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Morning Active Stocks: Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS)

With a market cap of 84.26 B, Morgan Stanley has a large market cap size. Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/23/1993. Morgan Stanley is in the Investment Brokerage – National industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Morgan Stanley, is 9613.5, and so far today it has a volume of 448953. Performance year to date since the 2/23/1993 is 7.74%.

To help you determine whether Morgan Stanley is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 13.46 and forward P/E is 11.61. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Morgan Stanley has a value for PEG of 0.99. P/S ratio is 2.09 and the P/B ratio is 1.18. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.82 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Morgan Stanley is trading at, 44.52 (-2.20% today), Morgan Stanley has a dividend yield of 1.76%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 21.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.38, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.79% after growing 0.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 83.00%, and 26.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1850.99, and the number of shares float is 1413.92. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 63.20%. The float short is 1.17%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.73. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.80%, and also a return on investment of 1.30%.

The ability for Morgan Stanley, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 2.66 and total debt/equity is 5.68. In terms of margins, Morgan Stanley has a gross margin of 80.70%, with its operating margin at 24.60%, and Morgan Stanley has a profit margin of 15.60%.

The 52 week high is -5.94%, with 60.95% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.21% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.74%.

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.

 

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