|Bid||42.59 x 2900|
|Ask||42.90 x 2900|
|Day's Range||42.51 - 43.22|
|52 Week Range||36.74 - 51.53|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.20|
|Earnings Date||Jul 16, 2019 - Jul 22, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.20 (2.95%)|
|1y Target Est||54.24|
After two years of surging payouts as regulators relaxed the reins on the biggest lenders, those firms are likely to boost dividends and buybacks by just 3% following this year’s stress test, according to analysts’ estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The Federal Reserve will release results of the first part of its annual review next week. Payouts to shareholders started to ramp up in 2016 after the Fed was satisfied that the largest lenders had adequately beefed up loss buffers and improved risk management.
On June 14, the broader market is likely to open on a negative note after closing in the green yesterday. Today at 7:00 AM EDT, S&P 500 Index futures, Nasdaq futures, and Dow futures were trading with 0.3%, 0.8%, and 0.2% losses for the day, respectively.
U.S. stock futures are trading slightly lower ahead of the bell. In early morning trading, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down 0.16%, and S&P 500 futures are lower by 0.23%. Nasdaq-100 futures have shed 0.63%.In the options pits, fear officially left the building, at least if put volumes are any indication. They sank to their lowest levels in recent memory. By day's end, only 12.7 million puts changed hands compared to 15.1 million calls.The ebb in put demand was felt at the CBOE as well, with the single-session equity put/call volume ratio slamming back down to 0.63. That places it in the center of the past few months range. Meanwhile, the 10-day moving average held its ground at 0.66.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsOptions traders targeted the following three stocks: Lululemon (NASDAQ:LULU), Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Snap (NYSE:SNAP).Let's take a closer look: Lululemon (LULU)A strong earnings report sent Lululemon stock to record highs on Thursday. For the first quarter, the athletic apparel company earned 74 cents per share on revenue of $782 million. Analysts were expecting earnings of 70 cents on $755 million revenue. * 10 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Expects to Soar for the Rest of 2019 LULU also raised its full-year guidance to between $3.73 and $3.77 billion in revenue and earnings per share between $4.51 and $4.58.The stock opened 6.5% higher, but sellers erased the bulk of the gains by day's end. That said, Lululemon stock still sits above all its moving averages, and the long-term trend remains healthy as a horse. Wait for a close above the $180 resistance to signal buyers are ready to sustain a breakout.On the options trading front, calls won the day by a modest margin. Total activity rocketed to 744% of the average daily volume, with 128,810 contracts traded. Calls claimed 56% of the tally.The post-earnings volatility crush was on full display, sending implied volatility into the basement. At 29%, it now sits at the 19th percentile of its one-year range. Premiums are now pricing in daily moves of $3.16, or 1.8%. Disney (DIS)The mouse house was rockin' Thursday after receiving some love from Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne. By day's end, DIS stock rose 4% bringing it within a whisker of a new record high.In the research piece, the bank raised their price target for DIS shares from $135 to $160 citing a lofty forecast for the number of subscribers buying into Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN Plus. By 2024, the firm thinks the number could rise as high as 130 million, which should deliver a substantial boost to Disney's bottom line.On the options trading front, traders came after calls with a vengeance. Activity swelled to 516% of the average daily volume, with 372,538 total contracts traded. 85% of the trading came from call options alone.The uptick in demand drove implied volatility higher to 29%, placing it at the 29th percentile of its one-year range. Premiums are now baking in daily moves of $2, or 1.4%. Snap (SNAP)The news was light for Snap shares, but that didn't keep traders from gobbling up call options on the surging social media stock. The 2019 recovery accelerated this month with a rousing two-month breakout that has lifted SNAP stock just shy of a new 52-week high.Volume patterns are supporting the bulls' campaign with multiple accumulation days cropping up. The past five days have seen tight consolidation form near resistance. The lack of any giveback after last week's rip-roaring rally is impressive and reveals the continued strength of buying beneath the surface.On the options trading front, calls proved far more popular than puts. Total activity grew to 155% of the average daily volume, with 143,455 contracts traded. Calls accounted for 71% of the session's sum.Uncertainty has dwindled dramatically with implied volatility now down to 48%. That places it at the 13th percentile of its one-year range, suggesting premiums are quite cheap. The expected daily move is now 43 cents, or 3%.As of this writing, Tyler Craig held bullish options positions in DIS. Check out his recently released Bear Market Survival Guide to learn how to defend your portfolio against market volatility. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 10 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Expects to Soar for the Rest of 2019 * 7 Value Stocks That Are Flying Under the Radar * 6 Mouth-Watering Fast Food Stocks for Growth Investors Compare Brokers The post Friday's Vital Data: Lululemon, Disney and Snap appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Futures in New York ended up 2.2%, paring gains of as much as 4.5% during the session. The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz chokepoint -- through which about 20% of the world’s oil output travels -- raising the prospect of a military confrontation and supply disruptions in the Middle East. Thursday’s price gain gives bulls a reprieve, as the tanker attacks raised fears that diplomatic efforts won’t avert a armed conflict between Iran and the U.S., which has imposed sanctions on the OPEC member.
