Is Morgan Stanley (MS) In For Another Earnings Surprise?

Andrew Cummings
May 25, 2017

Its up 0.21, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 53 investors sold MS shares while 267 reduced holdings. Umb Bancorp N A Mo, Missouri-based fund reported 500,733 shares. The company has Beta Value of 1.66 and ATR value of 0.91. Voloridge Inv Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.22% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has invested 0.02% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Linden Ltd Partnership reported 26,684 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Noting its average daily volume at 0.4 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. 109,678 were reported by Robeco Institutional Asset Bv.

Now the shares of Morgan Stanley (MS) has a trading volume of 10.74 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 11860 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $23.11, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 47.33. Klingenstein Fields And Lc holds 0.05% or 26,234 shares.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 12.67% per annum. Moreover, Park Circle has 0.02% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Argentiere Capital Ag has 63,832 shares for 1.27% of their portfolio. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees holds 87,119 shares. Duncker Streett Co Incorporated accumulated 13,286 shares. $11,250 worth of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was bought by SCHILLER LEONARD M. Shares for $7,500 were bought by Zelnick Edward J. on Friday, December 16.

Insider Trades for Morgan Stanley show that the latest trade was made on 9 May 2017 where Gorman (James P), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type "Sell" in which 212365 shares were traded at a price of $42.93.

Morgan Stanley (MS) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.8 Percent. Morgan Stanley's quarterly revenue was up 25.1% on a year-over-year basis. Corporate insiders own 0.35% of the company's stock.


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Capital Growth Management Lp, which manages about $2.25B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Anglo Amern Plc by 3.81 million shares to 5.31M shares, valued at $37.44 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Previously Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter on 4/19/2017 Before Market Open, beating the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.10 with surprise factor of 11.11%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 19th. The company reported EPS of $1.00, above the consensus estimate calling for EPS of $0.89 - a positive surprise of 12.47%.

Shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rose $0.76 during today's regular trading session, a 1.82% increase from the previous closing price of $41.66.

More notable recent Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news were published by: Businessinsider.com which released: "A "paradigm shift" is taking place in financial technology" on May 21, 2017, also Businessinsider.com with their article: "Morgan Stanley thinks things at Ford could get worse before they get better" published on May 22, 2017, Cnbc.com published: "Morgan Stanley raises Apple price target to $177, says it sees no sign of an ..." on May 17, 2017. Regions Fincl has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS).


Analysts await Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to report earnings on July, 19. Therefore 58% are positive. That appears to be happening now, as Morgan Stanley has announced it will "significantly reduce experienced adviser recruiting". JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Morgan Stanley in a research report on Thursday, March 30th.

12/05/2016 - HSBC began new coverage on Morgan Stanley giving the company a "hold" rating. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by Barclays Capital. Berenberg initiated it with "Hold" rating and $29 target in Wednesday, July 13 report.

Enterprise Value is a measure of a company's overall value, often used as a more comprehensive alternative to equity market capitalization. So reports The Wall Street Journal. The firm has "Neutral" rating by given on Monday, October 10. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 30 by Credit Suisse. Blackrock Gp Limited has invested 0.28% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 20 with "Outperform".

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