A stock’s 52-week high and low prices can offer a wealth of information about its current standing and prospective future performance. Morgan Stanley’s current trading price is -12.46% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 18.40%. The stock’s price range for this time frame has been between $74.67 and $100.99. The trading volume of the company’s shares in the Financial reached around 17.6 million for the day, which was evidently higher than the average daily volume of 7.08 million over the last three months.
Currently, the stock price of Morgan Stanley (MS) is $88.41. In the most recent trading session, the stock underwent a significant upswing, peaking at $88.73 after opening at $88.185. The stock touched a low of $87.94 before closing at $89.07.
Morgan Stanley’s stock has had a calm market performance. The 1-year high for the company’s stock was $100.99 on 02/14/23, and the lowest price during the same period was recorded at $74.67 on 10/13/22.
How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization
Morgan Stanley (MS) has experienced a quarterly decline of -0.72% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 147.59B and boasts a workforce of 82000 employees.
Decoding Analysts’ Ratings for Morgan Stanley
As of right now, 14 analysts are rating Morgan Stanley as a BUY, 2 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 10 analysts are recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 1 analyst is rating the stock as SELL.
The Role of Moving Averages and Trading Volume in Technical Analysis
Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 86.21, with a change in price of -1.79. Similarly, Morgan Stanley recorded 7,055,553 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of -1.98%.
How MS’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Affects Financial Health
A company’s financial condition and market reputation can be evaluated using the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, indicates the proportion of debt a company employs to back its assets in relation to its shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for MS stands at 7.27. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 2.66.
MS Stock Stochastic Average
The raw stochastic average for Morgan Stanley over the last 50 days is presently at 44.19%. This reflects a drop from the raw stochastic average of the previous 20 days, which was noted at 89.08%. Further, the company’s Stochastic %K and %D values for the last 20 days were 92.55% and 78.55%, respectively.
MS Stock Price Performance Analysis
Investors’ outlook regarding the stock price performance over the year has been a mixed bag, with a range of optimism to pessimism depending on their perspective. This year’s metric has recorded a Price increase of 3.99%. However, over the past six months, we’ve seen a weaker performance of 1.61%. The price of MS fallen by 2.81% over the last 30 days. And in the last five days, it has surged by 4.11%.