2. As of noon trading, Morgan Stanley ( MS) is up $0.32 (1.0%) to $31.66 on light volume. Thus far, 4.1 million shares of Morgan Stanley exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.34-$31.73 after having opened the day at $31.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.34. Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. Morgan Stanley has a market cap of $60.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 63.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Morgan Stanley a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Morgan Stanley as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Morgan Stanley 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.