Morgan Stanley (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased MS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th
quarter that MS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $21.45, the dividend yield is .93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $21.45,
representing a -12.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.47 and
a 74.96% increase over the 52 week low of $12.26.
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 $.48. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 30.03%, compared to an
industry average of -7.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- RevenueShares Financials Sector (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RWW with an increase of
24.83% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent
weighting of MS at 8.42%.