Morgan Stanley (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 19th quarter that MS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $29.97,
representing a -10.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.52 and
a 48.66% increase over the 52 week low of $20.16.
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 $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 20.73%, compared to an
industry average of 13%.
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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 (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an increase of
16.84% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent
weighting of MS at 9.41%.