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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Debt-to-Equity : 2.89 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Morgan Stanley Debt-to-Equity?

Morgan Stanley's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN234,787 Mil. Morgan Stanley's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN4,519,608 Mil. Morgan Stanley's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN1,646,315 Mil. Morgan Stanley's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 2.89.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

MEX:MS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12   Med: 2.4   Max: 2.89
Current: 2.89

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Morgan Stanley was 2.89. The lowest was 2.12. And the median was 2.40.

MEX:MS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked worse than
93.19% of 602 companies
in the Capital Markets industry
Industry Median: 0.36 vs MEX:MS: 2.89

Morgan Stanley Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity 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 Debt-to-Equity Chart

Morgan Stanley Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Debt-to-Equity
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.54 2.29 2.31 2.46 2.79

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Data
Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24 Jun24
Debt-to-Equity Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 2.55 2.59 2.79 2.89 N/A

Competitive Comparison of Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity

For the Capital Markets subindustry, Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity Distribution in the Capital Markets Industry

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Morgan Stanley's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



Morgan Stanley Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Morgan Stanley's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Morgan Stanley's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

* 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) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Business Description

Address
1585 Broadway, New York, NY, USA, 10036
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 over $4 trillion of client assets as well as over 80,000 employees at the end of 2022. 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.