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Question: How can I apply for an account with Morgan Stanley?
Answer: Please call your local branch office (you can find one using our Morgan Stanley retail branch office locator or calling toll free 1-877-937-6739).
Question: How can I get involved in an IPO that Morgan Stanley is underwriting?
Answer: Please consult your Morgan Stanley financial advisor. They will give you the details of the requirements for IPO participation and share allocation. If you do not have a Morgan Stanley account, please check our Morgan Stanley retail branch office locator for a branch near you. You can also call toll free 1-877-937-6739
Question: Can I get IPO shares with my Morgan Stanley Online account?
Answer: Yes. Please consult the following website for more information on IPOs: Equity Syndicate-Educational Overview
Please take note that public offerings are considered speculative investments and as such may not be appropriate for every investor.
Due to the limited number of securities distributed by Morgan Stanley Online, no assurances may be made that any particular customer will receive an allocation of securities.
Question: How can I get a copy of a Morgan Stanley Equity Research Report?
Answer: Equity research is generally available only to the clients of Morgan Stanley; please contact your Financial Advisor. Some research reports are available to the general public. Please call your local Morgan Stanley retail branch office or contact our Equity Research department at 212-761-6201.
Question: How do I apply for an online account and what are the minimum investments?
Answer: Please consult the following website for our online products: Morgan Stanley Individual
Question: How can I view my accounts online?
Answer: Please request a ClientServ login and password from your financial advisor or consult our ClientServ website for more information.
Question: How can I track my Morgan Stanley funds online? How do I find the ticker symbol? If I want to talk to somebody about the details of different funds, what is the phone number?
Answer: You can get detailed information about our Funds by consulting our Investment Management website or call 1-800-869-FUND. For more detailed fund information including ordering a prospectus from our Literature Center please call one of the following phone numbers:
Question: How can I get a copy of a prospectus on a stock or bond that Morgan Stanley is underwriting?
Answer: For a copy of any prospectus on a stock or bond that Morgan Stanley is underwriting, please call your Financial Advisor at your local Morgan Stanley retail branch office or submit your request online to email@example.com.
Question: Does Morgan Stanley publish a sustainability or corporate responsibility report?
Answer: Yes, Morgan Stanley has published an annual sustainability report since 2009. The Report contains Standard Disclosures from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, including G4 Standard Disclosures. The report and its companion brochure may be found on our website: http://www.morganstanley.com/globalcitizen/sustainability.html, together with additional information about our sustainability-related policies and activities.
Question: What is the ticker symbol for Morgan Stanley's common stock?
Answer: The Company's common stock trades under the ticker symbol MS.
Question: When was Morgan Stanley's last split?
Answer: On December 20, 1999, Morgan Stanley announced a 2 for 1 common stock split in the form of a 100 percent stock dividend, payable January 26, 2000 to common shareholders of record as of January 12, 2000. In addition, both Morgan Stanley Group, Inc. and Dean Witter, Discover & Co. announced stock splits prior to the merger, which occurred on May 31, 1997. At the time of the merger, Morgan Stanley common shareholders received 1.65 shares of Morgan Stanley common stock in exchange for each share of Morgan Stanley stock they owned, and each share of Discover common stock automatically represented one share of Morgan Stanley common stock.
Question: What is the frequency of the dividend distribution of the Morgan Stanley common stock and the amount of the cash dividend?
Answer: The amount of the cash dividend is announced every quarter in the earnings press release and is distributed about one month after the release. Currently the cash dividend is US$.20 per share.
Question: When is Morgan Stanley's fiscal year end?
Answer: The Company's fiscal year end is December 31.