S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
pixel
pixel
S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
pixel
pixel
S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
pixel
pixel
S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
pixel
pixel
Log in
NYSE:MCO

Moody's Stock Forecast, Price & News

$287.44
+9.43 (+3.39 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$278.06
Now: $287.44
$288.40
50-Day Range
$263.04
MA: $274.35
$282.47
52-Week Range
$164.19
Now: $287.44
$305.95
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume820,278 shs
Market Capitalization$53.78 billion
P/E Ratio29.91
Dividend Yield0.89%
Beta1.18
Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings and assessment services; and credit, capital markets, and economic research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. It operates through two segments, Moody's Investors Service and Moody's Analytics. The Moody's Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings and provides assessment services on various debt obligations and entities that issue such obligations, such as various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities, and commercial paper programs. This segment provides ratings in approximately 130 countries. Its ratings are disseminated through press releases to the public through print and electronic media, including the Internet and real-time information systems used by securities traders and investors. As of December 31, 2019, this segment had ratings relationships with approximately 4,900 non-financial corporate issuers; 4,100 financial institutions issuers; 17,200 public finance issuers; and 1,000 infrastructure and project finance issuers, as well as 9,500 structured finance transactions. The Moody's Analytics segment develops a range of products and services that support financial analysis and risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets; and offers subscription based research, data, and analytical products comprising credit ratings, credit research, quantitative credit scores and other analytical tools, economic research and forecasts, business intelligence and company information products, and commercial real estate data and analytical tools. It also offers software solutions, as well as related risk management services; and offshore analytical and research services with learning solutions and certification programs. The company was formerly known as Dun and Bradstreet Company and changed its name to Moody's Corporation in September 2000. Moody's Corporation was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Moody

Headlines

See More Headlines

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance
SectorFinance
CUSIP61536910
Phone212-553-0300
Employees11,397
Year Founded1909

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.83 billion
Cash Flow$9.93 per share
Book Value$4.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.42 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$53.78 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.65 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

507th out of 1,940 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

4th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$287.44
+9.43 (+3.39 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart

Receive MCO News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MCO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

speech bubbles
speech bubbles











Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Moody's a buy right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Moody's in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Moody's stock.
View analyst ratings for Moody's
or view top-rated stocks.

What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Moody's?

Wall Street analysts have given Moody's a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Moody's wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
View MarketBeat's top stock picks here.

When is Moody's' next earnings date?

Moody's is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 29th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Moody's
.

How were Moody's' earnings last quarter?

Moody's Co. (NYSE:MCO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 11th. The business services provider reported $1.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.06. The business services provider had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.22 billion. Moody's had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 170.55% and a net margin of 34.31%. Moody's's quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.00 EPS.
View Moody's' earnings history
.

How has Moody's' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Moody's' stock was trading at $211.26 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MCO shares have increased by 36.1% and is now trading at $287.44.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19
.

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

Moody's announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, March 18th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 24th. This is a positive change from Moody's's previous quarterly dividend of $0.56.
View Moody's' dividend history
.

Is Moody's a good dividend stock?

Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. Moody's does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Moody's is 29.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Moody's will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.15% next year. This indicates that Moody's will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Moody's' dividend history.

What guidance has Moody's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Moody's issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.30-10.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $10.28.

What price target have analysts set for MCO?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Moody's' stock. Their forecasts range from $215.00 to $368.00. On average, they expect Moody's' stock price to reach $300.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price.
View analysts' price targets for Moody's
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

Who are Moody's' key executives?

Moody's' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert Scott Fauber, Pres, CEO, COO & Director (Age 51, Pay $2.18M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mark Bradley Kaye, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 41, Pay $1.34M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John J. Goggins, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Stephen T. Tulenko, Pres of Moody's Analytics (Age 53, Pay $1.14M)
  • Mr. David A. Hogan, MD, Assistant Controller, Principal Accounting Officer & Interim Treasurer
  • Ms. Mona Breed, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Shivani Kak, Head of Investor Relations
  • Helene Gurian, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Michael Adler, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications
  • Lisa Stanton, Managing Director of Global Sales Lead ESG

What is Rob Fauber's approval rating as Moody's' CEO?

3 employees have rated Moody's CEO Rob Fauber on Glassdoor.com. Rob Fauber has an approval rating of 100% among Moody's' employees. This puts Rob Fauber in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Moody's' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Moody's own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Moody's investors own include Mastercard (MA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), The Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), The Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Adobe (ADBE) and Costco Wholesale (COST).

