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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
NYSE:MS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1595.31 vs. NYSE:MS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:MS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.25 Max: N/A
Current: 0.25
Equity-to-Asset 0.09
NYSE:MS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:MS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE: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 2.71
NYSE:MS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 79.33 vs. NYSE:MS: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:MS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.71
0.06
3.1
Beneish M-Score: -2.36
WACC vs ROIC
4.57%
3.49%
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 % 27.11
NYSE:MS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. NYSE:MS: 27.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:MS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 13.07 Max: 27.11
Current: 27.11
2.28
27.11
Net Margin % 18.52
NYSE:MS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. NYSE:MS: 18.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:MS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 10.79 Max: 18.52
Current: 18.52
0.26
18.52
ROE % 8.19
NYSE:MS's ROE % is ranked higher than
59% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. NYSE:MS: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:MS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.86  Med: 4.38 Max: 9.43
Current: 8.19
-1.86
9.43
ROA % 0.83
NYSE:MS's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. NYSE:MS: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:MS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.83
0.01
0.83
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.40
NYSE:MS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NYSE:MS: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.5 Max: 22.8
Current: 3.4
0
22.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 21.80
NYSE:MS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NYSE:MS: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.95 Max: 64.8
Current: 21.8
0
64.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 28.40
NYSE:MS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. NYSE:MS: 28.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: 3 Max: 426
Current: 28.4
-28.4
426
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Morgan Stanley $NYSE:MS.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-10-19 Est.)


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Preferred stocks of Morgan Stanley

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MSPRE29.904.47Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -E-
MSPRA24.184.19Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Flt Rate Non Cum Pfd Shs Series - A-
MSPRF29.704.34Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -F-
MSPRG27.744.48Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 5/8 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -G-
MSPRI28.654.17Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
MSPRK27.420.001/1000th Non-Cum Pfd -K-

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523120    SIC: 6211
Compare:NYSE:GS, NYSE:SCHW, NYSE:SPGI, NYSE:TRI, OTCPK:MQBKY, NYSE:MCO, NAS:AMTD, NYSE:NMR, NAS:IBKR, NYSE:RJF, OTCPK:DSEEY, NAS:ETFC, NYSE:MSCI, NAS:MKTX, NYSE:FDS, NYSE:LAZ, NAS:LPLA, NAS:BGCP, OTCPK:TULLF, OTCPK:NXGRF » details
Traded in other countries:MSBR34.Brazil, MS.Chile, DWD.Germany, MS.Mexico, MS.Switzerland, 0QYU.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Morgan Stanley is a financial services firm that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates advises, and originates, trades, manages and distributes capital for, governments, institutions and individuals.

Morgan Stanley is a global investment bank whose history, through its legacy firms, can be traced back to 1924. The company has institutional securities, wealth-management, and asset-management segments, as well as more than 50,000 employees. The company derives about 30% of its total revenue outside the Americas.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 13.12
MS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. MS: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 14.75 Max: 375.33
Current: 13.12
7.03
375.33
Forward PE Ratio 12.99
MS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 18.12 vs. MS: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 13.12
MS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
69% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. MS: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.57  Med: 15.05 Max: 2387
Current: 13.12
6.57
2387
PB Ratio 1.18
MS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.18
0.31
2.14
PS Ratio 2.26
MS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. MS: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.26
0.44
2.51
EV-to-EBIT 22.43
MS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. MS: 22.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1625.3  Med: 33.5 Max: 1883.3
Current: 22.43
-1625.3
1883.3
EV-to-EBITDA 19.06
MS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. MS: 19.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.7  Med: 31.45 Max: 1542.5
Current: 19.06
-134.7
1542.5
PEG Ratio 0.79
MS's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. MS: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
MS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.94 Max: 34.48
Current: 0.79
0.29
34.48
Shiller PE Ratio 29.86
MS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.97 vs. MS: 29.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 9.61 Max: 31.64
Current: 29.86
2.02
31.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.82
MS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
63% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. MS: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.45 Max: 11.16
Current: 1.82
0.6
11.16
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.22
MS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MS: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.22 Max: 10
Current: 0.22
0.08
10
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 51.80
MS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MS: 51.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43  Med: 5.5 Max: 62.7
Current: 51.8
-43
62.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.82
MS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
70% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. MS: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.43
MS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
81% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. MS: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 5.92 Max: 45.58
Current: 7.43
2.45
45.58
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.60
MS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. MS: 1.60 )
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: -65.8  Med: -2.1 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.6
-65.8
2.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.36
MS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MS: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.57 Max: 5.53
Current: 1.36
0.36
5.53
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.44
MS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. MS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.47 Max: 14.47
Current: 0.44
0.19
14.47
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.29
MS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.29
0.32
2.95
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.53
MS's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MS: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
MS' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.56 Max: 23.07
Current: 0.53
0.32
23.07
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.89
MS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MS: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.92 Max: 8
Current: 0.89
0.19
8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.46
MS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. MS: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.5  Med: 2.4 Max: 5.4
Current: 4.46
-1.5
5.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 42.69
MS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. MS: 42.69 )
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: -265.9  Med: 8.25 Max: 78.4
Current: 42.69
-265.9
78.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $36,584.00
EPS (TTM) $ 3.37
Beta1.51
Short Percentage of Float0.99%
52-Week Range $23.11 - 47.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,849.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 37,177 38,758 40,702
EPS ($) 3.42 4.00 4.75
EPS without NRI ($) 3.42 4.00 4.75
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.20%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.90 1.07 1.23
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