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Morgan Stanley (MEX:MS) Retained Earnings : MXN1,656,489 Mil (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Morgan Stanley Retained Earnings?

Retained earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Morgan Stanley's retained earnings for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN1,656,489 Mil.

Morgan Stanley's quarterly retained earnings declined from Sep. 2023 (MXN1,707,174 Mil) to Dec. 2023 (MXN1,663,408 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2023 (MXN1,663,408 Mil) to Mar. 2024 (MXN1,656,489 Mil).

Morgan Stanley's annual retained earnings increased from Dec. 2021 (MXN1,834,608 Mil) to Dec. 2022 (MXN1,849,430 Mil) but then declined from Dec. 2022 (MXN1,849,430 Mil) to Dec. 2023 (MXN1,663,408 Mil).


Morgan Stanley Retained Earnings Historical Data

The historical data trend for Morgan Stanley's Retained Earnings can be seen below:

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Morgan Stanley Retained Earnings Chart

Morgan Stanley Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Retained Earnings
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,331,308.54 1,565,381.05 1,834,608.05 1,849,429.55 1,663,408.41

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Data
Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24 Jun24
Retained Earnings 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 1,665,547.03 1,707,173.84 1,663,408.41 1,656,488.81 -

Morgan Stanley Retained Earnings Calculation

Retained Earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Because the net income was not distributed to shareholders, shareholders' equity is increased by the same amount.

Of course, if a company loses, it is called retained losses, or accumulated losses.


Morgan Stanley  (MEX:MS) Retained Earnings Explanation

Historically profitable companies sometimes have negative retained earnings. This is because they have cumulatively paid out more to shareholders than they reported in profits.

For example, in 2011, Microsoft had negative retained earnings. This does not mean the company lost more money than it made over the years. It just means it paid out more money than it earned.

If a company has negative retained earnings, investors should check the 10-year financial results. They should not assume that negative retained earnings prove a company has generally lost money in the past.

Of course, many companies with negative retained earnings have indeed lost money in the past.

Retained Earnings: Warren Buffett's Secret.

One of the most important indicators of durable competitive advantage. Net earnings can be paid out as dividends, used to buy back shares or retained for growth.

If the company loses more than it has accumulated, retained earnings is negative.

If a company isn't adding to its retained earnings, it isn't growing its net worth.

Rate of growth of retained earnings is good indicator whether it's benefiting from a competitive advantage.

Microsoft is negative because it chose to buyback stock and pay dividends.

The more earnings retained, the faster it grows and increases growth rate for future earnings.


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.