Morgan Stanley

Industry: Investment Services

Fortune Rank: 70

For the nine months ended 31 August 2005, Morgan Stanley's revenues increased 26% to $36.56B. Net income from continuing operations before accounting change and applicable to Common increased 2% to $3.45B. Revenues reflect the strength in underwriting and advisory fees from merger. Higher net income was partially offset by an increase in employee compensation and benefits and higher marketing expenses.

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides its products and services to a large and diversified group of clients and customers, including corporations, governments, financial institutions and individuals. It operates its business trough four segments: Institutional Securities business segment includes Investment Banking, Sales, Trading, Financing and market-making activities and other activities; Individual investor group business segment includes comprehensive brokerage, investment and financial services designed to accommodate individual investment goals and risk profiles; Investment management business segment includes global asset management products and services for individual and Institutional Investors, and Credit services business segment includes discover financial services (DFS), discover network, PULSE EFT Association, Inc. (PULSE) and Consumer Banking Group International.

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Morgan Stanley was ranked number 70 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 70th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Morgan Stanley achieved revenue of $31,515.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,346.00 million.

Morgan Stanley's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 30th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $62,262 million (a change of -31 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,707 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Morgan Stanley would be ranked 95th rather than 70th due to its profits of $1,346 in 2010.

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