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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt N/A
MS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 133.67 vs. MS: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.61
Current: N/A
0.03
0.61
Equity to Asset 0.09
MS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. MS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.09
0.03
0.14
Interest Coverage 3.10
MS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 101.72 vs. MS: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.03
Current: 3.1
0.06
1.03
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
4.39%
4.64%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 24.16
MS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. MS: 24.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 13.07 Max: 30.37
Current: 24.16
2.28
30.37
Net-margin (%) 17.43
MS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. MS: 17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 10.79 Max: 25.04
Current: 17.43
0.26
25.04
ROE (%) 9.24
MS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. MS: 9.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.86  Med: 4.38 Max: 23.09
Current: 9.24
-1.86
23.09
ROA (%) 0.90
MS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. MS: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.9
0.01
0.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
MS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MS: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: -2.70 Max: 22.2
Current: -3.3
-11.6
22.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.70
MS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. MS: -18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.8  Med: -4.25 Max: 43.2
Current: -18.7
-41.8
43.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
MS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. MS: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: 1.40 Max: 43.1
Current: 8.2
-28.4
43.1
» MS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

MS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,400 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 423,300 sh (+5.42%)
Pioneer Investments 5,546,777 sh (+4.34%)
Diamond Hill Capital 8,255,086 sh (+0.95%)
Ken Fisher 350,024 sh (+0.89%)
John Rogers 159,580 sh (+0.13%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 320,090 sh (+0.04%)
Ken Heebner 6,580,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,707,100 sh (-0.03%)
Mario Gabelli 2,110,106 sh (-1.65%)
Richard Pzena 11,053,886 sh (-4.45%)
Dodge & Cox 13,620 sh (-12.52%)
Caxton Associates 227,450 sh (-58.94%)
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Q2 2015

MS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 16,925 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 80,255 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 5,904 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 6,034,540 sh (+8.79%)
Mario Gabelli 2,130,501 sh (+0.97%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 320,400 sh (+0.10%)
Dodge & Cox 13,620 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 1,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 349,865 sh (-0.05%)
Ken Heebner 6,530,000 sh (-0.76%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,684,900 sh (-1.30%)
Diamond Hill Capital 8,142,988 sh (-1.36%)
John Rogers 156,380 sh (-2.01%)
Richard Pzena 9,865,367 sh (-10.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 349,200 sh (-17.51%)
Caxton Associates 61,800 sh (-72.83%)
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Q3 2015

MS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 360,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 72,143 sh (+1121.93%)
David Dreman 22,146 sh (+30.85%)
Diamond Hill Capital 9,019,931 sh (+10.77%)
Ken Fisher 352,327 sh (+0.70%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 320,565 sh (+0.05%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 1,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 13,620 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Rogers 155,665 sh (-0.46%)
Richard Pzena 9,678,165 sh (-1.90%)
Pioneer Investments 5,889,809 sh (-2.40%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,630,200 sh (-3.25%)
Mario Gabelli 1,856,151 sh (-12.88%)
Ken Heebner 4,670,000 sh (-28.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 109,800 sh (-68.56%)
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Q4 2015

MS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 161,267 sh (New)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,820,000 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 9,499,721 sh (+5.32%)
Ken Fisher 355,659 sh (+0.95%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 1,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 320,475 sh (-0.03%)
Mario Gabelli 1,836,521 sh (-1.06%)
Richard Pzena 9,483,618 sh (-2.01%)
Pioneer Investments 5,113,401 sh (-13.18%)
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Preferred stocks of Morgan Stanley

