Moody's Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MCO)

About Moody's Corp.

MoodyMoody's Corporation (Moody's) is a provider of credit ratings; credit, capital markets and economic related research, data and analytical tools; software solutions and related risk management services; quantitative credit risk measures, financial services training and certification services, and outsourced research and analytical services to financial institution customers. It operates in two segments: Moody's Investors Service (MIS) and Moody's Analytics (MA). The MIS segment publishes credit ratings on a range of debt obligations and the entities that issue such obligations in markets across the world. It consists of approximately five lines of business, which include corporate finance group (CFG); structured finance group (SFG); financial institutions group (FIG); Public, project and infrastructure finance (PPIF), and MIS Other. The MA segment consists of approximately three lines of business, which include enterprise risk solutions (ERS) and professional service (PS).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Business Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Finance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MCO
  • CUSIP: 61536910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $105.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $104.07
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $96.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.91
  • P/E Growth: 2.67
  • Market Cap: $20.42B
  • Outstanding Shares: 192,254,000
  • Beta: 1.33
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.30)
Consensus Price Target: $103.30 (2.75% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$120.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/17/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 -> $124.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$112.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$99.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$101.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016Evercore ISILower Price TargetHold$103.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarket Perform$100.00 -> $91.00View Rating Details
1/7/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$117.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
10/14/2015Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$115.00View Rating Details
2/9/2015William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/22/2016Q216$1.27$1.30$909.08 million$928.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$1.07$0.93$862.31 million$816.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2016Q415$1.05$1.09$862.31 million$865.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$1.07$1.11$849.88 million$834.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$1.22$1.28$893.51 million$918.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q115$1.03$1.11$827.61 million$865.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2015Q414$0.95$1.12$851.30 million$877.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314$0.91$0.97$789.20 million$816.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q214$1.01$1.12$801.50 million$873.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q114$0.91$0.97$770.18 million$767.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2014Q413$0.76$0.85$743.87 million$779.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.81$0.75$717.75 million$705.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.90$1.00$722.24 million$756.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$0.86$0.83$721.11 million$731.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2013Q4 2012$0.69$0.70$683.34 million$754.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q312$0.63$0.75$622.43 million$688.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.71$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.67$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.49$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.57$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.54$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.48$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.08 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.98$1.11$1.05
Q2 20162$1.35$1.38$1.37
Q3 20162$1.19$1.26$1.23
Q4 20162$1.17$1.27$1.22
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:1.39%
Payout Ratio:33.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.60% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.13% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:28.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/12/2016Blair WorrallSVPSell11,054$103.39$1,142,873.06View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Mark AlmeidaInsiderSell88,094$103.65$9,130,943.10View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016John J GogginsEVPSell24,250$104.53$2,534,852.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Lisa WestlakeSVPSell3,650$104.81$382,556.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Robert FauberInsiderSell17,796$104.78$1,864,664.88View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Linda HuberVPSell44,500$105.00$4,672,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$91.94$45,970.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Blair WorrallSVPSell1,600$93.00$148,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Lisa WestlakeSVPSell8,000$95.00$760,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$95.72$47,860.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Joseph J. MccabeSVPSell12,500$84.32$1,054,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Linda HuberCFOSell45,000$84.38$3,797,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$100.80$50,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Robert FauberSVPSell6,000$97.23$583,380.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Raymond W. McdanielCEOSell18,766$101.03$1,895,928.98View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Raymond W. McdanielCEOSell19,209$101.04$1,940,877.36View SEC Filing  
