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Earnings Outlook for Morgan Stanley


Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announces its next round of earnings this Thursday, October 15. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Thursday's Q3 earnings announcement.

Earnings and Revenue

Morgan Stanley EPS is expected to be around $1.28, according to sell-side analysts. Sales will likely be near $10.64 billion. Morgan Stanley EPS in the same period a year ago totaled $1.21. Revenue was $10.03 billion. The analyst consensus estimate would represent a 5.79% increase in the company's earnings. Revenue would be have grown 6.06% from the same quarter last year. Here is how the company's reported EPS has compared to analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019
EPS Estimate 1.12 1.14 1.03 1.11
EPS Actual 1.96 0.99 1.20 1.21
Revenue Estimate 10.31 B 9.73 B 9.78 B 9.60 B
Revenue Actual 13.41 B 9.49 B 10.86 B 10.03 B

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 17.05%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be content going into this earnings release.

The general EPS consensus estimate since that time has moved up 14.29% while revenue estimates have moved up 6.06%.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Morgan Stanley is scheduled to hold the call at 08:30:00 ET and can be accessed here:


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