The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is a huge mover today! About 9.83M shares traded hands. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 55.34% since April 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.91% the S&P500.
The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $77.15B company. It was reported on Nov, 18 by Barchart.com. We have $54.93 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:MS worth $27.77 billion more.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage
Out of 20 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 7 “Hold”. This means 55% are positive. Morgan Stanley has been the topic of 47 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, January 13 by Societe Generale. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Tuesday, January 19 with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 15. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Thursday, October 20. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, July 30. The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Monday, August 31 to “Buy”. maintained the shares of MS in a report on Monday, October 10 with “Neutral” rating. JMP Securities upgraded Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Thursday, October 8 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, August 25. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 1 by UBS.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “MORGAN STANLEY is a preeminent global financial services firm that maintains leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: securities; asset management; and credit services. The company combines global strength in investment banking and institutional sales and trading with strength in providing full-service and on-line brokerage services, investment and global asset management services and, primarily through its Discover Card brand, quality consumer credit products.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.09, from 0.85 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 82 funds sold all Morgan Stanley shares owned while 263 reduced positions. 56 funds bought stakes while 236 increased positions. They now own 1.59 billion shares or 3.33% more from 1.54 billion shares in 2016Q1.
The Massachusetts-based Winslow Evans And Crocker has invested 0% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Croft accumulated 221,349 shares or 1.29% of the stock. Sun Life Fincl Inc last reported 11,585 shares in the company. Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Ltd Company last reported 176,037 shares in the company. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh Williams Inc holds 0.3% or 12,636 shares in its portfolio. Regentatlantic Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company last reported 0.13% of its portfolio in the stock. Advsr Preferred Ltd Liability Com has 171 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Cna Corp holds 0.56% or 86,700 shares in its portfolio. Invesco Limited, a Georgia-based fund reported 29.25 million shares. Global X Management Limited Liability Company reported 1,217 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nordea Mgmt reported 65,247 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Maine-based Davis R M Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Moreover, Veritable L P has 0.03% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 43,900 shares. Checchi Advisers Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% or 12,739 shares in its portfolio. Adirondack Rech Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 14,500 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since June 29, 2016, the stock had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $4.00 million net activity. $2.00M worth of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was bought by Trombetta Giandomenico. Shares for $2.00 million were bought by BP4 S.r.l. on Wednesday, June 29.
More notable recent Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news were published by: Baltimoresun.com which released: “Morgan Stanley pledges to hire 800 in Baltimore over the next four years” on November 17, 2016, also Cnbc.com with their article: “Treasury Secretary Dimon would be good for US, bad for JPM, Morgan Stanley’s …” published on November 17, 2016, Cnbc.com published: “Morgan Stanley bigwigs made millions on post-Trump stock rally” on November 15, 2016. More interesting news about Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) were released by: Thestreet.com and their article: “Morgan Stanley Upside May Be Limited” published on November 17, 2016 as well as Businessinsider.com‘s news article titled: “A senior Morgan Stanley dealmaker is reportedly leaving to launch a boutique firm” with publication date: November 14, 2016.
MS Company Profile
Morgan Stanley, incorporated on October 1, 1981, is a financial holding company. The Firm is a global financial services firm that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, advises, and originates, trades, manages and distributes capital for governments, institutions and individuals. The Company’s divisions include Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company provides a range of services and products to a group of clients and customers, including firms, governments, financial institutions and individuals.
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