Morgan Stanley (MS): Price and Financial Metrics

Morgan Stanley (MS): $81.65

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MS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $81.65 52-week high $100.99
Prev. close $82.17 52-week low $74.67
Day low $81.09 Volume 5,707,424
Day high $82.61 Avg. volume 7,309,168
50-day MA $87.25 Dividend yield 4.08%
200-day MA $88.51 Market Cap 135.29B

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MS POWR Grades

  • Momentum is the dimension where MS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.32% of US stocks.
  • MS's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • MS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 18.34% of US stocks).

MS Stock Summary

  • MS has a higher market value than 98.59% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $138,008,746,448.
  • MS's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 92.42% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of MORGAN STANLEY's share price is greater than that of merely 11.62% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MORGAN STANLEY, a group of peers worth examining would be HSBC, DIS, WFC, NKE, and LOW.
  • 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/sales ratio is 2.7; this is 17.39% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MS's price/earnings ratio has gone down 4.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MS 2023-09-15 2.7 1.5 15.4 23.6
MS 2023-09-14 2.7 1.5 15.5 23.7
MS 2023-09-13 2.7 1.4 15.2 23.5
MS 2023-09-12 2.6 1.4 14.9 23.3
MS 2023-09-11 2.6 1.4 14.6 23.0
MS 2023-09-08 2.6 1.4 14.8 23.2

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)

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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Below are the latest news stories about MORGAN STANLEY that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MS as an investment opportunity.

Morgan Stanley CIO Identifies Risks to Consumer-Oriented Stocks

Monday saw Mike Wilson, the Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Stanley, highlighting a series of potential threats to consumer-oriented stocks. Factors such as dwindling consumer spending and the recommencement of student loan repayments were among the risks identified. In light of these concerns, Wilson's team is advising investors to exercise caution with stocks that have displayed strong performance during the early stages of the market cycle.

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

Investors Shrug Their Shoulders as Morgan Stanley Tries to Talk Up Chile’s Sovereign Debt

(Bloomberg) -- After years of political turmoil, street protests and economic stagnation, Morgan Stanley say it’s time to buy Chilean assets again, including sovereign debt. Other banks and investors are yet to be convinced. Most Read from BloombergIndians Have Five Days to Deposit $3 Billion in Soon-to-Be-Withdrawn BanknotesIndia-Canada Clash Should Be a Wake-Up CallBonds Sink, S&P 500 Snaps Four-Day Losing Streak: Markets WrapChinese Gold Buying Is Driving a Paradigm Shift in BullionStudios’ L

Yahoo | September 25, 2023

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Chris MacDonald on InvestorPlace | September 23, 2023

Morgan Stanley Divests From Samhi Hotels Following Recent IPO

Morgan Stanley, a leading investment bank, has made a significant divestment from SAMHI Hotels, an Indian hotel operator based in Gurugram. The extent of the divestment is yet to be confirmed, but exchange data shows that various Morgan Stanley funds sold a combined total of 64.6 lakh shares on Friday.

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

Goldman (GS), Other Banks to Face Bond Collusion Claims

Goldman (GS) and other banks are likely to face class-action lawsuits for colluding to drive up interest rates paid on a popular municipal bond.

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

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MS Price Returns

1-mo -3.24%
3-mo -3.33%
6-mo -5.33%
1-year 6.44%
3-year 90.19%
5-year 103.53%
YTD -1.45%
2022 -10.34%
2021 46.65%
2020 38.09%
2019 32.67%
2018 -22.76%

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