Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Receives “Hold” Rating from Cfra

Cfra restated their hold rating on shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MSGet Rating) in a research report released on Tuesday, Benzinga reports. They currently have a $95.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $90.00.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reduced their price objective on Morgan Stanley from $92.00 to $84.00 in a report on Friday, January 6th. Wolfe Research cut shares of Morgan Stanley from an outperform rating to an underperform rating and set a $92.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. Odeon Capital Group upgraded Morgan Stanley from a sell rating to a hold rating and set a $88.75 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. Atlantic Securities cut Morgan Stanley from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $95.00 to $85.00 in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on shares of Morgan Stanley from $95.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $93.69.

Morgan Stanley Trading Up 5.9 %

MS stock opened at $97.08 on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley has a 1-year low of $72.05 and a 1-year high of $109.73. The firm has a market cap of $164.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.09, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 1.34. The business’s 50 day moving average is $88.71 and its 200-day moving average is $85.17. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.36.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Morgan Stanley

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of MS. Diversified Trust Co increased its stake in Morgan Stanley by 6.7% during the 4th quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 10,638 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $904,000 after purchasing an additional 664 shares in the last quarter. IVC Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Morgan Stanley during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $207,000. Donald L. Hagan LLC grew its position in Morgan Stanley by 4.2% during the fourth quarter. Donald L. Hagan LLC now owns 12,249 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,041,000 after buying an additional 489 shares during the period. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in Morgan Stanley during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,058,000. Finally, Horan Securities Inc. grew its position in Morgan Stanley by 47.6% during the fourth quarter. Horan Securities Inc. now owns 738 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $63,000 after buying an additional 238 shares during the period. 83.48% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Morgan Stanley Company Profile

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Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. It operates through Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management segments.

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