What is Moody's' stock symbol?

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

Who are Moody's' major shareholders?

Moody's' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.27%), Fiera Capital Corp (3.70%), Akre Capital Management LLC (3.00%), FMR LLC (2.90%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.89%) and Ninety One UK Ltd (1.35%). Company insiders that own Moody's stock include John J Goggins, Mark Almeida, Mark Kaye, Melanie Hughes, Raymond W Mcdaniel, Richard Cantor, Robert Fauber and Stephen T Tulenko.
View institutional ownership trends for Moody's
.

Which major investors are selling Moody's stock?

MCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Triple Frond Partners LLC, Winslow Capital Management LLC, Meritage Group LP, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., and Mackenzie Financial Corp. Company insiders that have sold Moody's company stock in the last year include John J Goggins, Mark Kaye, Raymond W Mcdaniel, and Stephen T Tulenko.
View insider buying and selling activity for Moody's
or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which major investors are buying Moody's stock?

MCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Flossbach Von Storch AG, Alliancebernstein L.P., Viking Global Investors LP, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Fiera Capital Corp, Windacre Partnership LLC, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC.
View insider buying and selling activity for Moody's
or or view top insider-buying stocks.

How do I buy shares of Moody's?

Shares of MCO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Moody's' stock price today?

One share of MCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $287.44.

How much money does Moody's make?

Moody's has a market capitalization of $53.78 billion and generates $4.83 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Moody's have?

Moody's employs 11,397 workers across the globe.