10/16/2015Raymond W. McdanielCEOSell100$101.00$10,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Raymond W McdanielCEOSell38,074$110.78$4,217,837.72View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Blair WorrallSVPSell10,487$110.06$1,154,199.22View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$108.00$54,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Lisa WestlakeSVPSell13,675$109.69$1,500,010.75View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Linda HuberCFOSell15,054$107.65$1,620,563.10View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Robert FauberSVPSell2,178$108.06$235,354.68View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015John J GogginsEVPSell24,500$106.61$2,611,945.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Joseph J MccabeSVPSell7,995$107.00$855,465.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Raymond W McdanielCEOSell48,074$106.75$5,131,899.50View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$103.68$51,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Blair WorrallSVPSell3,800$95.38$362,444.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015John J GogginsEVPSell43,550$98.18$4,275,739.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2014Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$94.13$47,065.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Blair WorrallSVPSell2,100$91.50$192,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Raymond W McdanielCEOSell93,750$91.74$8,600,625.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Mark AlmeidaInsiderSell36,850$91.60$3,375,460.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Joseph J MccabeSVPSell17,420$87.25$1,519,895.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Lisa WestlakeSVPSell42,200$87.39$3,687,858.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014John K WulffDirectorSell5,000$87.72$438,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Lisa WestlakeSVPSell64,095$87.53$5,610,235.35View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Michel MadelainCOOSell88,874$81.44$7,237,898.56View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Robert GlauberInsiderSell15,000$78.20$1,173,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Richard CantorInsiderSell41,752$79.02$3,299,243.04View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Linda HuberCFOSell92,938$80.00$7,435,040.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014John WulffDirectorSell5,000$79.44$397,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Joseph MccabeSVPSell8,000$79.55$636,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Linda HuberCFOSell33,334$74.50$2,483,383.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013John GogginsEVPSell7,000$74.00$518,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Linda HuberCFOSell7,423$72.62$539,058.26View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013John GogginsEVPSell10,197$70.00$713,790.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Michel MadelainCOOSell34,033$70.01$2,382,650.33View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Raymond McdanielCEOSell82,500$64.19$5,295,675.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Joseph MccabeSVPSell2,000$68.66$137,320.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Robert FauberSVPSell22,139$68.79$1,522,941.81View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Raymond W McdanielCEOSell82,500$65.03$5,364,975.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Richard CantorInsiderSell49,008$66.29$3,248,740.32View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Berkshire Hathaway IncMajor ShareholderSell371,361$64.06$23,789,385.66View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013John K WulffDirectorBuy3,000$46.75$140,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Mark AlmeidaInsiderSell46,000$46.22$2,126,120.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
DateHeadline logoCEDAR RAPIDS (CITY OF) IA -- Moody's affirms Mercy Medical Center's (IA) A2; Outlook Stable (NYSE:MCO) - August 27 at 10:28 AM logoYUMA (CITY OF) AZ WATER & SEWER ENTERPRISE -- Moody's Affirms A1 Rating of Yuma MPC, AZ Utility Revenue Bonds (NYSE:MCO) - August 27 at 10:28 AM logoDelphi Corporation -- Moody's affirms Delphi's senior unsecured rating Baa3, outlook positive (NYSE:MCO) - August 26 at 5:52 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's assigns AA1 to Maine St. Housing authority mortgage purchase bonds, 2016 D (NYSE:MCO) - August 26 at 2:59 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's assigns AA1 to $225 mln Washington State Fuel Tax/GO bonds (NYSE:MCO) - August 26 at 2:23 PM logoCORRECTED-CEE MARKETS-Zloty, Polish stocks hit 4-week low on Moody's warning (NYSE:MCO) - August 26 at 10:25 AM logoMoody’s Warns Polish Investment Spending at Risk From Politics (NYSE:MCO) - August 26 at 9:05 AM logoCEE MARKETS-Zloty, Polish stocks hit 4-month low on Moody's warning (NYSE:MCO) - August 26 at 6:36 AM
News IconEarnings Of $1.12 Expected For Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) (NYSE:MCO) - August 25 at 6:03 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) (NYSE:MCO) - August 25 at 6:03 PM logoCOLORADO SPRINGS (CITY OF) CO COMBINED UTILITY ENTERPRISE -- Moody's Affirms VMIG 1 on City of Colorado Springs, CO Utilities Rev. Bonds Series 2006B & 2007B (NYSE:MCO) - August 25 at 6:03 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's says Teva's loss of two copaxone patents is credit negative (NYSE:MCO) - August 25 at 3:31 PM logoNORTH PROVIDENCE (TOWN OF) RI -- Moody's Upgrades North Providence, RI's GOs to A2 (NYSE:MCO) - August 24 at 5:54 PM logoSony Corporation -- Moody's: Panasonic remains the stronger credit, but Sony is closing the gap (NYSE:MCO) - August 24 at 9:12 AM logoU.S. New-Home Sales Surge 12.4% in July (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 6:19 PM logoMUHLENBERG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCE CORPORATION, KY -- Moody's Assigns Aa3 Enhanced to Muhlenberg