Morgan Stanley (MS): Price and Financial Metrics

Morgan Stanley (MS): $101.80

0.65 (+0.64%)

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MS POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where MS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 71.97% of US stocks.
  • MS's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 169 days.
  • MS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

MS Stock Summary

  • MS has a market capitalization of $181,504,769,147 -- more than approximately 98.77% of US stocks.
  • For MS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 84.24% of US equities we're observing.
  • MS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 93.48% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Morgan Stanley, a group of peers worth examining would be SCHW, DHR, NFLX, UPS, and TXN.
  • MS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Morgan Stanley's official 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

    The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 22.82%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 66.01%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 127.96%.
Over the past 33 months, MS's revenue has gone up $18,764,000,000.

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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 43,790 20,227 8,782

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 $101.80 52-week high $106.47
Prev. close $101.15 52-week low $66.85
Day low $98.15 Volume 14,039,040
Day high $101.92 Avg. volume 13,766,510
50-day MA $99.51 Dividend yield 2.77%
200-day MA $96.19 Market Cap 182.67B

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 (MS) Gets a Hold Rating from Berenberg Bank

In a report released yesterday, Eoin Mullany from Berenberg Bank maintained a Hold rating on Morgan Stanley (MS – Research Report), with a price target of $95.00. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $100.17, close to its 52-week high of $106.47. According to, Mullany is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -1.3% and a 48.6% success rate. Mullany covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Intercontinental Exchange, Deutsche Bank AG, and UBS Group AG. Currently, the analyst consensus on Morgan Stanley is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $115.27, which is a 15.1% upside from current levels.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | January 27, 2022

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Yahoo | January 27, 2022

Low rate environment ‘punished savers’ but ‘buoyed the market,’ Raymond James CEO says

Raymond James CEO Paul Reilly joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the company's first quarter earnings, the Fed's move to potentially hike interest rates in March, and the outlook for the investment banking industry in 2022.

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

First Merchants Corp Buys Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund, Vanguard Short-Term ...

Muncie, IN, based Investment company First Merchants Corp (Current Portfolio) buys Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund, Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF, PayPal Holdings Inc, Vanguard Total International Bond ETF, Meta Platforms Inc, sells Ball Corp, Franklin Electric Co Inc, Eli Lilly and Co, Newell Brands Inc, The Walt Disney Co during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, First Merchants Corp.

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

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MS Price Returns

1-mo 3.83%
3-mo -0.26%
6-mo 7.54%
1-year 50.63%
3-year 161.83%
5-year 164.38%
YTD 4.43%
2021 46.65%
2020 38.09%
2019 32.67%
2018 -22.76%
2017 26.61%

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