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Morgan Stanley (MS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 28, 2014

Morgan Stanley ( MS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $30.94, the dividend yield is 1.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MS was $30.94, representing a -7.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.52 and a 45.63% increase over the 52 week low of $21.25.

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 $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports MS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 21.67%, compared to an industry average of 15.2%.

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:

  • PowerShares KBW Capital Markets Portfolio ( KBWC )
  • iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers ETF ( IAI )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • PowerShares S&P International Developed High Beta Portfolio Ex ( IDHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 8.26% over the last 100 days. KBWC has the highest percent weighting of MS at 9.21%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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