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How has Morgan Stanley:(NYSE:MS) performed recently?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 60268.24. It is in the Investment Brokerage – National industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 14.94, a forward P/E of 10.95 and EPS of 2.18. At a stock price of 32.56 (1.62%) it has a dividend yield of 2.46%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 81.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 18.72% and more long-term 8.55% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -11.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.40%.

For performance, Morgan Stanley the past week has seen a gain of 2.49%. For the last month performance for Morgan Stanley is 2.55%. While the last quarter is 27.62% and half year, 38.97%. Finally for the year, performance is 2.95%.

The 52-week high for Morgan Stanley, is at -7.22%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 55.78%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.01% and 19.52% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.94%, and for the month it is 2.16%. Morgan Stanley, has a target price of 33.27.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.49, and for total debt/equity Morgan Stanley has 5.42. The gross margin is 86.70%, while operating margin is 20.40%, the profit margin is 11.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 62.50%. Morgan Stanley has a payout ratio of 27.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1850.99. The shares float is 1473.26, with the float short at 1.32%, with short ratio coming to 1.56.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Morgan Stanley, get 0.50%, with its returns on investment at 1.50%. Return on equity is 6.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 33.27, reached soon?

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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