Morgan Stanley (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 18th quarter that MS has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $29.23, the dividend yield is .68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $29.23,
representing a -2.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.97 and
a 83.26% increase over the 52 week low of $15.95.
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 $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.27%, compared to an
industry average of 9.3%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
28% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting
of MS at 9.18%.