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These are Morgan Stanley’s 'high conviction' stock picks ahead of earnings

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Morgan Stanley's research team highlighted several "high conviction" stock picks for investors ahead of the second-quarter earnings season.

The firm's analysts highlighted 15 stocks in their note on Wednesday. "The team observes that recent revisions have been strong in Technology, Industrials, Health Care and Utilities, and weak in Energy, Discretionary and Materials," the note said.

The note said each idea diverges from the Street's outlook and has one or more catalyst events in the next 15 to 60 days to move the stock price higher.

Here are four stocks that Morgan Stanley recommended and their price targets.