Moody's Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:MCO)

About Moody's Corporation

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: $112.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $102.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $103.23
  • 52-Week Range: $82.32 - $112.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 83.01
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.91
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
  • Market Cap: $21.54B
  • Outstanding Shares: 190,800,000
  • Beta: 1.3
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 25.88%
  • Return on Equity: -260.34%
  • Return on Assets: 18.10%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -8.71%
  • Current Ratio: 2.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.15%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $109.67 (2.86% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHold$115.00View Rating Details
12/13/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$108.00View Rating Details
11/20/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$94.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetHold$105.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 -> $124.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$112.00View 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 CompaniesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$117.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
10/14/2015Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$115.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017        
2/17/2017Q416$1.13$1.23$909.31 million$942.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2016Q316$1.18$1.34$894.05 million$917.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.67 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$1.10$1.17$1.14
Q1 20171$1.13$1.13$1.13
Q2 20171$1.24$1.24$1.24
Q3 20171$1.29$1.29$1.29
Q4 20171$1.25$1.25$1.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:1.31%
Dividend Growth:18.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:31.97% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.96% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.10% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/21/2016quarterly$0.381.58%2/15/20172/20/20173/10/2017
10/18/2016quarterly$0.371.37%11/17/201611/21/201612/12/2016
7/12/2016quarterly$0.371.45%8/18/20168/22/20169/12/2016
4/13/2016quarterly$0.371.51%5/18/20165/20/20166/10/2016
12/15/2015quarterly$0.371.49%2/17/20162/19/20163/10/2016
10/21/2015quarterly$0.341.37%11/18/201511/20/201512/10/2015
7/24/2015quarterly$0.341.22%8/18/20158/20/20159/10/2015
4/17/2015quarterly$0.341.3%5/18/20155/20/20156/10/2015
12/17/2014quarterly$0.341.39%2/18/20152/20/20153/10/2015
10/24/2014quarterly$0.281.16%11/18/201411/20/201412/10/2014
7/25/2014quarterly$0.281.22%8/18/20148/20/20149/10/2014
4/25/2014quarterly$0.281.42%5/16/20145/20/20146/10/2014
12/18/2013quarterly$0.281.51%2/18/20142/20/20143/10/2014
10/25/2013quarterly$0.251.4%11/18/201311/20/201312/10/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.258/20/20139/10/2013
5/3/2013quarterly$0.201.26%5/16/20135/20/20136/10/2013
12/11/2012quarterly$0.201.62%2/15/20132/20/20133/11/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.48%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.31%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/31/2017Lisa WestlakeSVPSell730$103.51$75,562.30View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Robert FauberInsiderSell1,345$103.51$139,220.95View SEC Filing  
12/30/2016Darrell DuffieDirectorSell500$94.64$47,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Lisa WestlakeSVPSell730$101.65$74,204.50View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Robert FauberInsiderSell1,970$101.65$200,250.50View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Robert FauberInsiderSell625$99.73$62,331.25View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Lisa WestlakeSVPSell730$101.35$73,985.50View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Robert FauberInsiderSell1,970$101.35$199,659.50View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Lisa WestlakeSVPSell1,095$108.37$118,665.15View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Robert FauberInsiderSell1,970$108.37$213,488.90View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Linda HuberVPSell182,595$110.13$20,109,187.35View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Raymond W McdanielInsiderSell7,000$108.11$756,770.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Robert FauberInsiderSell3,310$107.90$357,149.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Lisa WestlakeSVPSell730$107.50$78,475.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logo7:07 am Moody's beats by $0.09, beats on revs; guides FY17 EPS in-line (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 5:51 PM
4-traders.com logoMOODYS CORPORATION (NYSE:MCO) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:MCO)
www.4-traders.com - February 20 at 10:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MCO earnings conference call or presentation 17-Feb-17 4:30pm GMT (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 8:40 AM
4-traders.com logoMoody : reports 4Q loss (NYSE:MCO)
www.4-traders.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
businesswire.com logoMoody's Corporation Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016; Sets Outlook for Full Year 2017 (NYSE:MCO)
www.businesswire.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoMoody's Corp. Q4 Income Rises 9% (NYSE:MCO)
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMoody's (MCO) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:MCO)
seekingalpha.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
moodys.com logoLennar Corporation -- Moody's upgrades WCI's notes rating upon closing of the acquisition (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
moodys.com logoDALLAS CIVIC CENTER CONVENTION COMPLEX, TX -- Moody's Confirms Dallas, TX A1 GOLT, DCCHDC Downgraded to Baa1, Related Ratings Confirmed; Outlook Negative (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
moodys.com logoISLAND PALM COMMUNITIES LLC -- Moody's upgrades Island Palm Communities LLC's (HI) Class II bonds to A1; Class III bonds to A3; outlook stable (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
moodys.com logoJACKSON LABORATORY, ME -- Moody's Affirms Jackson Laboratory, ME's A1; Outlook Stable (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 17 at 7:34 PM
