Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) had an volatile session and gained 0.07 points till last call. The price was at $25.61, gaining 0.25% till the last intraday data. The total uptick value was $12.2 million while the total downtick value was $15.74 million. The shares saw a net money flow of $(-3.54) million and the up/down ratio stood at 0.77. The stock has seen a change of of -3.52% for the week. The share had a block transaction during the course of trading in which the net money flow was $(-3.04) million. Almost $0.26 million were received in upticks and approximately $3.3 million were lost in downticks, thereby giving the up/down ratio of 0.08.


Currently the company Insiders own 0.35% of Morgan Stanley shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -12.16% . Institutional Investors own 80.76% of Morgan Stanley shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -12.16%. On the companys insider trading activities, Grossman Eric F, officer (Chief Legal Officer) of Morgan Stanley, unloaded 24,952 shares at an average price of $28.21 on May 25, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $703,896, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.28 points or 1.1% at $25.26 with 12,824,281 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $25.31, the shares hit an intraday low of $25.24 and an intraday high of $25.73 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $48,929 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1,937,024,400 shares. The 52-week high of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is $41.04 and the 52-week low is $21.155.

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Keefe Bruyette & Woods, maintains their rating on the shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Keefe Bruyette & Woods has a Market Perform rating on the shares. As per the latest research report, the brokerage house lowers the price target to $30 per share from a prior target of $31. The rating by the firm was issued on April 19, 2016.

Morgan Stanley is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company provides a variety of products and financial services to a group of clients and customers, including corporations, governments, financial institutions and individuals. The Companys operating segments include Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management. The Companys Institutional Securities business segment provides financial advisory and capital-raising services to a group of corporate and other institutional clients. Wealth Management business segment provides financial services to clients through a network of 16,076 global representatives in 622 locations. Investment Management business segment consists of Traditional Asset Management, Alternative Investments, Merchant Banking and Real Estate Investing activities and offers clients an array of equity, fixed income, alternative investments, real estate and merchant banking strategies.

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