Morgan Stanley MS has been named as a Top 25 ”Dividend Giant” by ETF Channel, with a stunning $19.92B worth of stock held by ETFs, and above-average ”DividendRank” statistics including a strong 2.72% yield, according to the most recent Dividend Channel”DividendRank” report. The report noted a strong quarterly dividend history at Morgan Stanley, and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.
The annualized dividend paid by Morgan Stanley is $2.8/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 10/28/2021. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for MS, which the report stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company’s past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.