Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 84.97 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Morgan Stanley is 45.72 (with a change from open of 1.87%), this in conjunction with a target price of 48.4. Volume today has so far reached 9153921, with an average volume of about 10588.79. The GAP for this stock, is 0.90%.
The P/E ratio is 13.52, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 11.66. The current EPS for Morgan Stanley, is 3.38, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 0.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 8.21%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Morgan Stanley, EPS is looking like it will grow 13.39% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 14.16%. Quarter over quarter is 83.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 26.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 18.10%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -0.60%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 63.10%. Shares outstanding is 1858.52, while shares float is at a value of 1413.92. Float short for Morgan Stanley is 0.87% and the short ratio is 1.17.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.66, while the total debt/equity comes to 5.68. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 80.70% and their operating margin is 24.60%. The profit margin is 15.60%.
Morgan Stanley has seen returns on assets of 0.80%, and on investment, 1.30%. Return on equity is 9.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 0.96. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.11, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.19 and Price/cash is 3.85, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.
The simple moving averages are 5.67% and 12.86% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -3.40% and the 52 week low is 97.84%.
Morgan Stanley has a dividend yield of 1.75%, with a current price of 45.72. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 21.80%. This is in an industry, Investment Brokerage – National, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Morgan Stanley is based in USA.
Performance in the Investment Brokerage – National industry means that Morgan Stanley has seen performance for the past week of 1.94%, with performance for the month coming to 10.68%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.53%, and for the half year the performance is 80.64%. Volatility for this week is 1.87% and for the month this is 2.03%.
Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.