Stock Price of Morgan Stanley (MS) Increases 0.61%

Morgan Stanleys in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 10.56% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 43.45% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 93.59% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Morgan Stanley has a positive value of 68.93 compared to overall market. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has climbed 0.61% in the past week and advanced 2.03% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.2% during the past week but Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.21%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.15 points or 0.33% at $44.7 with 8,909,448 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $45.13, the shares hit an intraday low of $44.34 and an intraday high of $45.15 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $83,715 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 1,872,821,300 shares. The 52-week high of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is $45.15 and the 52-week low is $21.155.

Morgan Stanley Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 17, 2017. The company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.16. Analyst had a consensus of $0.65. The company had revenue of $9021.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $8506.58 million. The companys revenue was up 16.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.43 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Morgan Stanley was Upgraded by Societe Generale to Buy on Jan 11, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Jan 3, 2017 to Equal Weight, Raises Price Target to $ 48 from a previous price target of $35 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 27, 2017, Paul C Wirth (Deputy Chief Financial Officer) sold 10,000 shares at 44.25 per share price.On Jan 20, 2017, Jeffrey S Brodsky (Chief Human Resources Officer) sold 11,755 shares at 42.37 per share price.On Jan 20, 2017, Eric F Grossman (Chief Legal Officer) sold 17,562 shares at 42.14 per share price.

MORGAN STANLEY is a preeminent global financial services firm that maintains leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: securities; asset management; and credit services. The company combines global strength in investment banking and institutional sales and trading with strength in providing full-service and on-line brokerage services, investment and global asset management services and, primarily through its Discover Card brand, quality consumer credit products.

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