EPS for Morgan Stanley (MS) Expected At $0.94; Micron Technology (MU)’s Sentiment Is 1.05

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Analysts expect Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to report $0.94 EPS on January, 17.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 11.90% from last quarter’s $0.84 EPS. MS’s profit would be $1.62B giving it 11.08 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct. After having $1.17 EPS previously, Morgan Stanley’s analysts see -19.66% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $41.66. About 7.56 million shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has declined 22.23% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.23% the S&P500. Some Historical MS News: 31/05/2018 – Ambereen Choudhury: Breaking on @TheTerminal : @HSBC Picks Ex Morgan Stanley Veteran Jabre to Run M&A at Investment Bank with; 31/05/2018 – CORRECTED-MICRON TECHNOLOGY SHARES DOWN 3.3 PCT PREMARKET; MORGAN STANLEY CUTS TO EQUAL WEIGHT (CORRECTS; 15/05/2018 – LUNDIN MINING CORP LUN.TO : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO C$7.9 FROM C$7.70; 15/03/2018 – GLOBAL INVESTMENT BANKS: JP MORGAN SAYS MIFID UNBUNDLING COULD REDUCE RESEARCH REVENUE POOL BY ABOUT 30% FOR THE INDUSTRY WITH POTENTIAL DOWNSIDE RISK,; 12/03/2018 – Tadawul CEO Khalid Al Hussan to Speak at 2018 Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia Conference; 10/04/2018 – MORGAN STANLEY MS.N : BERNSTEIN STARTS WITH UNDERPERFORM RATING – THEFLY.COM; 18/04/2018 – Morgan Stanley Is a Standout and Priced Accordingly — Heard on the Street; 30/03/2018 – Comedy Legend Tracy Morgan & Racing Royalty Nelson Piquet Jr. Lead Electric Vehicle Parade To Open New York Auto Show; 08/03/2018 – BURLINGTON STORES INC BURL.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $132 FROM $128; RATING OVERWEIGHT; 13/04/2018 – Team ASEAN Storm Resilience Fund Aims to Help Communities Withstand Extreme Weather Events in Southeast Asia; Wins 2018 Morgan

Micron Technology Inc (MU) investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2018. It’s down -0.35, from 1.4 in 2018Q2. The ratio has worsened, as 365 funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 346 decreased and sold positions in Micron Technology Inc. The funds in our database now hold: 767.36 million shares, down from 792.40 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of funds holding Micron Technology Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 31 to 20 for a decrease of 11. Sold All: 93 Reduced: 253 Increased: 256 New Position: 109.

Analysts await Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) to report earnings on March, 28. They expect $1.77 earnings per share, down 36.79% or $1.03 from last year’s $2.8 per share. MU’s profit will be $1.98 billion for 5.07 P/E if the $1.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.93 actual earnings per share reported by Micron Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -39.59% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.33% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $35.91. About 24.44 million shares traded. Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) has declined 19.44% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.44% the S&P500. Some Historical MU News: 19/03/2018 – MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC MU.O : CREDIT SUISSE RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $70 FROM $60; RATING OUTPERFORM; 21/05/2018 – Micron Announces $10 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization; 15/05/2018 – MICRON SOLUTIONS INC QTRLY SHR LOSS $0.06; 23/03/2018 – MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC MU.O : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $65 FROM $54; 22/05/2018 – MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC MU.O : CREDIT SUISSE RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $80 FROM $70; 22/03/2018 – Micron Technology 2Q Net $3.31B; 21/05/2018 – Micron Ships lndustry’s First Quad-Level Cell NAND SSD; 12/03/2018 – MICRON NAMES RAJ TALLURI AS SVP, GENERAL MANAGER OF MOBILE; 20/03/2018 – AMD to release patches to fix some chip flaws uncovered by CTS Labs; 31/05/2018 – CORRECTED-MICRON TECHNOLOGY SHARES DOWN 3.3 PCT PREMARKET; MORGAN STANLEY CUTS TO EQUAL WEIGHT (CORRECTS

Micron Technology, Inc. provides semiconductor systems worldwide. The company has market cap of $40.26 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Compute and Networking Business Unit, Storage Business Unit, Mobile Business Unit, and Embedded Business Unit. It has a 2.96 P/E ratio. It offers DDR3 and DDR4 DRAM products for computers, servers, networking devices, communications equipment, consumer electronics, automotive, and industrial applications; mobile low-power DRAM products for smartphones, tablets, automotive, laptop computers, and other mobile consumer device applications; DDR2 and DDR DRAM, GDDR5 and GDDR5X DRAM, SDRAM, and RLDRAM products for networking devices, servers, consumer electronics, communications equipment, computer peripherals, automotive and industrial applications, and computer memory upgrades; and hybrid memory cube semiconductor memory devices for use in networking and computing applications.

Credit Capital Investments Llc holds 31.95% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. for 703,430 shares. Donald Smith & Co. Inc. owns 7.67 million shares or 10.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ws Management Lllp has 10.45% invested in the company for 7.04 million shares. The New York-based Tegean Capital Management Llc has invested 6.9% in the stock. Tekne Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 534,136 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $2.20 million activity.

Among 5 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 6 analyst reports since July 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, January 10. As per Wednesday, October 24, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. HSBC downgraded the shares of MS in report on Tuesday, October 2 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 20 by Citigroup. Bernstein upgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, July 19 report. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, December 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 45 investors sold Morgan Stanley shares while 302 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 262 raised stakes. 1.43 billion shares or 0.80% less from 1.44 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement holds 2.10 million shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Icon Advisers holds 65,600 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Summit Ltd Llc owns 7,100 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Mountain Pacific Inv Advisers Inc Id holds 940 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Zeke Capital Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.14% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 35,515 shares. Raymond James Fincl owns 67,033 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. West Oak Cap Ltd Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 10,810 shares. Burt Wealth Advsr has 0.02% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 884 shares. Hennessy Advisors holds 0.07% or 41,000 shares in its portfolio. Reilly Finance Advisors Ltd owns 1,637 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. American Asset Management Incorporated has 0.2% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 5,000 shares. Meyer Handelman reported 69,558 shares. Asset Management Incorporated invested in 79,235 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Fulton Retail Bank Na has 0.1% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Goldman Sachs invested in 0.11% or 9.52 million shares.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial services and products to firms, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $71.82 billion. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. It has a 10.02 P/E ratio. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; corporate loans, commercial and residential mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for equities and commodities customers; loans to municipalities; and investments and research services.

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