Morgan Stanley (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
17th quarter that MS has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $27.76, the dividend yield is .72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $27.76,
representing a -0.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.98 and
a 115.86% increase over the 52 week low of $12.86.
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 $.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 32.37%, compared to an
industry average of 7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- FlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund (
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
37.11% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent
weighting of MS at 9.17%.