Oppenheimer Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Morgan Stanley (MS)

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On Tuesday, January 16th, City Of London Investment Grou sold 2,206 shares of Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund stock. Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc. now owns 14,126 shares of the company's stock valued at $483,000 after buying an additional 2,484 shares during the last quarter. M Securities Incorporated has 0.09% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund by 4.4% in the second quarter. Moreover, Lazard Asset Management Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc.

Gould Asset Mgmt Lc Ca owns 8,697 shares or 0.13% of their USA portfolio. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Morgan Stanley by 28.6% in the fourth quarter. But the wirehouse's advisor count is down 47 reps from the previous quarter, during which Morgan Stanley pulled out of the Protocol for Broker Recruiting. Finally, Icon Advisers Inc. Finally, First Manhattan Co. increased its stake in Morgan Stanley by 17.0% in the first quarter. Appleton Partners Inc. MA now owns 15,775 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $828,000 after purchasing an additional 2,945 shares during the period. This shows City Of London Investment Group Plc's positive view for Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.29, for a total transaction of $189,766.50. Focused Ltd Liability Company owns 2.65M shares. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 9 report. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.01, for a total transaction of $134,389.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. now owns 54,378 shares of the company's stock worth $945,000 after purchasing an additional 35,341 shares during the last quarter. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Llc stated it has 0.07% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). However, adjusted earnings exceed analysts' expectations as the strong performance of the welfare department has offset the decline in trade revenue. The company has a market capitalization of $103,880.00, a P/E ratio of 18.60, a P/E/G ratio of 0.92 and a beta of 1.65.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.07. Morgan Stanley had a net margin of 16.76% and a return on equity of 10.07%. The institutional investor held 1.20 million shares of the real estate company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $22.46 million, up from 1.05 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.75 earnings per share.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th.

Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc is an investor bullish on Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc, owning 37086 shares as of Q3 2015 for 0.67% of its portfolio. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. Morgan Stanley's payout ratio is now 32.36%.

Several analysts have commented on the company.

Among 29 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by S&P Research. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 20 by Guggenheim. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, sixteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Wells Fargo has "Hold" rating and $55.0 target.

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