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MSPRE26.756.43
MSPRA19.155.17ADR
MSPRF25.746.44Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -F-
MSPRG25.256.39Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 5/8 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -G-
MSPRI24.316.43Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.38
MS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. MS: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.93  Med: 14.25 Max: 150.13
Current: 13.38
6.93
150.13
Forward P/E 7.08
MS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.74 vs. MS: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.30
MS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
57% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.13 vs. MS: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.53  Med: 14.90 Max: 2387
Current: 13.3
6.53
2387
P/B 0.63
MS's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. MS: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.14
Current: 0.63
0.31
2.14
P/S 1.23
MS's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. MS: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.77 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.23
0.43
2.39
EV-to-EBIT 39.33
MS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.34 vs. MS: 39.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1625.3  Med: 36.70 Max: 1883.3
Current: 39.33
-1625.3
1883.3
EV-to-EBITDA 29.17
MS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. MS: 29.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.7  Med: 32.20 Max: 1542.5
Current: 29.17
-134.7
1542.5
Shiller P/E 8.89
MS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. MS: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 8.78 Max: 16.89
Current: 8.89
2.01
16.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.76
MS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. MS: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.46 Max: 11.16
Current: 2.76
0.6
11.16
Dividend Payout 0.31
MS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. MS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.17 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.31
0.04
2.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 20.50
MS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. MS: 20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43  Med: 3.80 Max: 41.9
Current: 20.5
-43
41.9
Forward Dividend Yield 2.64
MS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. MS: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.42
MS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. MS: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.28 Max: 9.78
Current: 2.42
0.53
9.78
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.60
MS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. MS: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: -0.55 Max: 3.3
Current: -5.6
-20.1
3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.72
MS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. MS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.76 Max: 5.53
Current: 0.72
0.53
5.53
Price/Projected FCF 0.19
MS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. MS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.33 Max: 35.26
Current: 0.19
0.17
35.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.68
MS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. MS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.10 Max: 2.18
Current: 0.68
0.31
2.18
Price/Graham Number 0.65
MS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. MS: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.06 Max: 8
Current: 0.65
0.42
8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.53
MS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MS: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.60 Max: 5.4
Current: 2.53
0.1
5.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.18
MS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.45 vs. MS: 24.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.3  Med: -0.65 Max: 78.4
Current: 24.18
-121.3
78.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $35155
EPS $ 2.90
Beta1.58
Short Percentage of Float0.83%
52-Week Range $21.28 - 41.04
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1936.22

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 28,290 26,546 38,323
EPS($) 2.87 3.21 3.33
EPS without NRI($) 2.87 3.21 3.33

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:PJC, SIEB, GHL, GS, SF » details
Traded in other countries:MSBR34.Brazil, MS.Chile, DWD.Germany, MS.Mexico, 0QYU.UK,
Morgan Stanley was originally incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1981. The Company through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides financial products and services to a diversified group of clients and customers, including corporations, governments, financial institutions and individuals. It has three business segments: Institutional Securities, Wealth Management Group and Asset Management. The Institutional Securities segment offers financial advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, spin-offs, exchange offers, leveraged buyouts, takeover defenses, and shareholder relations, as well as provides capital raising and corporate lending services. This segment also engages in sales, trading, financing, and market-making activities, including equity trading, fixed income and commodities, research, and investment activities, as well as provides financing services, such as prime brokerage, consolidated clearance, settlement, custody, financing, and portfolio reporting services. Its Wealth Management Group segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments comprising equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. This segment also provides education savings programs, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and other insurance products, cash management services, trust and fiduciary services, retirement solutions, and credit and other lending products, as well as engages in fixed income principal trading. The Company's Asset Management business segment, consisting of Merchant Banking, Traditional Asset Management and Real Estate Investing activities, is one of the investment management organizations of full-service financial services firm and offers clients an array of equity, fixed income and alternative investments and merchant banking strategies. The Company competes with commercial banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, electronic trading and clearing platforms, financial data repositories, sponsor of mutual funds, hedge funds, energy companies and other companies offering financial or ancillary services in the U.S., globally and through the internet. As a financial services firm, the Company is subject to extensive regulation by U.S. federal and state regulatory agencies and securities exchanges and by regulators and exchanges in each of the markets where it conducts its business.
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