Morgan Stanley Income Securities, Inc. Declares a Monthly Income Dividend

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Investors of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. California State Teachers Retirement System who had been investing in Morgan Stanley for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $97.50B market cap company. The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of $8.00 and 210101 shares have traded hands in the session. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: "Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc., Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund, Inc ..." on January 30, 2017. It has outperformed by 17.64% the S&P500. Lazard Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Morgan Stanley by 801.0% during the 2nd quarter. Bridgeway Mgmt accumulated 1.32 million shares. The institutional investor held 18,599 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $941,000, up from 11,419 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.365 during the last trading session, reaching $49.785. Following the sale, the insider now owns 269,111 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $10,183,160.24. (NYSE:IIF) has risen 34.34% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.80 EPS. analysts anticipate that Morgan Stanley will post 3.58 EPS for the current year. On Thursday, October 8 the stock rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to "Outperform". The firm has "Sell" rating by Societe Generale given on Wednesday, January 13.

Morgan Stanley cut its exposure to USA equities and increased its weighting in European equities on Wednesday, saying the US stocks' strong recent rally made it unlikely they could continue to outperform this year. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Buy" rating and $150.0 target in Thursday, December 1 report. The company had revenue of $9.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.05 billion. (NYSE:MO), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, September 1 by RBC Capital Markets. (NYSE:VMI) rating on Friday, October 6.

Shares of Morgan Stanley (MS) traded up $0.41 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $53.30. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 262,784 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,870,167.04. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MS in report on Tuesday, January 2 with "Hold" rating.

Sit Investment Associates Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Its up 0.10, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold MS shares while 292 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. 3,323 are held by Crow Point Prtn Lc.

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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. Icon Advisers Incorporated Com has 0.21% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Wetherby Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 25,760 shares. 88,290 were reported by Schafer Cullen Capital Management. At the time of writing, Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (EDD) has a 14-day ATR of 0.08.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has more than 581 investment professionals around the world and $447 billion in assets under management or supervision as of September 30, 2017. Glg Limited Liability Com reported 120,971 shares stake. 1,081 were reported by Cap Advsrs Limited Limited Liability Co. UBS Group raised shares of Morgan Stanley to an "overweight" rating in a report on Wednesday. BB&T Investment Services Inc. now owns 2,655 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 1,646 shares in the last quarter.

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