Morgan Stanley (MS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 27, 2018

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Morgan Stanley ( MS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.04, the dividend yield is 1.92%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $52.04, representing a -12.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.38 and a 28.72% increase over the 52 week low of $40.43.

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 $3.54. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 31.19%, compared to an industry average of 37%.

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:

  • iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
  • Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH )
  • iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
  • iShares Trust ( FNCF )
  • FlexShares Credit-Scored US Corporate Bond Index Fund ( SKOR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of 2.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MS at 2.41%.

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 Symbols: MS , GS , BLK , IYG , VFH , IYF , SKOR

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