NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of KeyCorp (KEY) - Get Report were increasing in early-afternoon trading on Monday ahead of the company's 2016 third quarter earnings, due out before tomorrow's opening bell.

Wall Street is expecting earnings to be flat year-over-year, while revenue will be higher than last year.

Analysts surveyed by FactSet are forecasting earnings of 26 cents per share on revenue of $1.30 billion.

During the same period a year ago, the Cleveland, OH-based bank holding company earned 26 cents per share on revenue of $1.07 billion.

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Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Buy" rating with a score of B on the stock.

The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and attractive valuation levels. The team believes its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: KEY

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