Morgan Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CAF -  USA Stock  

USD 14.78  0.27  1.86%

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your highly speculative risk level, our recommendation regarding Morgan Stanley China is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Morgan Stanley buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CAF positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Morgan Stanley's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
The advice is provided from Morgan Stanley's buy-and-hold perspective. Continue to Morgan Stanley Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as Morgan and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards Morgan Stanley China.

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Strong Hold


Very steadyDetails

Hype Condition

Low keyDetails

Current Valuation


Odds of Distress


Economic Sensitivity

Slowly supersedes the marketDetails

Analyst Consensus

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Reporting Quality (M-Score)

For the selected time horizon Morgan Stanley China has a Risk Adjusted Performance of (0.24), Jensen Alpha of (0.27), Total Risk Alpha of (0.19) and Treynor Ratio of (0.65)
Our investment recommendation tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on Morgan Stanley China and to analyze the entity potential to grow in the current economic cycle. Please exercise Morgan Stanley China number of shares shorted, beta, last dividend paid, as well as the relationship between the short ratio and total asset to make buy, hold, or sell decision on Morgan Stanley China. Given that Morgan Stanley China has a number of employees of 15, we recommend you to check Morgan Stanley market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Morgan Stanley Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Morgan Stanley China generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Morgan Stanley China has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
Over 78.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Morgan Stanley Says Asia, EM Stocks in Bear Markets Late Stage - Bloomberg

Morgan Stanley Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Morgan Stanley's historical returns is an attempt to chart the future uncertainty of Morgan Stanley's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Morgan Stanley stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Morgan Stanley China price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Morgan Stanley returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Morgan Stanley stock.
Mean Return-0.31Value At Risk-3.04
Potential Upside1.90Standard Deviation1.65
 Return Density 
Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Morgan Stanley historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Morgan Stanley Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Morgan Stanley or Financial Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Morgan Stanley stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Morgan stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW0.48
Overall volatility
Information ratio -0.13

Morgan Stanley Volatility Alert

Morgan Stanley China exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.82 and kurtosis of 3.25. However, we advise investors to further study Morgan Stanley China technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Morgan Stanley's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Morgan Stanley's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Morgan Stanley Implied Volatility

Morgan Stanley's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Morgan Stanley China stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Morgan Stanley's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Morgan Stanley stock will not fluctuate a lot when Morgan Stanley's options are near their expiration.

Morgan Stanley Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Morgan Stanley's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Morgan Stanley's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Morgan Stanley and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Morgan Stanley or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Morgan Stanley's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Morgan Stanley by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsMorgan StanleyPeer Average
Shares Outstanding21.88 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Institutions78.25 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted31.27 K4.71 M
Gross Profit42.44 M27.38 B
Short Ratio1.08 X4.00 X
Number of Employees1518.84 K
Market Capitalization321.44 M19.03 B
Total Asset304.94 M29.47 B
Retained Earnings(423 K)9.33 B
Last Dividend Paid1.34

Morgan Stanley Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Morgan . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.
Accumulation Distribution396.78
Daily Balance Of Power0.9643
Rate Of Daily Change1.02
Day Median Price14.75
Day Typical Price14.76
Market Facilitation Index0.0
Price Action Indicator0.16

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Is Morgan Stanley's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Morgan Stanley. If investors know Morgan will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Morgan Stanley listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Morgan Stanley China is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Morgan that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Morgan Stanley's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Morgan Stanley's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Morgan Stanley's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Morgan Stanley's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Morgan Stanley's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Morgan Stanley value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Morgan Stanley's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.