Morgan Stanley (MS) Holdings Decreased by California State Teachers Retirement System

Henrietta Strickland
March 13, 2018

It has outperformed by 12.93% the S&P500.

WARNING: "Morgan Stanley (MS) Shares Bought by Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc." was first published by The Lincolnian Online and is the sole property of of The Lincolnian Online. The institutional investor bought 151,783 shares of the investment management company's stock, valued at approximately $3,548,000. Utah Retirement Systems who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $208.63 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.56% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $22.15. About 10.54M shares traded or 13.51% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.40% the S&P500. Current price places the company's stock -0.09% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -4.4%, away from the 50-day average and also 1.91% away from 20-day average. Its up 0.16, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold MS shares while 292 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. This represents a decrease of -0% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks. Stifel Financial Corporation holds 447,714 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Aperio Gp Limited Liability Company has 812,234 shares. The institutional investor held 102,238 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $25.99M, down from 104,338 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hartford Invest Company invested in 624,837 shares. Picton Mahoney Asset Mngmt holds 442,562 shares or 1.61% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse upgraded Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Thursday, February 15 to "Buy" rating. Sumitomo Life Ins Commerce invested 0.66% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Lmr Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has 0.19% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 35,886 shares. Karpas Strategies Ltd accumulated 0.11% or 1,018 shares. Tnb Financial, Georgia-based fund reported 8,742 shares. (NYSE:WR). Prudential Fin Incorporated stated it has 90,083 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt holds 1.11% or 59,900 shares. Buckingham Capital Mgmt has 13,133 shares. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Macquarie Research. Therefore 66% are positive. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a "buy" rating and issued a $63.00 target price on shares of Morgan Stanley in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. The firm has "Buy" rating by Zacks given on Thursday, August 20. Suffolk Cap Management Ltd Co has invested 1.78% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, December 12 to "Buy". Bernstein downgraded the shares of KEY in report on Wednesday, November 16 to "Mkt Perform" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, January 19 report. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $61.0 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of KKR in report on Monday, October 16 to "Buy" rating. Also, the Hold rating count is 9 as of 03/09/18. Jolley Asset Ltd Llc holds 0.01% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) or 250 shares. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Russell 2000 Etf (IWM) by 8,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,800 shares, and cut its stake in Adobe Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE).

Institutions own 87.08% of Morgan Stanley (MS)'s shares. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.81 EPS. BA's profit will be $1.61 billion for 32.47 P/E if the $2.73 EPS becomes a reality. Principal Gru owns 0.09% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 1.99 million shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. 42 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. Meyer Handelman holds 9,680 shares. Cibc Markets Corp has invested 0.37% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:V). Middleton Inc Ma invested 2.39% of its portfolio in Visa Inc.

Becker Capital Management Inc increased Johnson & Johnson Com (NYSE:JNJ) stake by 3,801 shares to 433,315 valued at $56.34M in 2017Q3. The number of shares now owned by investors are 246.52 mln. Prelude Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0% in Westar Energy, Inc.

First United Bank Trust holds 2.19% of its portfolio in First United Corporation for 196,863 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees holds 69,922 shares or 0.88% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY). Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv accumulated 40,065 shares. Aqr Ltd Company reported 0% in Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:V). Texan has 29,512 shares for 2.06% of their portfolio. National Bank Of Nova Scotia invested in 0.01% or 21,000 shares. (NYSE:V). Glg Lp has 1.66% invested in Visa Inc.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $12.17 million activity. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.35, for a total transaction of $2,889,491.40. $123,160 worth of Facebook, Inc. 7,000 shares valued at $536,410 were sold by Callahan Don on Wednesday, February 28. (NYSE:C) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 23 by CLSA. Therefore 10% are positive. Visa Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, January 18. The stock of Westar Energy, Inc. 15 of these were buys and 26 were sells. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by Compass Point. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) rating on Thursday, January 11. The rating was downgraded by Mizuho to "Neutral" on Wednesday, June 1. (NYSE:V) earned "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, February 2.

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