Co. School District, KY's Lease Revenue Bonds (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 6:19 PM logoMoody's assigns Definitive ratings to Honda Auto Receivables 2016-3 Owner Trust Notes (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 6:19 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's: Mexican banking system outlook changed to negative as asset risk rises (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 10:43 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's says North American E&P Sector cash flows still mismatched to debt loads for most E&P Companies (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 10:43 AM logoHyundai Capital Services, Inc. -- Moody's assigns Baa1 to Hyundai Capital Services' proposed USD notes (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 10:29 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's: Mozambique's rating constrained by weak institutions and intensifying external pressures (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 4:21 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's raises outlook on Austria's banking system to stable (NYSE:MCO) - August 23 at 2:15 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's downgrades Bahamas' ratings to Baa3 with stable outlook, concluding review for downgrade (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 10:24 PM logoMoody's downgrades Brazil's Odebrecht construction company (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 9:40 PM logoRetail to Feel Pinch of $1.3 Trillion Student Debt (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 6:05 PM logoWyeth -- Moody's affirms Pfizer at A1/P-1; outlook remains negative (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 6:05 PM logoMoody's: Prospect Capital Funding LLC ratings unaffected by Amendment to Loan and Servicing Agreement (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 6:05 PM logoFLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION -- Moody's assigns Aaa to FHFC Homeowner Mortgage Rev. Program Bonds 2016 Series A and B; outlook is stable (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 6:05 PM logoU.S Companies are Hoarding $1.7 Trillion in Cash (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 10:41 AM logoCORRECTED-BRIEF-Moody's says GE's plan to take on $20 bln more debt could pressure ratings (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 7:46 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's says U.S. retailers to take a hit as student debt levels top $1.3 trillion (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 7:46 AM logoGE's plan to take on debt could pressure credit metrics -Moody's (NYSE:MCO) - August 22 at 6:25 AM
News IconBusiness Services: Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) Position of the day (NYSE:MCO) - August 21 at 5:31 PM logoCorrections Corporation of America -- Moody's downgrades Corrections Corporation of America's senior unsecured bond rating to Ba1; outlook revised to negative. (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 6:02 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's downgrades Corrections Corporation of America's senior unsecured bond rating to Ba1 (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 3:45 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's affirms Barrick's Baa3 rating, outlook revised to stable (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 12:51 PM logoMoodys' cuts outlook of Australia Banks to negative (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 9:09 AM logoMitsubishi Corporation -- Moody's assigns (P)Baa1 rating to Mitsubishi Corp's subordinated domestic shelf (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 9:09 AM logoCEE MARKETS-Zloty, Warsaw stocks test 2-week low on central banker comments (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 6:51 AM logoFOREX-Dollar edges up, but on track for weekly loss (NYSE:MCO) - August 19 at 4:33 AM
News IconUpdate on Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for the day (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 6:13 PM logoPhillips-Medisize Corporation -- Senior secured first lien credit facilitiesMoody's reviews Phillips-Medisize's B3 CFR for upgrade on pending acquisition by Molex (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 6:13 PM logoMANOR HOUSE, AL -- Moody's downgrades to Ba2 from Ba1 Boaz Housing Corp., AL's Housing Rev. Bonds, Series 1978; outlook negative (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 6:13 PM logoLOUISIANA HOUSING CORPORATION -- Moody's assigns Aaa to LHC SF Mortgage Revenue Refunding Bonds Ser. 2016 (Federally Taxable); outlook stable (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 6:13 PM logoUBS Bank USA -- Moody's assesses UBS Bank USA as an Above Average originator of prime jumbo residential mortgage loans (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 6:13 PM logoMoody's Upgrades and Remains on Review for Possible Upgrade the CTL rating of Rite Aid, Series 1999-1 (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 6:13 PM logoEAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM -- Moody's Downgrades East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (TX) to Ba1; Outlook Negative (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 9:11 AM logoArch Capital Group Ltd. -- Moody's continues to review United Guaranty Residential Insurance Company for downgrade (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 9:11 AM logoTasmania (State of) Australia -- Moody's downgrades Tasmania's rating to Aa2 from Aa1, outlook changed to stable (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 9:11 AM logoAMP Bank Limited -- Moody's revises rating outlooks of five Australian banks to negative, reflecting challenges in the operating environment and to profit growth (NYSE:MCO) - August 18 at 9:11 AM


Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO) Chart for Saturday, August, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 8/27/2016 by Staff