Disney will sign up more than 130 million streaming subscribers globally by 2024, an analyst wrote on Thursday.
Investing - Stocks finished higher Thursday despite worries about Middle East tensions after two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman.
A few years back, the Labor Department tried hard to create what’s called a fiduciary standard for retirement financial advisers. The Labor Department was perfectly suited to the job. After all, this is the agency that enforces the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, known as ERISA, along with the U.S. Treasury and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
Unfortunately for investors, a 3% haircut in advisory fees and fund expenses—a level that’s all too common—makes a huge difference in how fast your wealth grows. If you add up all of the fees in your portfolio, it may reveal a “silent killer” that can devastate your account balances over your working career or a lengthy retirement. For example, let’s say your financial adviser or 401(k) plan provider charges an annual fee of 1% of assets under management.
Investing.com – Shares of Disney racked up gains on Thursday, as Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) said it expected the media giant's streaming services would win over new subscribers faster than previously expected.
Given the chances of a Fed rate cut early next month, State Street (STT) reduces revenue expectation for the second quarter of 2019.
Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley, the sixth-largest U.S. bank by assets, has a mutual funds joint venture in China called Morgan Stanley Huaxin Fund Management Co, as well as a securities joint venture with Huaxin Securities.
Benjamin F. Joel worked at Morgan Stanley's office at 5565 Glenridge Connector until he resigned May 24 to join RBC Wealth Management.
“I’d be very surprised if we beat the first quarter,” Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said Tuesday at an industry conference in New York. Gorman said that macro trading was especially “challenged,” while merger activity has been “lumpy.” At Citigroup Inc., second-quarter fixed-income and equities trading revenue will likely fall by a percentage in the “mid-single-digit range” from a year ago, while investment-banking fees are expected to drop by a percentage in the “mid-teens,” Chief Financial Officer Mark Mason said separately at the conference. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO David Solomon said in a CNBC interview Tuesday that the quarter has been “up and down,” declining to give a forecast for the firm’s trading revenue.
Morgan Stanley's second quarter trading revenue is unlikely to beat results of the first three months of the year, as the last two weeks have been "quite hard", the bank's Chief Executive James Gorman said on Tuesday. The bank plans to "run it tight" on expenses, but issues remain, including crisis-era legal expenses and technology depreciation, Gorman said speaking at the company's annual U.S. Financials Conference. The bank's tax rate is also expected to be higher in the second quarter, Gorman added.
A Morgan Stanley report says that Generations Y and Z will outpace labor participation forecasts from the CBO.
Newly created oil and gas group Wintershall DEA plans to hold an initial public offering in the second half of the next year, its chief executive told Reuters, in a deal that could become one of the largest European listings in 2020. Sources said in April that Wintershall DEA had picked the banks to arrange its stock market flotation. Mario Mehren, the CEO of the company, confirmed the plans.
Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP), the middle market focused private equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced today that they have completed an investment in Impact Fitness (“Impact” or the “Company”), a leading Planet Fitness franchisee with 29 clubs across the United States and Canada. MSCP partnered with the current management team, led by CEO Adam Willaeys, as well as founder Chris Klebba, who will remain as Executive Chairman.
Morgan Stanley NYSE:MSView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for MS with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting MS. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold MS had net inflows of $1.86 billion over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | NeutralThe current level displays a neutral indicator. MS credit default swap spreads are within the middle of their range for the last three years.Please send all inquiries related to the report to email@example.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.