Were Analysts Bullish Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) This Week?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 0.84 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 65 investors sold Morgan Stanley shares while 298 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 260 raised stakes. 1.44 billion shares or 2.87% less from 1.48 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Emory University reported 39,532 shares. Gamco Incorporated Et Al, New York-based fund reported 861,740 shares. 2,147 are owned by Csat Advisory L P. Bessemer Gp has 0.97% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 5.27M shares. Cedar Hill Assocs Lc has invested 0.04% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). British Columbia Inv Mngmt holds 454,660 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Voya Investment Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 855,035 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Kj Harrison Prtn Incorporated owns 61,500 shares. The New York-based Capstone Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.02% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Chevy Chase Tru Holding holds 0.26% or 1.27 million shares in its portfolio. Huntington Bancshares invested 0.04% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Moreover, Pillar Pacific Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.74% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 134,629 shares. Fulton Retail Bank Na has invested 0.1% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Atria Limited Liability Corp holds 25,993 shares. Rmb Management Limited Liability holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 332,805 shares.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 4 analyst reports since July 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein given on Thursday, July 19. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 24 by Wells Fargo. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 2 by HSBC. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, July 20. Below is a list of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) latest ratings and price target changes.

24/10/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $56 New Target: $60 Upgrade
02/10/2018 Broker: HSBC Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
20/07/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $58 New Target: $56 Maintain
19/07/2018 Broker: Bernstein Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $51 Upgrade

The stock decreased 1.63% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $43.95. About 9.77 million shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 3.78% since November 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial services and products to firms, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $75.60 billion. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. It has a 10.54 P/E ratio. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; corporate loans, commercial and residential mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for equities and commodities customers; loans to municipalities; and investments and research services.

More important recent Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Is Goldman Sachs the Best Bank Stock to Buy?” on November 14, 2018, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Call Buying Activity in Morgan Stanley (MS) Targets Upside in Shares Through Mid-December -Susquehanna”, Benzinga.com published: “Wells Fargo Turns Bullish On Morgan Stanley” on October 24, 2018. More interesting news about Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why You Should Short JPMorgan Stock And Go Long Morgan Stanley Stock” with publication date: November 12, 2018.

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