Morgan Stanley (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
100% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $33.24, the dividend yield is 1.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $33.24,
representing a -1.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.60 and
a 31.64% increase over the 52 week low of $25.25.
MS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) and BlackRock, Inc. (
). MS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.67%, compared to an
industry average of 9.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio (
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF (
- iShares iBonds Dec 2016 Corporate ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWC with an increase of
4.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MS at 9.59%.