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MS Morgan Stanley Dividend

Morgan Stanley's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.7 per share was on Jul 29, 2021 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $1.75 per share, the stock yields 1.71%. The latest MS distribution of $0.7 marks a dividend growth of 100%.

MS next dividend date: Oct 28, 2021

MS
DPS
$1.75
Dividend yield
1.71%
Payout ratio
22.9%
Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.37%
Payout ratio
32.5%

Dividend yield

Morgan Stanley's dividend yield of 1.71% is higher than the industry average but lower than the Financial Services sector and its peers average.

Dividend history

Morgan Stanley has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of MS show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 25% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 97% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 37%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jul 15, 2021 Jul 29, 2021 Aug 13, 2021 $0.7 normal
Apr 16, 2021 Apr 29, 2021 May 14, 2021 $0.35 normal
Jan 20, 2021 Jan 28, 2021 Feb 12, 2021 $0.35 normal
Oct 15, 2020 Oct 29, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 $0.35 normal
Jul 16, 2020 Jul 30, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 $0.35 normal
Apr 16, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 May 15, 2020 $0.35 normal
Jan 16, 2020 Jan 30, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 $0.35 normal
Oct 17, 2019 Oct 30, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 $0.35 normal
Jul 18, 2019 Jul 30, 2019 Aug 15, 2019 $0.35 normal
Apr 17, 2019 Apr 29, 2019 May 15, 2019 $0.3 normal
Jan 17, 2019 Jan 30, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.3 normal
Oct 16, 2018 Oct 30, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 $0.3 normal
Jun 28, 2018 Jul 30, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 $0.3 normal
Apr 18, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 May 15, 2018 $0.25 normal
Jan 18, 2018 Jan 30, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 $0.25 normal
Oct 17, 2017 Oct 30, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 $0.25 normal
Jul 19, 2017 Jul 27, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 $0.25 normal
Apr 19, 2017 Apr 27, 2017 May 15, 2017 $0.2 normal
Jan 17, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 $0.2 normal
Oct 19, 2016 Oct 27, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 $0.2 normal
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $0.2 normal
Apr 18, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 May 13, 2016 $0.15 normal
Jan 19, 2016 Jan 27, 2016 Feb 15, 2016 $0.15 normal
Oct 28, 2015 Nov 13, 2015 $0.15 normal
Jul 20, 2015 Jul 29, 2015 Aug 14, 2015 $0.15 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Morgan Stanley's payout ratio of 22.9% is above its peers average but below the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)