Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley (MS) : Money flow in the Morgan Stanley (MS) stock was negative (30.74 million) on Tuesday, which shows that the investors used the strength in the stock price to reduce their holdings. The total traded value on upticks was $39 million, compared to $69.75 million on downticks. The total uptick to downtick ratio was 0.56, indicating the underlying weakness in the stock. Even in block trades, money flow was negative ($30.96 million), indicating selling on the strength. The transaction value during uptick in block trades was $2.91 million. Downtick transaction value in block trades amounted to $33.86 million, indicating persistent selling. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.09. Morgan Stanley (MS) traded $0.91 higher at $27.37 gaining 3.44% over the previous days close.


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 80.71% of Morgan Stanley shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -12.16%. In an insider trading activity, 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.

Shares of Morgan Stanley rose by 9.48% in the last five trading days and 7.17% for the last 4 weeks. Morgan Stanley is up 11.96% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -12.97%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $26.82, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $27.44 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $26.79 and closed the trading day at $27.37, in the green by 3.44%. The total traded volume for the day was 15,516,934. The stock had closed at $26.46 in the previous days trading.

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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