Morgan Stanley (MS) Analysts See $1.15 EPS on July, 18

June 27, 2018 - By Andre Harris

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q1 2018. It has change of 0.26, from 2017Q4’s 1.1. The ratio worsened due to Morgan Stanley positioning: 60 sold and 340 reduced. 95 funds acquired holdings and 242 increased holdings. Investors holded 1.51 billion in 2017Q4 but now own 1.48 billion shares or 1.64% less.
Carroll Assoc owns 1,178 shs or 0.01% of their US capital. Amundi Pioneer Asset reported 4.97M shs. Guggenheim Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 960,168 shs. First Allied Advisory holds 39,466 shs. 3.84M are held by Diamond Hill Mngmt. Old Mutual Invsts (Uk) Limited holds 4,300 shs. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board invested 1.06% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Centurylink Investment Mngmt Company has invested 0.6% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Moreover, Cipher Cap L P has 0.47% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Markston Ltd Liability Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 164,847 shs. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Limited Company holds 0% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 100 shs. Annex Advisory Ser Ltd Llc owns 26,296 shs for 0.26% of their capital. Cornercap Invest Counsel stated it has 0.52% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Gp Ltd Llc owns 4,731 shs. Btc Cap Incorporated invested in 0.6% or 68,062 shs.

On July, 18. Investors wait Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to announce its quarterly earnings, RTT reports. Analysts predict $1.15 EPS. That’s $0.28 up or 32.18 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.87. If the current EPS of $1.15 is accurate, MS’s profit could hit $2.04 billion. After $1.45 EPS was published last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -20.69 % for Morgan Stanley. Ticker’s shares touched $48.19 during the last trading session after 0.84% change.Morgan Stanley has volume of 4.81 million shares. Since June 27, 2017 MS has risen 24.35% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 11.78%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 1, while 3 are “Hold”. 64% are bullish. 16 are the (NYSE:MS)’s analyst reports since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, January 9 the rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold”. On Friday, January 19 the company was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 10 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities. On Thursday, April 19 the firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given. On Friday, January 19 the rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. In Thursday, January 4 report Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $58.0 target. On Thursday, April 19 Credit Suisse maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) with “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, February 15 Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of MS in report to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 18 BMO Capital Markets maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $72.0 target. On Wednesday, April 4 the company was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial services and products to firms, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.The company has $85.31 billion market cap. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance.13.72 is the P/E ratio. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; corporate loans, commercial and residential mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for equities and commodities customers; loans to municipalities; and investments and research services.

Another two news for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) were recently brought out by: Streetinsider.com on June 26, 2018 with title “Morgan Stanley (MS) Announces Election of Mary Schapiro to Board”. The other Livetradingnews.com‘s article was titled “Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Chinese bank IPO seeks to emulate its tech clients” and brought out on June 27, 2018.

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