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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Cash Flow from Investing

: MXN-256,501 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2023)
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Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

For the three months ended in Mar. 2023, Morgan Stanley spent MXN12,960 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment. It gained MXN0 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment. It spent MXN0 Mil on purchasing business. It gained MXN0 Mil from selling business. It spent MXN62,637 Mil on purchasing investments. It gained MXN117,938 Mil from selling investments. It paid MXN0Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale. And it paid MXN61,105 Mil for other investing activities. In all, Morgan Stanley spent MXN18,764 Mil on investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries for the three months ended in Mar. 2023.


Morgan Stanley Cash Flow from Investing Historical Data

The historical data trend for Morgan Stanley's Cash Flow from Investing can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Morgan Stanley Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Cash Flow from Investing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -449,268.44 -632,960.46 -753,867.02 -1,023,587.06 -226,777.47

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Cash Flow from Investing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3,145.94 -171,546.19 -83,698.52 17,507.41 -18,764.03

Morgan Stanley Cash Flow from Investing Calculation

Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

If a company spends cash on property, plant and equipment (PPE), this will reduce their cash position. This is called Capital Expenditures (CPEX).

Likewise, if a company buys another company for cash, this will reduce their cash position.

Morgan Stanley's Cash Flow from Investing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as:

Morgan Stanley's Cash Flow from Investing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as:


Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was MXN-256,501 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Morgan Stanley  (MEX:MS) Cash Flow from Investing Explanation

Cash flow from investing contains nine items:

1. Purchase Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Purchase of PPE indicates the amount used to purchase property, plant, and equipment.

Morgan Stanley's purchase of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN-12,960 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley spent MXN12,960 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment.

In the capital spending for property, plant and equipment (PPE), some part of spending may be from the expansion of business. The business needs more property, plant and equipment (PPE) as it grows. Another part may be from replacement of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of existing business. For some companies, the cash spent on replacing of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business will be close to the depreciation of property, plant and equipment (PPE) reported in the income statement.

In Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, he deducts the estimate of the cost of replacing the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business from cash flow from operations. The cash spent on the new property, plant, and equipment is not deducted. The reason is because these are not costs of the existing business. In his 1986 letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote this about owner earnings:

"These represent (a) reported earnings plus (b) depreciation, depletion, amortization, and certain other non-cash charges...less (c) the average annual amount of capitalized expenditures for plant and equipment, etc. that the business requires to fully maintain its long-term competitive position and its unit volume....Our owner-earnings equation does not yield the deceptively precise figures provided by GAAP, since (c) must be a guess - and one sometimes very difficult to make. Despite this problem, we consider the owner earnings figure, not the GAAP figure, to be the relevant item for valuation purposes...All of this points up the absurdity of the 'cash flow' numbers that are often set forth in Wall Street reports. These numbers routinely include (a) plus (b) - but do not subtract (c)."

2. Sale Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Sale of PPE indicates the amount gained from selling property, plant, and equipment.

Morgan Stanley's sale of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN0 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley gained MXN0 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment.

3.Purchase Of Business:
Purchase of business indicates the amount used to purchase business.

Morgan Stanley's purchase of business for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN0 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley spent MXN0 Mil on purchasing business.

4. Sale Of Business:
Sale of business indicates the amount gained from selling business.

Morgan Stanley's sale of business for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN0 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley gained MXN0 Mil from selling business.

5. Purchase Of Investment:
Purchase of Investments represents cash outflow on the purchase of investments in securities.

Morgan Stanley's purchase of investment for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN-62,637 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley spent {stock_data.stock.currency_symbol}}62,637 Mil on purchasing investments.

6. Sale Of Investment:
Sale of Investments represents cash inflow on the sale of investments in securities.

Morgan Stanley's sale of investment for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN117,938 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley gained MXN117,938 Mil from selling investments.

7. Net Intangibles Purchase And Sale:
Net Intangibles purchase and sale means the net cash inflow received by a company that comes from the purchase and sale of intangibles. It equals the cash received from sale of intangibles minus the cash spent on purchasing intangibles.

Morgan Stanley's net Intangibles purchase and sale for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN0 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley paid MXN0 Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale.

8. Cash From Discontinued Investing Activities:
Cash from discontinued investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from the discontinued investing activities.

Morgan Stanley's cash from discontinued investing activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was 0 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley paid MXN0 Mil for discontinued investing activities.

9. Cash From Other Investing Activities:
Cash from other investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from other investing activities.

Morgan Stanley's cash from other investing activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was MXN-61,105 Mil. It means Morgan Stanley paid MXN61,105 Mil for other investing activities.


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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Business Description

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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 investment management segments. The company had about $5 trillion of client assets as well as over 70,000 employees at the end of 2021. Approximately 50% of the company's net revenue is from its institutional securities business, with the remainder coming from wealth and investment management. The company derives about 30% of its total revenue outside the Americas.

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