On May 16, 2018 Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Shorts Increased By 17.22%

May 16, 2018 - By Noel Courtney

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.16, from 2017Q3’s 0.94. The ratio is positive due to Morgan Stanley positioning: 38 sold and 295 reduced. 111 funds took holdings and 255 increased holdings. Investors holded 1.53 billion in 2017Q3 but now own 1.51 billion shares or 1.16% less.
799,940 are held by Castleark Management Limited Liability Corporation. Goodwin Daniel L holds 0.5% or 22,000 shs in its capital. Fincl Architects holds 0.01% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) or 947 shs. Coldstream Mngmt owns 5,754 shs for 0.03% of their capital. Massachusetts Services Communication Ma reported 0.22% stake. Moreover, First Financial In has 0.01% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Bedell Frazier Counseling Llc stated it has 3.46% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Connor Clark Lunn Inv Mgmt Ltd holds 123,425 shs or 0.04% of its capital. Avalon Advsrs Lc owns 528,621 shs. Hanson Mcclain Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Edgar Lomax Com Va holds 0.84% or 235,640 shs. Burt Wealth Advisors stated it has 884 shs. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mgmt holds 0.03% or 17,718 shs. Rampart Inv Ltd Liability invested in 19,201 shs. Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Ltd holds 2.31% or 263,229 shs.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) reported an increase of 17.22% in short interest. FINRA issued short interest of MS’s total 11.34 million shares. That’s 17.22% up from 9.67M shares. 1 days will cost MS with 11.45 million average volume to restore its former position. Morgan Stanley float short is 0.9%.

MS touched $55.055 during the last trading session after $0.205 change.Currently Morgan Stanley is uptrending after 27.83% change in last May 16, 2017. MS has 2.57M shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 16.28%.

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 firm is worth $97.46 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.17.93 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.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). “Buy” rating has 8, “Sell” are 1, while 4 are “Hold”. (NYSE:MS) has 62% bullish analysts. 20 are the (NYSE:MS)’s ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital. In Thursday, December 21 report Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $63.0 target. On Tuesday, December 12 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. In Thursday, April 19 report Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $62 target. On Monday, April 9 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill. On Wednesday, December 13 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by Wood. The company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, April 19. The stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold” on Friday, January 19. On Tuesday, January 9 Societe Generale downgraded Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to “Hold” rating. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Buy” rating given by Credit Suisse.

There’s a significant Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news brought out by Seekingalpha.com. It’s an item titled: “Morgan Stanley Continues To Show Progress” on April 18, 2018.

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