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Morgan Stanley (Morgan Stanley) Dividend Yield %

: 3.67% (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-04-20), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Morgan Stanley is 3.67%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Morgan Stanley's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

MS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6   Med: 1.99   Max: 4.51
Current: 3.67

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Morgan Stanley was 4.51%. The lowest was 0.60%. And the median was 1.99%.

MS's Dividend Yield % is ranked better than
66.57% of 353 companies
in the Capital Markets industry
Industry Median: 2.37 vs MS: 3.67

Morgan Stanley's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was 1.00.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Morgan Stanley was 0.58. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.25.

As of today (2024-04-20), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Morgan Stanley is 3.75%.

Morgan Stanley's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0.85.

During the past 12 months, Morgan Stanley's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 32.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Morgan Stanley was 62.70% per year. The lowest was -43.00% per year. And the median was 21.70% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Morgan Stanley Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Morgan Stanley's Dividend Yield % 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.

* Premium members only.

Morgan Stanley Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.54 2.04 2.14 3.46 3.49

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Dividend Yield % 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 3.45 3.63 3.89 3.49 3.53

Competitive Comparison

For the Capital Markets subindustry, Morgan Stanley's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % 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 Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, Morgan Stanley's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Morgan Stanley's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Morgan Stanley Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Morgan Stanley Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.8502024-01-302024-01-312024-02-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.8502023-10-302023-10-312023-11-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.8502023-07-282023-07-312023-08-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.7752023-04-282023-05-012023-05-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Morgan Stanley's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.325/90.66
=3.67 %

Current Share Price is $90.66.
Morgan Stanley's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.325.

Morgan Stanley's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.4/90.66
=3.75 %

Current Share Price is $90.66.
Morgan Stanley's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.85 * 4 = $3.4.

* 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  (NYSE:MS) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Morgan Stanley (Morgan Stanley) 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.
Executives
Andrew M Saperstein officer: Head of Wealth Management 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Raja Akram officer: Deputy Chief Financial Officer 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Edward N Pick officer: Head of Inst'l Securities 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
James P Gorman other: Business Unit Head C/O MORGAN STANLEY, 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Daniel A Simkowitz officer: Head of Investment Management C/O MORGAN STANLEY, 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Smith Charles Aubrey Iii officer: Chief Risk Officer 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Thomas H Glocer director 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD, KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Alistair Darling director C/O MORGAN STANLEY 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK X1 10036
Mandell Crawley officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Eric F Grossman officer: Chief Legal Officer C/O MORGAN STANLEY, 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Masato Miyachi director C/O MORGAN STANLEY 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Stephen J Luczo director
Keishi Hotsuki officer: Interim Chief Risk Officer C/O MORGAN STANLEY, 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Jonathan Pruzan officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O MORGAN STANLEY 1585 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY 10036
Erika H James director C/O SVMK INC., ONE CURIOSITY WAY, SAN MATEO CA 94403