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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.31
MS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. MS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.31
0.03
0.66
Equity-to-Asset 0.09
MS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 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
Debt-to-Equity 2.43
MS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
91% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. MS: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
MS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 3.37 Max: 17.46
Current: 2.43
0.61
17.46
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.93
MS's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. MS: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
MS' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.93
Current: 4.93
0
4.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.43
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Net Margin % 20.30
MS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. MS: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 12.06 Max: 20.3
Current: 20.3
0.28
20.3
ROE % 9.35
MS's ROE % is ranked higher than
61% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. MS: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.86  Med: 4.38 Max: 9.35
Current: 9.35
-1.86
9.35
ROA % 0.91
MS's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. MS: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.91
0.01
0.91
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.10
MS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. MS: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.1 Max: 22.8
Current: 6.1
0
22.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 24.10
MS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MS: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.7 Max: 426
Current: 24.1
0
426
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

MS Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Louis Moore Bacon 2,155,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 28,450 sh (+19.40%)
Ken Heebner 2,710,000 sh (+0.37%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 17,884,620 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 956,849 sh (-0.37%)
Richard Pzena 9,028,020 sh (-0.84%)
Ken Fisher 2,163,479 sh (-1.23%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,776,678 sh (-4.72%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,775,000 sh (-7.88%)
Mario Gabelli 1,431,030 sh (-8.19%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 6,505 sh (-10.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 33,032 sh (-13.80%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,749,322 sh (-30.38%)
Jim Simons 176,200 sh (-63.60%)
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Q4 2017

MS Guru Trades in Q4 2017

First Pacific Advisors 21,700 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 250,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,071 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 4,418,918 sh (+361.82%)
Jeff Ubben 17,959,620 sh (+0.42%)
Ken Heebner 2,710,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,119,236 sh (-2.04%)
David Dreman 27,610 sh (-2.95%)
Richard Pzena 8,703,173 sh (-3.60%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,300,000 sh (-4.86%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,319,050 sh (-5.88%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 5,805 sh (-10.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,045 sh (-12.07%)
Mario Gabelli 1,131,475 sh (-20.93%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,103,022 sh (-36.95%)
Louis Moore Bacon 940,000 sh (-56.38%)
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Q1 2018

MS Guru Trades in Q1 2018

George Soros 497,659 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,200 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 375,000 sh (+50.00%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,396,000 sh (+48.51%)
Pioneer Investments 4,974,730 sh (+12.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 31,907 sh (+9.85%)
Ken Heebner 2,710,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 21,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 17,959,620 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,081,022 sh (-1.99%)
David Dreman 26,972 sh (-2.31%)
Ken Fisher 2,067,239 sh (-2.45%)
Richard Pzena 8,200,006 sh (-5.78%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 8,590,000 sh (-7.63%)
Mario Gabelli 1,036,595 sh (-8.39%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,835,492 sh (-47.60%)
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Q2 2018

MS Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Ray Dalio 68,423 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 59,994 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 175,770 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,630,727 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 108,800 sh (+331.75%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,364,759 sh (+13.80%)
Jeff Ubben 18,709,620 sh (+4.18%)
George Soros 508,558 sh (+2.19%)
Richard Pzena 8,247,266 sh (+0.58%)
Steven Cohen 500,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,063,822 sh (-1.59%)
Ken Fisher 2,013,397 sh (-2.60%)
Ken Heebner 2,500,000 sh (-7.75%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,910,000 sh (-7.92%)
Mario Gabelli 861,740 sh (-16.87%)
Pioneer Investments 3,957,548 sh (-20.45%)
First Pacific Advisors 11,400 sh (-47.47%)
Caxton Associates 21,098 sh (-94.37%)
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Preferred stocks of Morgan Stanley

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MSpE.PFD27.296.53Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -E-
MSpA.PFD21.204.78Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Flt Rate Non Cum Pfd Shs Series - A-
MSpF.PFD26.724.82Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -F-
MSpG.PFD25.604.85Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 5/8 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -G-
MSpI.PFD26.214.56Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -I-
MSpK.PFD25.094.371/1000th Non-Cum Pfd -K-

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523120    SIC: 6211
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Traded in other countries:MWD.Austria, MSBR34.Brazil, MS.Chile, DWD.Germany, MS.Mexico, MS.Switzerland, 0QYU.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Morgan Stanley is a global investment bank. The company has institutional securities, wealth-management, and asset-management segments.

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 10.63
MS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.59 vs. MS: 10.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 15.22 Max: 375.33
Current: 10.63
7.03
375.33
Forward PE Ratio 8.65
MS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. MS: 8.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 10.63
MS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
66% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 18.01 vs. MS: 10.63 )
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: 15.39 Max: 1193.5
Current: 10.63
6.57
1193.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 5.94
MS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
62% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. MS: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.31 Max: 63.48
Current: 5.94
0.16
63.48
PB Ratio 1.10
MS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MS: 1.10 )
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: 1.92
Current: 1.1
0.31
1.92
PS Ratio 2.02
MS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. MS: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.93
Current: 2.02
0.44
2.93
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 4.71
MS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. MS: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 2.39 Max: 197.16
Current: 4.71
0.17
197.16
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.23
MS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. MS: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.31 Max: 77.4
Current: 4.23
0.16
77.4
EV-to-Revenue 5.72
MS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
61% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MS: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
MS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 6.3 Max: 19.1
Current: 5.72
3.8
19.1
Shiller PE Ratio 26.99
MS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 22.49 vs. MS: 26.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 9.75 Max: 42.28
Current: 26.99
2.01
42.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.46
MS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MS: 2.46 )
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: 2.46
0.6
11.16
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.25
MS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. MS: 0.25 )
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: 0.25
0.08
10
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 37.00
MS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MS: 37.00 )
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: 51.8
Current: 37
-43
51.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.72
MS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
57% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. MS: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 13.14
MS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
92% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. MS: 13.14 )
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: 3.2  Med: 7.8 Max: 59.59
Current: 13.14
3.2
59.59
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
MS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. MS: 2.90 )
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: -0.4 Max: 2.9
Current: 2.9
-65.8
2.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.26
MS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MS: 1.26 )
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: 1.26
0.36
5.53
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.58
MS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MS: 0.58 )
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: 0.58 Max: 119.83
Current: 0.58
0.19
119.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
MS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MS: 1.10 )
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: 0.3  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.1
0.3
2.81
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.77
MS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MS: 0.77 )
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: 5.66
Current: 0.77
0.19
5.66

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $38,727.00
EPS (TTM) $ 4.20
Beta1.33
Volatility15.98%
52-Week Range $42.88 - 59.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,720.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 41,226 42,074 42,474
EBIT (Mil $) 11,888 11,753 11,387
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 4.90 5.13 5.85
EPS without NRI ($) 4.90 5.13 5.85
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.50%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.12 1.28 1.45

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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