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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Earnings Yield % : 5.63% (As of Jul. 24, 2024)


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What is Morgan Stanley Earnings Yield %?

The earnings yield is an indication of how much return shareholders' investment in the company earned over the past 12 months. The higher the earnings yield is, the better.

As of today (2024-07-24), the stock price of Morgan Stanley is MXN1875.00. Morgan Stanley's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN105.49. Therefore, Morgan Stanley's earnings yield of today is 5.63%.

The earnings yield does not consider the growth of the business. A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Morgan Stanley's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 4.88%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Morgan Stanley Earnings Yield % Calculation

Earnings yield is the reciprocal of the P/E Ratio.

Morgan Stanley's Earnings Yield for today is calculated as

Earnings Yield=Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)/Share Price
=105.485/1875.00
=5.63 %

Morgan Stanley's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was MXN105.485 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Earnings Yield=Net Income /Market Cap

The earnings in the calculation is the Trailing Twelve Months earnings.


Morgan Stanley  (MEX:MS) Earnings Yield % Explanation

If the P/E ratio is an indication of how many years it takes for the company to earn back the stock price shareholders pay to buy the shares, the earnings yield is an indication of how much return shareholders' investment in the company earned over the past 12 months. The higher the earnings yield is, the better.

If a company loses money, the earnings yield is negative. This gives a more straightforward indication that the company is losing money. This is an advantage of using earnings yield instead of the P/E ratio in valuation. For valuation purposes, the P/B Ratio and the P/S Ratio should be used for companies that are losing money.

Like the P/E ratio, the earnings yield can be used to compare investments in different industries. It can even be used to compare the attractiveness of different asset classes such as bonds and cash. Of course, the earnings yield should not be the only factor in deciding which asset classes to invest.

Also similar to the P/E ratio, the earnings yield does not consider the growth of the business. A growing company with the same earnings yield should be more attractive than a company that has the same earnings yield but does not grow.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %.

Be Aware

Just like the P/E Ratio, non-recurring items such as selling part of the business, selling a previous investment, etc., can affect earnings yield dramatically. The earning yield is also a poor indication for cyclical companies. When a cyclical stock has a high earnings yield it is usually at the peak of its cycle.


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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Business Description

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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.

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