Strong quarter for Morgan Stanley

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

18:30, 16 April 2021

One of the largest US investment banks posted its promising quarterly results

Morgan Stanley reported first-quarter 2021 EPS and revenue that beat expectations. The company revealed an adjusted EPS of $2.22 on revenues of $15.7 billion. Analysts were expecting an EPS of $1.70 and revenues of $14.1 billion.

Moreover, the investment bank’s revenue jumped 128% to $2.61 billion, leaving far behind the $500 million forecasted, with most of it coming from record equity underwriting revenues.

Despite the better-than-expected results, Morgan Stanley stock price was trading 0.46% lower at the time of writing.


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