Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) registered a -0.84% decrease, still its new closing price is 110.09% up from the company’s 1 year high of 44.60.It posted 2.49% gains in previous 5 sessions and is now the subject of 14 analysts who together assign a hold rating on stock. 0 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 0 sells versus 6 buy or better ratings. The 30 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $47.19, with individual PT in the $29.00-$60.00 range. The shares moved at $43.65, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 76.62% in twelve months time.

Morgan Stanley (MS) SEC Form 4 News

The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are offloading shares while they posted a 3.31% rise year to date. A Deputy CFO at Morgan Stanley (MS) offloaded shares in a transaction closed on Thursday January 26, 2017. WIRTH PAUL C sold 10,000 shares in the company at $44.25 each and collected $442,001 in proceeds. WIRTH PAUL C now owns 216,038 shares in the company after this transaction. A Chief Human Resources Officer in the company, BRODSKY JEFFREY S, disclosed a transaction on Thursday January 19, 2017 that ended up generating $498,000 from the sale of 11,755 shares at $42.37 per share.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Upcoming Results on Tap

Morgan Stanley will next provide financial results for the March 2017 quarter. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $0.90 in that period. Sales during the quarter are predicted to arrive at $9.36 billion.

Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $9.02 billion in revenue and EPS of $0.81. The mean forecast was for $8.47 billion and $0.65 a share, respectively. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $8.91 billion, with earnings at $0.80/share.

Morgan Stanley (MS) Brokerage Update

Morgan Stanley (MS) is in Societe Generale’s research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. These shares were upgraded to Buy from Sell by Societe Generale, according to news reported on Wednesday January 11, 2017.Another important research note was issued by Guggenheim on Thursday October 20, 2016.The firm upgraded MS to Buy from Neutral. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Morgan Stanley (MS), have changed 52.15% and 30.73%, respectively.