Morgan Stanley Dividend

What is Morgan Stanley current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

4/6

Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


3.16%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Morgan Stanley Dividend Yield vs Market
How does MS dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (MS)3.2%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.2%
Industry Average (Capital Markets)2.5%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (MS)3.4%

Notable Dividend: MS's dividend (3.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).

High Dividend: MS's dividend (3.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.21%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Morgan Stanley's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20253.537
12/31/20243.3922
12/31/20233.1417
2/2/20233.13.16
1/17/20233.13.22
10/15/20223.13.58
7/15/20223.13.67
5/4/20222.83.53
4/14/20222.83.3
1/19/20222.83.01
10/14/20212.82.8
7/16/20212.82.8
4/30/20211.41.58
2/26/20211.41.74
1/20/20211.41.9
11/3/20201.42.19
10/15/20201.42.79
7/16/20201.42.78
5/5/20201.43.12
4/16/20201.43.63
2/27/20201.43.85
1/16/20201.42.61
11/5/20191.42.79
10/17/20191.43.04
8/5/20191.43.36
7/18/20191.43.17
5/3/20191.22.75
4/17/20191.22.51
2/26/20191.22.78
1/17/20191.22.85
11/5/20181.22.85
10/16/20181.22.65
8/3/20181.22.51
7/18/20181.22.38
4/18/201811.96
1/18/201811.81
11/3/201711.94
10/17/201711.99
8/3/201712.13
7/19/201712.13
5/4/20170.81.82
4/19/20170.81.85
2/27/20170.81.83
1/17/20170.81.81
10/19/20160.82.03
8/3/20160.82.56
7/20/20160.82.78
5/4/20160.62.28
4/18/20160.62.22
2/23/20160.62.39
1/19/20160.62.46
11/3/20150.61.86
10/19/20150.61.83
8/4/20150.61.76
7/20/20150.61.52
5/4/20150.61.55
4/20/20150.61.61
3/2/20150.41.11
1/20/20150.41.12
11/4/20140.41.1
10/17/20140.41.17
7/19/20140.41.19
3/27/20140.41.29
2/25/20140.20.64
1/17/20140.20.66
10/18/20130.20.66
7/18/20130.20.73
4/18/20130.20.82
2/26/20130.20.9
1/18/20130.20.87
11/6/20120.21.11
10/18/20120.21.14
7/19/20120.21.29
4/19/20120.21.39

Stable Dividend: MS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.5%), MS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (104.1%), MS's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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