17.22% More Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Shorted Shares

May 16, 2018 - By Russell Jones

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.1. That’s change of 0.16, from 2017Q3’s 0.94. 38 investors sold all, 295 reduced holdings as Morgan Stanley ratio increased. 255 increased holdings while 111 funds took holdings. Funds hold 1.51 billion shares thus 1.16% less from 2017Q3’s 1.53 billion shares.
Cornerstone holds 3,355 shs or 0.12% of its capital. Bryn Mawr Comm holds 4,201 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Tctc Hldgs Ltd invested 0.06% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Pillar Pacific Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.82% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). San Francisco Sentry Inv Gp (Ca) stated it has 0.09% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). The Massachusetts-based Eaton Vance Management has invested 0.33% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Rothschild Investment Il accumulated 0.18% or 30,750 shs. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York has invested 0.15% of its capital in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). First Fincl Bank holds 5,584 shs. Moreover, Eagle Asset Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 36,058 shs. Advisor Prtnrs Limited Co has 0.34% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 32,812 shs. Oppenheimer Asset accumulated 85,156 shs. Clarivest Asset Management invested in 3,424 shs. Fjarde Ap reported 382,569 shs or 0.3% of all its holdings. Cap Ca reported 9,365 shs or 0.09% of all its holdings.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) reported an increase of 17.22% in shorted shares. FINRA announced shorted shares of MS’s total 11.34M shares. That’s 17.22% up from 9.67 million shares. 1 days will cost MS with 11.45M average volume to restore its former position. Morgan Stanley float short is 0.9%.

MS is touching $55.055 during the last trading session, after increased 0.37%.Morgan Stanley has volume of 2.57M shares. Since May 16, 2017 MS has risen 27.83% and is uptrending. MS outperformed by 16.28% the S&P 500.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial services and products to firms, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.The company has $97.46 billion market cap. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance.17.93 is the P/E ratio. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; corporate loans, commercial and residential mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for equities and commodities customers; loans to municipalities; and investments and research services.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Ratings Coverage

A total of 13 analysts rate Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) as follows: 8 “Buy”, 4 “Hold” and 1 “Sell”. Тherefore 62% are bullish. (NYSE:MS) has 20 ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Wednesday, April 4 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of MS in report with “Buy” rating. The stock rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold” on Tuesday, January 9. In Thursday, December 21 report Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $63.0 target. On Thursday, January 18 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Wednesday, December 20 the rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. On Thursday, February 15 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, January 19. On Wednesday, December 13 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by Wood. The company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Monday, April 9. On Tuesday, December 12 Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $59.0 target.

There’s an important Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news published by Seekingalpha.com. It’s an article titled: “Morgan Stanley Continues To Show Progress” on April 18, 2018.

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