Price Target Update on Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has been rated by 11 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $45 and the lowest price target forecast is $29. The average forecast of all the analysts is $33.91 and the expected standard deviation is $4.85.

Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintains the rating on Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). The brokerage firm has issued a Market Perform rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency lowers the price target from $31 per share to $30 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on April 19, 2016.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $26.93, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $27.29 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $26.8 and closed the trading day at $27.29, in the green by 3.41%. The total traded volume for the day was 18,027,229. The stock had closed at $26.39 in the previous days trading.

On the companys insider trading activities,The officer (Chief Legal Officer) of Morgan Stanley, Grossman Eric F sold 24,952 shares at $28.21 on May 25, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $703,896. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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