Morgan Stanley (MS) EPS Estimated At $1.15

June 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.26, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 60 investors sold Morgan Stanley shares while 340 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes. 1.48 billion shares or 1.64% less from 1.51 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Ferguson Wellman Cap Management Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 17,014 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd Liability holds 265,274 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Lee Danner And Bass Incorporated accumulated 8,850 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Cap Growth Mgmt Limited Partnership invested in 2.71M shares. Fincl Bank Of America De invested 0.12% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Hilltop Hldgs owns 5,140 shares. Delta Asset Management Lc Tn stated it has 0.12% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Intact Invest Mgmt owns 10,900 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Gsa Capital Prns Ltd Liability Partnership has 62,386 shares. Brown Advisory Secs Llc reported 0.06% stake. Nomura Asset Management accumulated 0.12% or 211,061 shares. Texas-based Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.33% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Boys Arnold And holds 19,959 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Eagle Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc invested 1.18% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Amica Retiree Med Trust invested in 0.33% or 6,925 shares.

Analysts expect Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to report $1.15 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 32.18 % from last quarter’s $0.87 EPS. MS’s profit would be $2.04 billion giving it 11.15 P/E if the $1.15 EPS is correct. After having $1.45 EPS previously, Morgan Stanley’s analysts see -20.69 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $51.31. About 8.62M shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 24.35% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.78% the S&P500.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 18 analyst reports since December 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MS in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Tuesday, January 2 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Hold” on Thursday, January 18. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold” on Tuesday, January 9. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, December 20 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $60.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Friday, January 19. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, April 19. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, April 4. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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. The company has market cap of $90.83 billion. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. It has a 14.61 P/E ratio. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; corporate loans, commercial and residential mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for equities and commodities customers; loans to municipalities; and investments and research services.

Another recent and important Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news was published by Livetradingnews.com which published an article titled: “Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Stock in Focus” on May 31, 2018.

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