businesswire.com logoMoody's Acquires Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business of SCDM - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:MCO)
www.businesswire.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
News IconDividend Growth of Moodys Corporation(MCO) - Highland Mirror (NYSE:MCO)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
News IconMoody's Corporation (MCO) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.09 EPS - Highland Mirror (NYSE:MCO)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's reports 4Q loss (NYSE:MCO)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMOODYS CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financi (NYSE:MCO)
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's (MCO) Beats on Q4 Earnings Estimates (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Moody's Swings to Loss on DOJ Settlement Charge (NYSE:MCO)
www.wsj.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's reviews refunding of Vermont Law School Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Series 2003B (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
moodys.com logoMARTIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCE CORPORATION, KY -- Moody's Assigns Aa3 Enhanced to Martin Co. School District's, KY Lease Revenue Bonds (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's (MCO) Q4 Earnings, Revenues Top Estimates (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 2:33 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's says Kate Spade's review of strategic alternatives has no immediate ratings impact (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
News IconMoody’s Corporation (MCO) announced today that it has acquired the structured finance data ... (NYSE:MCO)
www.ad-hoc-news.de - February 16 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's (MCO) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards? (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoToshiba Corporation -- Moody's: Toshiba's delay in reporting results and large impairment loss highlight poor internal controls (NYSE:MCO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMoody’s Analytics Wins Two InsuranceERM Awards (NYSE:MCO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMoody's Carlson Seeks U.S. Economic Policy Details (NYSE:MCO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBaron Emerging Markets Fund Comments on Global Logistic Properties (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's upgrades $1.5 Million of resecuritized RMBS issued by Lehman Manufactured Housing Asset-Backed Trust 1998-1 (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's affirms ratings of two classes of certificates issued by BCRR Trust 2009-1 (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
moodys.com logoSquareTwo Financial Corporation -- Moody's withdraws all ratings of SquareTwo Financial Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
moodys.com logoKate Spade & Company -- Moody's says Kate Spade's review of strategic alternatives has no immediate ratings impact (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 16 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's Corporation to Present at the Cantor Fitzgerald Internet & Technology Services Conference on February 23, 2017 in New York City (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 7:59 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's assigns provisional ratings to Westpac's first 2017 Auto ABS (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 14 at 7:59 PM
moodys.com logoAllergan Plc -- Moody's: Allergan's ZELTIQ acquisition credit negative on high pricetag (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 13 at 7:35 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's upgrades $61.7 Million of Alt-A RMBS issued in 2005 (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 13 at 7:35 PM
moodys.com logoGavilan Resources, LLC -- Moody's assigns Caa1 to Gavilan's proposed term loan facility, B3 CFR (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 13 at 7:35 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoKorea Land and Housing Corporation -- Moody's removes the rating on the Euro Medium-Term Notes issued by Korea Land and Housing Corporation (ISIN XS1436861089) (NYSE:MCO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 10:22 AM
moodys.com logoMcKesson Corporation -- Moody's Assigns Baa2 to McKesson's new Euro and GBP Notes (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 13 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChong Hing Bank Selects Moody’s Analytics Risk Management Solutions (NYSE:MCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 11:22 PM
moodys.com logoUnited Photovoltaics Group Limited -- Moody's: China's green certificates will lower tariffs for wind and solar power producers, but support development of renewable energy sector in the long term (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 12 at 11:22 PM
fool.com logoJPMorgan vs. Moody's Showdown (NYSE:MCO)
www.fool.com - February 12 at 2:06 PM
moodys.com logoSprint Communications, Inc. -- Moody's upgrades Sprint's Notes due 2022 to Ba2 (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 10 at 7:17 PM
moodys.com logoSan Francisco Public Utilities Comm., CA -- Moody's Reviews LOC-Backed Rating of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission CP Notes Wastewater Series A-1 (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 10 at 7:17 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's updates its Tobacco Industry rating methodology (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 10 at 7:17 PM
moodys.com logoGateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited -- Moody's Publishes Covenant Quality Assessment for Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited's Bond Offering (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 10 at 7:17 PM
moodys.com logoGS Caltex Corporation -- Moody's: GS Caltex's robust 2016 results are credit positive; rating unaffected (NYSE:MCO)
www.moodys.com - February 10 at 5:31 AM
cnbc.com logoFrench political turmoil clouds Moody's review (NYSE:MCO)
www.cnbc.com - February 10 at 12:43 AM
News IconEarnings Forecast Revision Scan: Moody's Corporation (MCO) (NYSE:MCO)
prensariotiretail.com - February 9 at 7:27 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMoody's assigns provisional ratings to STACR 2017-HQA1 (NYSE:MCO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:27 PM

