EPS for Morgan Stanley (MS) Expected At $1.15

June 17, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.26, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 60 investors sold Morgan Stanley shares while 340 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes. 1.48 billion shares or 1.64% less from 1.51 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Edge Wealth Mgmt Limited holds 0.02% or 1,485 shares. Matrix Asset Advsrs Ny stated it has 1.52% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Mackay Shields Lc reported 265,274 shares. Tennessee-based Patten And Patten Tn has invested 0.38% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Silvercrest Asset Management Grp Lc accumulated 8,408 shares. Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Management invested in 0.09% or 56,363 shares. United Kingdom-based Horseman Cap Mgmt Ltd has invested 1.78% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Rothschild Limited Company holds 0.55% or 20,762 shares. Manchester Mgmt Ltd Com reported 59 shares. Moreover, Tocqueville Asset Lp has 0.05% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). White Pine Inv stated it has 2.67% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Private Advisor Grp Inc Limited Liability Co has 0.04% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 17,167 shares. The New York-based Soros Fund Mgmt Lc has invested 0.44% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Nuveen Asset Lc holds 117,043 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. 60,977 are held by Engineers Gate Manager L P.

Analysts expect Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to report $1.15 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 32.18 % from last quarter’s $0.87 EPS. MS’s profit would be $2.04B giving it 11.12 P/E if the $1.15 EPS is correct. After having $1.45 EPS previously, Morgan Stanley’s analysts see -20.69 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $51.16. About 11.51M shares traded or 18.93% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 24.35% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.78% the S&P500.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 18 analyst reports since December 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse upgraded Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating on Thursday, January 4. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $58.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 2 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, April 4. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Atlantic Securities. The company was maintained on Monday, April 9 by Sandler O’Neill. On Thursday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MS in report on Friday, January 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Credit Suisse.

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 market cap of $90.57 billion. 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. It has a 14.56 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.

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