Morgan Stanley (MS) : Mondays money flow points at investors jumping to buy the stock on the weakness of price. $60.4 million worth of transactions were on upticks, whereas, the downticks accounted for $31.19 million worth of transactions. The net money flow was a positive $29.22 million and the uptick to downtick ratio was 1.94. However, the block trades showed a clear dominance of the bulls with a very healthy ratio of 5.4 in their favor. The net money flow into the stock was $29.13 million. The value of block trades done on downticks was only $6.62 million. The lack of interest in trading on downticks shows that the investors dont want to sell their holdings. The upticks accounted for $35.75 million of the total block trades, indicating continued buying interest on weakness, which bodes well for the future of the stock. Morgan Stanley (MS) was trading at $29.17, down $0.21 during day. The stock slid -0.71% over the previous days close. For the week, the stock recorded 0.55% over the previous weeks close.
Shares of Morgan Stanley rose by 1.85% in the last five trading days and 6.62% for the last 4 weeks. Morgan Stanley is up 13.94% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -5.04%.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): During Mondays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $29.37 and $29.31 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $29.80. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $29.66, notching a gain of 1.68% for the day. The total traded volume was 9,410,977 . The stock had closed at $29.17 on the previous day.
In a related news, Nicolaisen Donald T, director of Morgan Stanley, unloaded 3,302 shares at an average price of $27.88 on August 2, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $92,060, according to the disclosed information 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.