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Brokers Watch List: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE)

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

MORGAN STANLEY is a preeminent global financial services firm that maintains leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: securities; asset management; and credit services. The company combines global strength in investment banking and institutional sales and trading with strength in providing full-service and on-line brokerage services, investment and global asset management services and, primarily through its Discover Card brand, quality consumer credit products.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s Financial Overview

Morgan Stanley (NYSE) declined -1.18% yesterday to close its trading session at $42.61. The company has 1 year Price Target of $58.46. Morgan Stanley has 52-Week high of $59.38 and 52-Week Low of $40.98. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 59.38 and 52-Week Low on 42.32. The stock traded with the volume of 17.54 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $73.49 Billion.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.17/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.02/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.15 a share with a surprise factor of 14.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.35 Percent, SMA50 of -5.85 Percent and SMA200 of -14.81 percent. Morgan Stanley has P/S value of 1.48 while its P/B value stands at 1.03. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0.8 percent, Return on Equity of 10.5 percent and Return on Investment of 1.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 73.6 percent and 23.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 26 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Morgan Stanley have a median target of 60.00, with a high estimate of 72.00 and a low estimate of 46.00. The median estimate represents a +40.81% increase from the last price of 42.61.

Morgan Stanley is estimated to report earnings on 01/17/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 5 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.84.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE)

FireEye Inc. provides security platform for cyber-attacks to enterprises and governments. The Company offers web security, email security, file security and malware analysis. It provides products and services through distributors, resellers and strategic partners primarily in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Japan, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and internationally. FireEye Inc. is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE)’s Financial Outlook

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for FireEye Inc have a median target of 20.00, with a high estimate of 23.00 and a low estimate of 15.00. The median estimate represents a -1.04% decrease from the last price of 20.21.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, FireEye, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 3.11% and closed its last trading session at $20.21. The company has the market capitalization of $3.95 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $20.61 and 52-Week low of $13.6. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 20.61 and 52-Week low on 13.52. The company has volume of 4.85 Million shares. The company has a total of 195.44 Million shares outstanding.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.06/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.02/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 200 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 42.32 percent. Beta for FireEye, Inc. stands at 0.27 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.92. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.45%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.80%%.

FireEye, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 6.12%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.46 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 18.28%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -10.7 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -42.4 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -18.6% with Gross margin of 66.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -25.9% and -33.3% respectively.