Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 39.7 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up 72 cents (+3.7%) at $20.34 as of 4 p.m. ET.
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Morgan Stanley has a market cap of $38.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. TheStreet Ratings rates Morgan Stanley as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Morgan Stanley Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.