|Bid||44.90 x 137000|
|Ask||44.99 x 10000|
|Day's range||44.95 - 44.95|
|52-week range||33.86 - 45.49|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||1.38|
|PE ratio (TTM)||9.61|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.27 (2.88%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Morgan Stanley (MS) today announced that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System did not object to the Firm’s 2019 Capital Plan. The capital plan includes the repurchase of up to $6.0 billion of outstanding common stock for the four quarters, beginning in the third quarter of 2019 through the end of the second quarter of 2020, an increase from $4.7 billion for the comparable four quarter period in the 2018 Capital Plan, as well as an increase in the Firm’s quarterly common stock dividend to $0.35 per share from the current $0.30 per share, beginning with the common dividend expected to be declared by the Firm’s Board of Directors in the third quarter of 2019. James Gorman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley, said, “We are very pleased to have increased our capital return to shareholders by over 20 percent – including increasing the dividend for the sixth consecutive year – while also completing the acquisition of Solium.
Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP), announced today that they have completed an investment in Project Management Academy (“PMA” or the “Company”), a leading provider of training and exam preparation services for project management professionals. MSCP is partnering with the current CEO, Jason Cassidy, and the rest of the management team, who will remain in place and retain an equity stake in the business. Project Management Academy was founded in 2009 to provide best-in-class training for the career-critical Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.
Morgan Stanley today declared a regular dividend on the outstanding shares of each of the following preferred stock issues:
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management today announced the launch of a new suite of Impact Portfolios with a $10,000 minimum on its Investing with Impact platform. The six Portfolios utilize a range of Investing with Impact objectives including restriction screening, environmental, social and governance integration, and thematic investing. The Impact Portfolios leverage Wealth Management Investment Resources’ intellectual capital including: asset allocation advice, portfolio construction resources, manager analysis, risk management and ongoing portfolio monitoring to provide clients with a diversified multi-asset class portfolio.
Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners , the middle market focused private equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced today that they have completed an investment in Ovation Fertility .
Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP), the middle market focused private equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced today that they have completed an investment in Impact Fitness (“Impact” or the “Company”), a leading Planet Fitness franchisee with 29 clubs across the United States and Canada. MSCP partnered with the current management team, led by CEO Adam Willaeys, as well as founder Chris Klebba, who will remain as Executive Chairman.