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: $108.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $108.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $101.62
  • 52-Week Range: $77.76 - $110.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.14
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.03
  • P/E Growth: 2.45
  • Market Cap: $20.78B
  • Outstanding Shares: 192,254,000
  • Beta: 1.35
  • Net Margins: 25.81%
  • Return on Equity: -273.01%
  • Return on Assets: 17.62%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -9.26%
  • Current Ratio: 2.64%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.64%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $107.56 (0.49% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/30/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$104.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetHold$105.00View Rating Details
9/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$120.00 -> $125.00View 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
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 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/21/2016Q316$1.18$1.34$895.14 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)


Earnings Estimates for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.14 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:1.37%
Dividend Growth:28.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:33.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.24% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.79% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.48%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.89%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO)
DateHeadline logoMoody's anticipates DOJ complaint over pre-crisis ratings (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 11:40 AM logoMoody's beats Street 3Q forecasts (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 9:30 AM logoQ3 2016 Moody's Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 9:30 AM logoMoody's Corporation Reports Results for Third Quarter 2016 (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 9:30 AM logoMoody's says DoJ preparing complaint alleging violations (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 9:30 AM logoMOODYS CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financi (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 9:30 AM logoMoody's says DoJ preparing complaint alleging rating violations (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 9:30 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's Corp reports third quarter results (NYSE:MCO) - October 21 at 7:57 AM logoBanks to offset loan risks from Brazil state woes -Moody's (NYSE:MCO) - October 20 at 12:46 PM logoMMI International Ltd. -- Moody's assigns B2 corporate family rating to Precision Private Capital Ltd. (NYSE:MCO) - October 20 at 11:47 AM logoZacks: Moody’s Will Surpass Expectations (MCO) (NYSE:MCO) - October 19 at 6:25 PM logoMoody's Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:MCO) - October 19 at 11:02 AM logoWhy Moody's (MCO) Might Surprise This Earnings Season (NYSE:MCO) - October 19 at 11:02 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's assigns AA2 to Colorado Regional Transportation District's $197 mln sales tax revenue bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 6:53 PM logoMoody’s Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 5:58 PM logoMoody's (MCO) Q3 Earnings: Will it Surpass Expectations? (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 11:17 AM logoMoody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $1.33 (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 11:17 AM
News IconUpdate on Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for the day (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 11:17 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's - Philippines' Baa2 rating reflects sound economic and fiscal fundamentals (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 1:42 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's says Japanese banks only marginally affected by negative interest rate policy (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 12:13 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's - Reduced project pipeline and rising indebtedness in the Saudi construction sector pose risks for banks (NYSE:MCO) - October 18 at 12:13 AM logoAUGUSTA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, KY -- Moody's Assigns Aa3 Enhanced to Augusta Ind. School District's, KY Lease Revenue Bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 17 at 5:59 PM logoLEWIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCE CORPORATION, KY -- Moody's Assigns Aa3 Enhanced to Lewis Co. School District's, KY Lease Revenue Bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 17 at 5:59 PM logoFiltration Group Corporation -- Moody's confirms Filtration Group's B2 Corporate Family Rating, changes outlook to negative (NYSE:MCO) - October 17 at 5:59 PM logoIllinois' plan for variable-rate bonds a positive move -Moody's (NYSE:MCO) - October 17 at 11:52 AM logoMitsubishi Electric Corporation -- Moody's affirms Mitsubishi Electric's A1 rating; outlook stable (NYSE:MCO) - October 17 at 11:06 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) (NYSE:MCO) - October 16 at 5:52 PM
News IconHigh Market Cap Stock of the Day – Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) (NYSE:MCO) - October 15 at 10:48 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's downgrades Dallas to aa3 (NYSE:MCO) - October 14 at 9:06 PM logoMoody’s Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MCO-US : October 14, 2016 (NYSE:MCO) - October 14 at 9:22 AM logoMoody's assigns Definitive ratings to Toyota Auto Receivables 2016-D Owner Trust Notes (NYSE:MCO) - October 13 at 9:38 AM logoTIPPECANOE (COUNTY OF) IN -- Moody's Confirms Aa2 on Tippecanoe County, IN's Lease Revenue Bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 13 at 9:38 AM logoBlackhawk Network (HAWK) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 6.8% (NYSE:MCO) - October 13 at 9:38 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's says low interest rate scenario is credit negative for UK water and energy network cos (NYSE:MCO) - October 12 at 2:55 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's says Australia's economy displays resilience to commodity price declines (NYSE:MCO) - October 11 at 11:30 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's assigns AAA to Georgia's $881 million 2016 E&F GO bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 11 at 7:07 PM logoMoody's Upgrades to Aa2 The City of Allen, TX EDC's SUT Rev Bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 11 at 6:20 PM
News IconLarge Cap Business Services: Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) (NYSE:MCO) - October 11 at 6:20 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's assigns AA2 to Oklahoma Lease Appropriation Bonds outlook negative (NYSE:MCO) - October 11 at 4:24 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's upgrades the city of county of San Francisco, CA's lease revenue bond/cops to Aa2 (NYSE:MCO) - October 10 at 9:10 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's upgrades city of Los Angeles to AA3 (NYSE:MCO) - October 10 at 9:10 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's says Mylan's Epipen settlement is credit negative (NYSE:MCO) - October 10 at 3:49 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's says New Jersey's tax plan has negative implications for state's general fund (NYSE:MCO) - October 10 at 9:51 AM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) from Business Services (NYSE:MCO) - October 8 at 10:33 AM logoPHH Corporation -- Moody's downgrades PHH's ratings; outlook stable (NYSE:MCO) - October 8 at 10:33 AM logoRHODE ISLAND HEALTH & EDUCATIONAL BUILDING CORPORATION -- Moody's Downgrades RHIEBC's Providence (PPBA) Bonds to Baa2; Affirms Baa1 on GOs; Outlook is Negative (NYSE:MCO) - October 8 at 10:33 AM logoBRIEF-Moody's assigns AA1 to San Francisco, CA's GO bonds (NYSE:MCO) - October 7 at 8:45 PM logoBRIEF-Moody's downgrades Hartford; outlook remains negative (NYSE:MCO) - October 7 at 6:43 PM logoAvalonBay's (AVB) Rating Upgraded by Moody's, Outlook Stable (NYSE:MCO) - October 7 at 5:51 PM logoMoody’s Corp. : MCO-US: Dividend Analysis : August 22nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 7, 2016 (NYSE:MCO) - October 7 at 5:51 PM


Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

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