Morgan Stanley Going Ex-Div

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According to Dividend Channel, on 7/27/11, Morgan Stanley (MS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 8/15/11. As a percentage of MS's recent stock price of $23.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.

Below is a dividend history chart for MS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Morgan Stanley:

MS Dividend History


Date

Div*


04/27/11

0.050


01/27/11

0.050


10/27/10

0.050


07/28/10

0.050


04/28/10

0.050


01/27/10

0.050


10/28/09

0.050


07/29/09

0.050


04/28/09

0.067


01/28/09

0.270


10/15/08

0.270


07/09/08

0.270


04/09/08

0.270


01/09/08

0.270


10/10/07

0.270


07/11/07

0.270


07/02/07

14.250


04/11/07

0.270


01/10/07

0.270


10/11/06

0.270


07/12/06

0.270


04/11/06

0.270


01/11/06

0.270


10/12/05

0.270


07/13/05

0.270


04/13/05

0.270


01/12/05

0.270


10/06/04

0.250


07/07/04

0.250


04/06/04

0.250


01/07/04

0.750


10/08/03

0.690


07/09/03

0.690


04/09/03

0.690


01/08/03

0.690


10/02/02

0.690


07/02/02

0.690


04/03/02

0.690


01/09/02

0.690


07/03/01

0.690


04/04/01

0.690


01/10/01

0.690


10/04/00

0.600


07/05/00

0.600


04/12/00

0.600


01/10/00

1.200


10/13/99

0.720


07/14/99

0.720


04/14/99

0.720


01/14/99

0.720


10/13/98

0.600


07/14/98

0.600


04/13/98

0.600


01/15/98

0.600


10/09/97

0.420


07/10/97

0.420


05/22/97

0.420


02/27/97

0.420


11/27/96

0.660


08/29/96

0.660


05/30/96

0.660


02/28/96

0.660


11/29/95

0.480


08/30/95

0.480


* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.




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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.85% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MS makes up 7.62% of the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund ETF (IAI) which is trading lower by about 1% on the day Monday.

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