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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

Cash to Debt 0.55
MSPRE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. MSPRE: 0.55 )
MSPRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.55

Equity to Asset 0.08
MSPRE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. MSPRE: 0.08 )
MSPRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.08

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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Guru Trades

MSPRE Guru Trades in

Q3 2013

MSPRE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Richard Snow 40,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

MSPRE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Richard Snow 45,000 sh (+12.5%)
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Q1 2014

MSPRE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Richard Snow 45,000 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of Morgan Stanley

MSPRF24.853.86Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -F-
MSPRG25.001.38Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 5/8 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -G-


EV-to-EBIT 0.40
MSPRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.93 vs. MSPRE: 0.40 )
MSPRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.4

Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 5.12
MSPRE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. MSPRE: 5.12 )
MSPRE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.12

Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.10
MSPRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. MSPRE: 5.10 )
MSPRE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.1

Valuation & Return


Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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Traded in other countries:DWD.Germany
Morgan Stanley was originally incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1981. The Company is a financial services firm that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides its 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, Global 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 Global 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, sponsors 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 major markets where it conducts its business.

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