Morgan Stanley (MS) Moves Higher on Volume Spike for March 15

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Morgan Stanley (MS) traded on unusually high volume on Mar. 15, as the stock gained 1.5% to close at $43.33. On the day, Morgan Stanley saw 18.81 million shares trade hands on 72,737 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 10.66 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $58.17 and $36.74 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $41.87, and its 200-day SMA $45.30. Morgan Stanley has a P/B ratio of 1.03. It also has a P/E ratio of 9.

Morgan Stanley is a global investment bank whose history, through its legacy firms, can be traced back to 1924. The company has institutional securities, wealth management, and asset management segments, as well as more than 50,000 employees. Approximately half of the company's net revenue is from its institutional securities business, with the other half coming from wealth and asset management. The company derives about 30% of its total revenue outside the Americas.

Headquartered in New York, NY, Morgan Stanley has 60,348 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO James P. Gorman.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Morgan Stanley, check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MS.

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