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Morgan Stanley posts strong 1Q profit, helped by trading

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Manuel Armenta | 20 Abril, 2017, 04:56

Performance week shows a value of -1.10%, and the Performance for the Month is valued at -10.45%. Following the completion of the sale, the president now directly owns 836,809 shares in the company, valued at approximately $36,668,970.38. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

The stock grew about 10.68% in the past 5 years, this positive value indicates that the stock constantly performed well in previous years as well. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 506,897 shares of company stock valued at $21,781,793.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Great West Life Assurance Co. Revenues came in a tad light, however - its $2.82 billion missed the $2.88 billion we were looking for. Societe Generale Upgrades the stock to Buy on 1/12/17 by stationing a price target of $60.

Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley's wealth unit had a good first quarter, boosted by new fee-based assets.

Goldman Sachs delivered an embarrassing quarter this week - and now archrival Morgan Stanley is rubbing it in. Its stock jumped 2% to 91.91 dollars.

In a head-to-head between the investment giants, Morgan Stanley clearly gets the nod this quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.87% of the company's stock.

Now the shares of Morgan Stanley (MS) has a trading volume of 13.85 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 9570 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $22.71, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 47.33.

The stock subtracted in the prior trading session by -0.67%, closing at the stock price of $41.21.

BONDS: Bond prices fell, reversing gains from a day earlier. Morgan Stanley has a 1-year low of $23.11 and a 1-year high of $47.33. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.77, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.95. The Global wealth management revenue in the 1Q 2017 is of $4.1 billion compared to $4.09 billion expected by the analysts' consensus.

Morgan Stanley's fixed income traders comfortably beat their Wall Street rivals for growth in the first quarter, posting a near doubling of revenues over the period.

EPS growth for this year is 0.20% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 15.58%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) yearly performance is 63.87% and net profit margin is 14.50%. Morgan Stanley's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 27.40%. The research firm, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Morgan Stanley in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. Macquarie reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Morgan Stanley in a research report on Thursday, February 16th.

Depending on the earnings numbers reported, Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) stock may see increased volatility following the report. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Morgan Stanley's bond trading business has been a near-perennial loser in the years following the financial crisis.