Morgan Stanley (MS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2018

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Morgan Stanley ( MS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $50.99, the dividend yield is 2.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $50.99, representing a -14.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.38 and a 16.31% increase over the 52 week low of $43.84.

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 $3.97. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 35.36%, compared to an industry average of 33.9%.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • Principal U.S. Mega-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF ( USMC )
  • Fidelity MSCI Financials Index ETF ( FNCL )
  • FlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund ( RAVI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is USMC with an increase of 3.07% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of MS at 2.17%.

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