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 40.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading down 98 cents (-4.5%) at $20.50 as of 3:41 p.m. ET.
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Morgan Stanley has a market cap of $42.84 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 12.3% 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. The company has a P/E ratio of 1092.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Morgan Stanley as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. 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. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.