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What is Moody's Corporation's stock symbol?

Moody's Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MCO."

How often does Moody's Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Moody's Corporation?

Moody's Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 15th. This is a positive change from Moody's Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37.

Where is Moody's Corporation's stock going? Where will Moody's Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Moody's Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $94.00 to $124.00. On average, they expect Moody's Corporation's stock price to reach $109.67 in the next twelve months.

When will Moody's Corporation announce their earnings?

Moody's Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 27th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Moody's Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Moody's Corporation stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Moody’s shares underperformed the Zacks categorized Miscellaneous Financial Services industry, over the past one year. However, we remain optimistic given its diverse operations and strategic acquisitions. Following strong third-quarter 2016 results, Moody's raised its earnings guidance for 2016 to $4.62–$4.72 per share from the previous outlook of $4.55–$4.65. However, Moody’s reached an $864-million settlement with the U.S. authorities to resolve claims tied with its credit ratings for Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities and Collateralized Debt Obligations assigned during the financial crisis period. Also, heightened political risk and market volatility remain other headwinds." (1/17/2017)

  • Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "2Q:16 beats as both businesses outperform. Total revenue was $928.9 mn, up 1.2% y/y, vs. the FactSet consensus of $906.1 mn. EPS of $1.30 grew 1.2% y/ y, and was above the consensus of $1.26. Adjusted operating margin of 47.5% was down y/y from 48.7%, but up from 1Q:16’s 40.9%." (7/22/2016)

Who owns Moody's Corporation stock?

Moody's Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.89%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.73%), Fiera Capital Corp (2.41%), FMR LLC (1.72%), Investec Asset Management LTD (0.99%) and DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main (0.85%). Company insiders that own Moody's Corporation stock include Blair Worrall, Darrell Duffie, John J Goggins, Joseph J Mccabe, Linda Huber, Lisa Westlake, Mark Almeida, Raymond W Mcdaniel and Robert Fauber.

Who sold Moody's Corporation stock? Who is selling Moody's Corporation stock?

Moody's Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Davis Selected Advisers, Marshall Wace LLP, Baillie Gifford & Co., Franklin Resources Inc., TCI Fund Management Ltd., Aviva PLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC and Capital Guardian Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Moody's Corporation stock in the last year include Blair Worrall, Darrell Duffie, John J Goggins, Linda Huber, Lisa Westlake, Mark Almeida, Raymond W Mcdaniel and Robert Fauber.

Who bought Moody's Corporation stock? Who is buying Moody's Corporation stock?

Moody's Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Fiera Capital Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. and AKO Capital LLP.

How do I buy Moody's Corporation stock?

Shares of Moody's Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Moody's Corporation stock cost?

One share of Moody's Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.90.

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Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff