1. As of noon trading, State Street ( STT) is up $0.38 (0.6%) to $68.18 on light volume. Thus far, 870,781 shares of State Street exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.34-$68.25 after having opened the day at $67.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.80. State Street Corporation, a financial holding company, provides investment servicing and investment management services to institutional investors worldwide. State Street has a market cap of $30.5 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 45.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate State Street a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates State Street as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full State Street Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the financial sector could consider Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF) while those bearish on the financial sector could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).