NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Morgan Stanley (MS) - Get Report are lower by 0.14% to $28.17 Tuesday afternoon ahead of the company's 2016 second quarter results due out before tomorrow's opening bell.
Analysts are modeling declines year-over-year in both earnings per share and revenue.
Wall Street is expecting the New York-based financial holding company to post earnings of 59 cents per share on revenue of $8.3 billion.
During the same quarter last year, Morgan Stanley earned 79 cents per diluted share on revenue of $9.7 billion.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Hold" rating with a score of C+ on the stock.
The primary factors that have impacted the rating are mixed. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity.
But the team also finds weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.
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: MS