 Volume 10,980,400
Day high $84.51 Avg. volume 8,214,478
50-day MA $94.89 Dividend yield 3.61%
200-day MA $86.73 Market Cap 141.20B

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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MS Price Returns

1-mo -14.07%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 7.51%
1-year -5.83%
3-year 157.04%
5-year 82.05%
YTD -0.46%
2022 -10.34%
2021 46.65%
2020 38.09%
2019 32.67%
2018 -22.76%

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