Morgan Stanley (MS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 29, 2014


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Morgan Stanley ( MS ) 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. ( GS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( KBWC )
  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF ( IAI )
  • iShares iBonds Dec 2016 Corporate ETF ( IBDF ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: MS , GS , BLK , KBWC , IAI , IBDF

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