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Lowest Free Cash Flow Per Share in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry Detected in Shares of Morgan Stanley (MS, BGCP, ITG, LPLA, SCHW)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Morgan Stanley ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.63. Following is BGC Partners with a FCF per share of $0.72. Investment Technology Group ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $1.09.

LPL Investment Holdings follows with a FCF per share of $1.65, and Charles Schwab rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $1.75.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of BGC Partners on November 10th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $9.34. Since that recommendation, shares of BGC Partners have risen 14.8%. We continue to monitor BGC Partners for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): MS BGCP ITG LPLA SCHW