Morgan Stanley (MS): Price and Financial Metrics

Morgan Stanley (MS): $102.47

-0.57 (-0.55%)

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MS POWR Grades

  • Momentum is the dimension where MS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 80.85% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MS is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 47 weeks.
  • MS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

MS Stock Summary

  • MS has a market capitalization of $190,484,175,708 -- more than approximately 98.89% of US stocks.
  • For MS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 84.23% of US equities we're observing.
  • MS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 93.13% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WFC, COST, PEP, UPS, and HON.
  • 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

  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 80.94%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 127.96%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 145.18%.
MS's revenue has moved up $19,191,000,000 over the prior 52 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
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
2020-03-31 40,620 47,568 7,766

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 27.75% of graded US stocks.
  • MS's asset turnover comes in at 0.051 -- ranking 303rd of 457 Trading stocks.
  • DEI, DX, and GS 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 $104.51 Average Broker Recommendation 1.52 (Moderate Buy)

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MS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $102.47 52-week high $105.81
Prev. close $103.04 52-week low $45.86
Day low $101.75 Volume 5,881,586
Day high $104.17 Avg. volume 10,079,420
50-day MA $99.34 Dividend yield 2.72%
200-day MA $84.23 Market Cap 186.96B

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 -0.39%
3-mo 22.75%
6-mo 24.98%
1-year 105.21%
3-year 133.23%
5-year 266.50%
YTD 52.04%
2020 38.09%
2019 32.67%
2018 -22.76%
2017 26.61%
2016 36.07%

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