Morgan Stanley (MS)

47.51
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 48.91
Day Low/High 47.02 / 49.05
52 Wk Low/High 27.20 / 57.57
Avg Volume 13.01M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.58B
Market Cap 74.83B
EPS 5.30
P/E Ratio 9.42
Div & Yield 1.40 (2.95%)
Cramer: Getting Out the Bad News Gives a Post-Earnings Boost

Cramer: Getting Out the Bad News Gives a Post-Earnings Boost

When management gets ahead of bad news, it allows a stock to prosper when the company reports earnings.

Keep a Close Eye on This Morgan Stanley Rally

Keep a Close Eye on This Morgan Stanley Rally

The rally has been slowing, so watch carefully for a reversal.

Today's Trades (of Which There Are Many)

I have been active this morning.   I added to the following shorts: Goldman Sachs (low-quality beat), Morgan Stanley , Bank of America , Citigroup , JPMorgan Chase , Amazon , Facebook and Apple . l

What Jim Cramer Expects From Goldman Sachs' and Morgan Stanley's Earnings

What Jim Cramer Expects From Goldman Sachs' and Morgan Stanley's Earnings

Cramer speaks about what he expects from Goldman and Morgan Stanley's earnings.

Going Shorter Financials

Please note that iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF  is now at the high of the day (+$0.52). The reversal in money center banks shares has been conspicuous. (Citigroup is -$4 from its premarket high). The 10-year US note yield, as expected,...

WeWork Claims Work as a Concept in Suit Against Chinese 'Copycat'

WeWork Claims Work as a Concept in Suit Against Chinese 'Copycat'

Should Softbank's tech-focused Vision Fund even be investing in WeWork, which when it comes down to it offers four very cool walls and a desk?

A Quick Look at Bonds

In the early-morning bond session, the yield on the 10-year U.S. note touched 2.20%. That was my short-term objective in my Trade of the Week, long ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury . (Remember, the yield closed at 2.06% last Friday).  Yesterda...

No Mass Hysteria...Yet!

Dr. Peter Venkman: This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions. Mayor: What do you mean, "biblical"? Dr. Raymond Stantz: What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff. Dr. Peter Venkman: Exactly. Dr. Raymond ...

More on Financials

Steve Cortes' chart (below) exhibits the breakdown in financial stocks.   Financial stocks -- Morgan Stanley , Goldman Sachs , Bank of America , Citigroup , JPMorgan Chase , MetLife and Lincoln National -- represent my largest sector short exposure ...

Listen to What Financials, Bonds Are Saying

I wanted to piggyback on my closing comments yesterday with some additional worrisome observations on the financials and fixed-income markets:  * Banks/financials were down by about 3% on Tuesday. From The Divine Ms. M's opener this morning:   But i...

Tweet of the Day

I am short a broad list of financials: Bank of America , Citigroup , JPMorgan Chase , Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley , MetLife and Lincoln National .   Here is one of the reasons for this position: The gap between 2 and 10-year Treasury yields has s...

Financials Lower

Financial stocks are conspicuously lower today.   Some of my favorites -- Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs - are particularly weak.  

Now Might Not be the Time To Sell IBM, jim Cramer Says

Now Might Not be the Time To Sell IBM, jim Cramer Says

Sighting a note from Morgan Stanley Jim Cramer questions whether or not now is the time to sell IBM.

My Observations and Takeaways

"Standing on the moon I see the battle rage below Standing on the moon I see the soldiers come and go There's a metal flag beside me Someone planted long ago Old glory standing stiffly Crimson, white and indigo, indigo" - The Grateful Dead, Standing...

Keep Your Eyes and Ears Wide Open

"So we cross that line Into the grips Total eclipse Suffer unto my apocalypse" - Metallica, "My Apocalypse"   I have been overtly critical of the talking heads in the business media who are carpet sweepers who tend to emphasize the positives and de-...

Short Course on My Shorting Plans

Stocks I plan to short (as add-ons) on any further strength include Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley , Amazon , Starbucks , Fastenal and Disney .   Since there are probably a lot of recent shorts and given the tendency of machines and algos to extend ...

Morgan Stanley Is Pointed Up, With Mixed Technical Signals

Morgan Stanley Is Pointed Up, With Mixed Technical Signals

Latest breakout encourages continued long trading.

Chinese HNA Group Tries to Put 'Communist Party' Ownership Talk to Rest

Chinese HNA Group Tries to Put 'Communist Party' Ownership Talk to Rest

Deutsche Bank's largest shareholder ranks senior members of China's Communist Party among its owners, according to an exiled Chinese businessman. The company says that's false.

My Takeaways and Observations (Early Afternoon Edition)

"Keep the juices flowin' by janglin' round gently as you move." -- Jonathan Heller, Catch The Wisdom   As of 2PM a most quiet and uneventful day. (Famous Last Words!)   "Takeaways" is out early because I have a handful of earnings reports I wanted t...

Wall Street Preview: Earnings, Earnings, Earnings

Wall Street Preview: Earnings, Earnings, Earnings

Global shares trade in the green as strong corporate earnings fueled gains

Closing Bell: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Up on String of Upgrades; Records for Wall Street

Closing Bell: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Up on String of Upgrades; Records for Wall Street

The Nasdaq and S&P 500 ended at records for the second day in a row.

Jim Cramer on Nvidia, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet, Morgan Stanley, IBM, Microsoft, Chipotle, Discovery and United Airlines

Jim Cramer on Nvidia, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet, Morgan Stanley, IBM, Microsoft, Chipotle, Discovery and United Airlines

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Wednesday's trending stocks.

Morgan Stanley Can Go to a 15 Multiple, Jim Cramer Says

Morgan Stanley Can Go to a 15 Multiple, Jim Cramer Says

What's next for Morgan Stanley shares?

Trader's Daily Notebook: I'm Losing Patience With Russell ETF

Trader's Daily Notebook: I'm Losing Patience With Russell ETF

Steel Dynamics is worth watching as it reports earnings.

What to Watch Wednesday Morning

Before too long we'll be getting those post market closing earnings I referred to earlier. While we have a few minutes, here's what's on deck before tomorrow's open: On the economic front, we've got the weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Index at 7 AM...

Trader's Daily Notebook: We Need Something to Light the Fuse

Trader's Daily Notebook: We Need Something to Light the Fuse

Earnings should do the trick.

NFL's Bart Scott Is Trying to Prevent Young Athletes From Ruining Their Finances

NFL's Bart Scott Is Trying to Prevent Young Athletes From Ruining Their Finances

Former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to help educate young athletes on how to manage their money.