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As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Morgan Stanley is 0.70%.
During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Morgan Stanley was 11.16%. The lowest was 0.60%. And the median was 1.71%.
Morgan Stanley's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.07.
During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Morgan Stanley was 2.78. The lowest was -0.71. And the median was 0.16.
Morgan Stanley's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.05.
During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -13.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -21.90% per year.
During the past 8 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Morgan Stanley was 9.80% per year. The lowest was -21.90% per year. And the median was -1.55% per year.
The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.
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Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
Morgan Stanley Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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Morgan Stanley's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $33.40.
Morgan Stanley's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.25.
Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.
Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.
In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.