Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Sentiment Falls in 2018 Q1 to 0.84

June 27, 2018 - By Loretta Love

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Morgan Stanley’s Sentiment

In Q1 2018 Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) big money sentiment decreased to 0.84, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. So its down -0.26, from 2017Q4’s 1.1. 337 institutional investors started new and increased positions, while 400 trimmed and sold stakes in Morgan Stanley so the sentiment has dropped. Funds own 1.48 billion shares, down from 1.51 billion shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Morgan Stanley in top 10 was flat from 26 to 26 for the same number . 60 Investors Sold All; 340 Reduced Holdings; 242 increased holdings while 95 institutional investors bought holdings.

Biggest Morgan Stanley Shareholders

Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc owns 432.02 million shares in Morgan Stanley as of Q1 2018. As of Q1 2018, 17.96 million shares of Morgan Stanley are owned by Valueact Holdings L.P.. Wellcome Trust Ltd (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Trust reported 8.45 million shares. The United Kingdom-based fund Dsam Partners (London) Ltd have invested about 6.58% of the institutional investor’s stock portfolio in Morgan Stanley. The Massachusetts-based fund Capital Growth Management Lp looks positive on Morgan Stanley, possessing 2.71 million shares.

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 valued at $85.40 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.13.73 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.

MS hit $48.24 during the last trading session after $0.45 change.Currently Morgan Stanley is uptrending after 24.35% change in last June 27, 2017. MS has 1.74 million shares volume. MS outperformed by 11.78% the S&P500.

Investors expect Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s quarterly earnings on July, 18., as reported by RTT. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is expected to be $1.15. That is 32.18 % up compareed to $0.87 earnings per share for last year. MS’s profit could reach $2.04B if the current earnings per share of $1.15 is accurate. Wall Street sees -20.69 % negative EPS growth as of July, 18.

Mufg Americas Hldg stated it has 0% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Norris Perne & French Llp Mi holds 0.05% or 6,128 shs. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 0.12% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Westover Cap Advisors Lc invested 1.89% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Doheny Asset Mgmt Ca, a California-based fund reported 3,894 shs. Badgley Phelps & Bell Incorporated reported 235,360 shs. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.33% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). 9,953 are owned by Savant Capital Ltd Liability Corp. Loews holds 5,653 shs. Scotia Cap stated it has 0.02% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Geode Limited Liability Co stated it has 15.69M shs. Kentucky Retirement has 72,005 shs. Lee Danner And Bass Incorporated accumulated 0.05% or 8,850 shs. Pnc Financial Service Gp reported 3.19 million shs or 0.17% of all its holdings. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Group Incorporated Lc invested in 8,408 shs or 0% of the stock.

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”. (NYSE:MS) has 64% bullish analysts. With $72.0 highest and $51 lowest target, Morgan Stanley has $60.65 average target or 25.73% above the current ($48.24) price. 16 are the (NYSE:MS)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, January 2 the firm has “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital given. On Thursday, April 19 Credit Suisse maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $62 target. The company rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, January 10. On Thursday, January 18 the stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse. In Monday, April 9 report Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5700 target. On Friday, January 19 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill. On Thursday, January 18 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MS in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse. In Wednesday, April 4 report Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6200 target. On Thursday, February 15 the firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given.

Another two news for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) were recently posted 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 posted on June 27, 2018.

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