Will Morgan Stanley’s Mixed Financial Performance Cause Mixed Emotions For These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Morgan Stanley’s (NYSE:MS) board has decided to cut the remuneration payable to Chief Executive James P. Gorman after the firm turned in a mixed financial performance during the year. For 2012, he is likely to draw about $6 million comprising stock options of $2.6 million, $2.6 million in deferred cash and $0.8 million base salary. This is a fall from the $10.5 million remuneration he was awarded in 2011, which itself was down 25% from the year before.

Will Morgan Stanley’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 32.374 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $19.12 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Morgan Stanley at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC. held 4,525,000 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $86,518,004. This brought the portfolio total to 1.57%.

California Public Employees Retirement System held 4,437,978 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $84,854,143. This brought the portfolio total to 0.19%.

MizuhO Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. held 2,485,998 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $47,532,284. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. held 1,624,085 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $31,052,507. This brought the portfolio total to 0.3%.

Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky held 1,225,032 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $23,422,613. This brought the portfolio total to 0.23%.

Strs Ohio held 1,189,362 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $22,740,602. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 1,007,049 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $19,254,778. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

SB.Daiwa  Investments Ltd. held 924,266 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $17,671,967. This brought the portfolio total to 2.76%.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co./NY held 919,188 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $17,574,875. This brought the portfolio total to 0.15%.

Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC. held 916,454 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $17,522,601. This brought the portfolio total to 0.33%.

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