Morgan Stanley Reports Higher Revenue, Earnings


It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500. Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH bought a new stake in shares of Morgan Stanley during the third quarter valued at about $834,000.

Pruzan also declined to comment on Morgan Stanley's share buyback plans, but said it still has $1.75 billion from the Federal Reserve's previous $5 billion authorization, and spent $1 billion in the first quarter buying back shares. 38 investors sold all, 295 reduced holdings as Morgan Stanley ratio increased. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.0857 during the last trading session, reaching $53.3257. About 13.52M shares traded or 40.53% up from the average. $94.20B is Morgan Stanley's MC. MS outperformed by 16.28% the S&P 500. MS's profit will be $2.27 billion for 10.40 P/E if the $1.28 EPS becomes a reality.

Among 30 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. The firm issued an underperform rating and a $51.00 target price on the financial services provider's stock. On Tuesday, December 12 the stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has "Buy" rating given by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

The bank said the results reflect "higher results in foreign exchange and commodities, partially offset by lower results in credit products and rates".

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Morgan Stanley's chief executive officer said Wednesday that he's not preparing to raise profitability targets. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 1. Shufro Rose And Limited Liability Corp holds 0.03% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) or 5,200 shares. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 20 with "Outperform". The company was upgraded on Monday, October 9 by Credit Suisse.

The number of shares now owned by investors are 1.8 bln. It has change of 0.16, from 2017Q3's 0.94. The Pennsylvania-based Live Your Vision Ltd Com has invested 0% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Cambridge Research Advisors Incorporated has 45,143 shares. Institutional investors own 85.87% of the company's stock. Willingdon Wealth Mgmt holds 119 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Great Lakes Advsr Llc holds 0% or 3,921 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv invested in 0.15% or 547,383 shares. Next Finance Group holds 7,030 shares. Optimum Inv Advsr invested in 15,227 shares. Cranbrook Wealth Management reported 18 shares. Cornercap Invest Counsel reported 67,275 shares. Vantage Inv Advsr Ltd Llc accumulated 250 shares. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 4 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.47 million activity. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 1 Buy, 6 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 1 Hold and 6. Therefore 17% are positive. Indexiq Advsr Lc reported 17,945 shares. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, January 18. The company was maintained on Friday, January 19 by Sandler O'Neill. The firm has "Strong-Buy" rating by Vining Sparks given on Friday, April 21. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Market Perform".

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