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Summary of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings

Summary of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings

The results continue a strong run of US bank earnings with a confluence of favourable factors boosting the sector: US Federal Reserve interest rates are rising, while a bout of market volatility in the first quarter boosted trading desks, and the US Republican party forced through unfunded tax cuts at the end of past year. It also beats out analysts' revenue estimate of $10.36 billion for the quarter.

That means it is well above the 10 percent minimum investors generally like to see, above the 10 percent to 13 percent target range Gorman set a few months ago, and close to Goldman Sachs, which reported a 15.4 percent return-on-equity in the first quarter.

Revenue: $11.1 billion, up 14% from past year and a record. They expect $1.28 EPS, up 28.00% or $0.28 from last year's $1 per share.

Morgan Stanley's total revenue rose 13.7 percent to $11.08 billion. The company's stock was down 0.19% at midday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.75. Morgan Stanley has a 1 year low of $7.50 and a 1 year high of $8.37. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Daniel A. Simkowitz sold 87,050 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.30, for a total value of $12,048,182.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

"Last year was the best environment for investors and worst for trading desks".

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The company's bottom line came in at $2.58 billion, or $1.45 per share. Factory Mutual Insurance Co. increased its stake in shares of Morgan Stanley by 18.5% in the third quarter. The fund owned 341,652 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 38,639 shares during the period. The firm was able to increase assets under management in the quarter, despite the more volatile markets.

Higher revenues pushed up pay costs to $4.9bn for the quarter, while non-compensation expenses of $2.7bn increased from $2.5bn. Guidant Wealth Advisors acquired a new position in Morgan Stanley during the 4th quarter worth $132,000. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 216,038 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,559,681.50. For each period, MUFG will sell to Morgan Stanley shares of Common Stock that are a percentage of the number of shares Morgan Stanley had previously repurchased during such period from other shareholders in the open market under its share repurchase program, at the average price paid by Morgan Stanley for those shares it repurchased from other shareholders during such period. Societe Generale downgraded Morgan Stanley from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. "Buy" rating has 10, "Sell" are 1, while 4 are "Hold". JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, March 31 report. Buckingham Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $57 target in Wednesday, October 18 report.

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Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial services and products to firms, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.

"It shouldn't surprise anyone as it's now become the norm: With Morgan Stanley, there is always something good under the bank's earnings tree", said Axel Pierron, managing director of capital markets management consultancy Opimas.


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