Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)- Stocks Making Notable Moves: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA)

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) runs in leading trade, it decreasing -2.60% to traded at $42.71. MS attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 1.09%.  Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, the Private Equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, recently reported that it has raised over $1.5 billion for North Haven Capital Partners VI and its related funds and committed co-investments.

“We are pleased that investors have once again placed their trust in us and recognize that NHCP VI will seek to continue MSCP’s prior investment success,” said David N. Miller, Head of Private Credit and Equity for Morgan Stanley Investment Management. “The team brings unique resources to the middle market by combining MSCP’s expertise and network with Morgan Stanley’s global franchise.”

To find out the technical position of MS, it holds price to book ratio of 1.13 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 13.08, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 17.08. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 1.26. MS is presenting price to cash flow of 2.93 and free cash flow concluded as 4.36.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 81.30%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 18.25%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 2.18 and price to earning ration of 17.08 attracting passive investors.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVA) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, BBVA holds price to book ratio of 1.04 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation. In addition, the firm has price to earnings ratio of 12.00, which is authentic method to judge but not universal for all situation.

Fundament/ News Factor in Focus

Taking look on ratio analysis, BBVA has forward price to earnings ratio of 10.27, compare to its price to earnings ratio of 12.00. Adding one more ration to find detail valuation of security, price to earnings growth ration that stands at 0.67. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 0.35 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 8.15, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vice versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.

The firm has price volatility of 1.47% for a week and 1.22% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.23 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 1.03% and monthly performance was 1.33%.


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