Does Moody's have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Moody's: Administracion de Calificadoras S.A. de C.V., BlackBox Logic, Bureau van Dijk EP DMCC, Bureau van Dijk Editions Electroniques S.A.S., Bureau van Dijk Editions Electroniques SRL, Bureau van Dijk Editions Electroniques Sàrl, Bureau van Dijk Edizioni Elettroniche S.p.a, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing AB, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing ApS, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing B.V., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Beijing Co. Ltd., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing GmbH, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Hong Kong Limited, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Inc., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing K.K., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing LLC, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Ltd., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Pte. Ltd., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Pty. Ltd., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing S.A. de C.V., Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing Unipessoal Lda., Bureau van Dijk Electroniq Publishing S.A. (Pty) Ltd, Bureau van Dijk Publicaciones Electronicas S.A., Bureau van Dijk Publicaçao Eletronica Ltda., DVBS Inc., Equilibrium (Chile) Holding SpA, Ethical Investment Research Services (EIRIS) Limited, Fermat International SA, Four Twenty Seven, Four Twenty Seven France SAS, Four Twenty Seven Inc., GGYAXIS Inc., Gilliland Gold Young Consulting Inc., ICRA Lanka Limited, ICRA Limited, ICRA Nepal Limited, ICRA Online Limited, KIS Pricing Inc., Korea Investors Service, Korea Investors Service Inc., Lewtan Technologies Inc., MIS Asset Holdings Inc., MIS Quality Management Corp., MIS Support Center Private Limited, MIS Support Services CR Sociedad de Responsabilidad Ltda., Midroog Ltd., Moody's (China) Limited, Moody's (Japan) K.K., Moody's (UK) Limited, Moody's America Latina Ltda., Moody's Analytics (DIFC) Limited, Moody's Analytics (India) Private Limited, Moody's Analytics (Malaysia) Sdn.Bhd., Moody's Analytics (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Moody's Analytics Australia Pty. Ltd., Moody's Analytics Canada Inc., Moody's Analytics Czech Republic s.r.o., Moody's Analytics Deutschland GmbH, Moody's Analytics Global Education (Canada) Inc., Moody's Analytics Holdings (UK) Limited, Moody's Analytics Hong Kong Ltd., Moody's Analytics International Licensing Gmbh, Moody's Analytics Ireland Limited, Moody's Analytics Japan K.K., Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services (Jersey) Limited, Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services Holdings (Mauritius) Limited, Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services Research (Mauritius) Limited, Moody's Analytics Korea Co. Ltd, Moody's Analytics SAS, Moody's Analytics Singapore Pte Ltd., Moody's Analytics Technical Services (Hong Kong) Ltd., Moody's Analytics Technical Services (UK) Limited, Moody's Analytics UK Limited, Moody's Analytics do Brazil Solucoes para Gerenciamento de Risco de Credito Ltda, Moody's Asia Pacific Limited, Moody's Asia-Pacific Group (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Moody's Canada Inc., Moody's Canada LP, Moody's China (B.V.I.) Limited, Moody's Company Holdings (BVI) I Limited, Moody's Company Hong Kong Limited, Moody's Credit Ratings (China) Limited, Moody's Deutschland GmbH, Moody's EMEA Financing (Cyprus) Limited, Moody's EMEA Holdings Limited, Moody's Eastern Europe LLC, Moody's Equilibrium I (BVI) Holding Corporation, Moody's Equilibrium II (BVI) Holding Corporation, Moody's Finance (BVI) Limited, Moody's Financing (BVI) Limited, Moody's Financing (Cyprus) Limited, Moody's France SAS, Moody's Group (BVI) Limited, Moody's Group (Holdings) Unlimited, Moody's Group Australia Pty Ltd, Moody's Group Cyprus Limited, Moody's Group Deutschland GmbH, Moody's Group Finance Limited, Moody's Group France SAS, Moody's Group Holdings (BVI) Limited, Moody's Group Japan G.K., Moody's Group NL B.V., Moody's Group UK Limited, Moody's Holdings (B.V.I.) Limited, Moody's Holdings Limited, Moody's Holdings NL B.V., Moody's Indonesia (B.V.I) Limited, Moody's Information Consulting (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., Moody's International (UK) Limited, Moody's International Holdings (Cyprus) Limited, Moody's Investment Company India Private Limited, Moody's Investors Service (BVI) Limited, Moody's Investors Service (Beijing) Ltd., Moody's Investors Service (Korea) Inc., Moody's Investors Service (Nordics) AB, Moody's Investors Service Cyprus Limited, Moody's Investors Service EMEA Limited, Moody's Investors Service Espana S.A., Moody's Investors Service Hong Kong Limited, Moody's Investors Service India Private Limited, Moody's Investors Service Limited, Moody's Investors Service Middle East Limited, Moody's Investors Service Pty Limited, Moody's Investors Service Singapore Pte. Ltd., Moody's Investors Service South Africa (Pty) Limited, Moody's Israel Holdings Inc., Moody's Italia S.r.l., Moody's Latin America Agente de Calificacion de Riesgo S.A., Moody's Latin America Holding Corp., Moody's Lithuania UAB, Moody's Local PA Calificadora de Riesgo S.A., Moody's Local PE Clasificadora de Riesgo S.A, Moody's Mauritius Holdings Limited, Moody's Risk Assessments Limited, Moody's SF Japan K.K., Moody's Shared Services India Private Limited, Moody's Shared Services UK Limited, Moody's Singapore Pte Ltd, Moody's South Africa (B.V.I.) Ltd., Moody's de Mexico S.A. de C.V. I.C.V, Moody’s Advisors Inc., Moody’s Analytics Inc., Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Solutions (US) Inc., Moody’s Analytics Solutions LLC, Moody’s Assurance Company Inc., Moody’s Assureco Inc., Moody’s Capital Markets Research Inc., Moody’s Group Holdings Inc., Moody’s Holdings LLC, Moody’s International LLC, Moody’s Investors Service Inc., Moody’s Overseas Holdings Inc., Moody’s Risk Assessments Holdings LLC, Moody’s Risk Assessments Inc., Moody’s Shared Services Inc., Nile 1 Limited, Nile 2 Limited, Nile 3 Limited, Nile 4 Limited, Nile 5 Limited, Omega Performance, Omega Performance Corp./S.C.C. Á Rendement Omega, Omega Performance Corporation, Omega Performance Corporation Pty. Limited, Omega Performance NZ Limited, Omega Performance Pte. Ltd., PT ICRA Indonesia, Pragati Development Consulting Services Limited, RBA International, Reis, Reis Inc., Reis Services LLC, Risk First (Holdings) Limited, Risk First (IP) Limited, Risk First Enterprise Limited, Risk First Group Limited, Risk First Inc., Risk First Limited, Risk First Management Services Limited, Skyval Holdings LLP, Skyval Limited, The Moody’s Foundation, Vigeo, Vigeo Belgium NV, Vigeo Eiris, Vigeo Eiris Canada Inc., Vigeo Eiris Chile SpA, Vigeo Eiris Hong Kong Limited, Vigeo Eiris USA LLC, Vigeo Group, Vigeo Italia S.r.l, Yellow Maple Holding B.V., Yellow Maple I B.V., Yellow Maple II B.V., and Zephus Ltd..

When was Moody's founded?

Moody's was founded in 1909.

What is Moody's' official website?

The official website for Moody's is www.moodys.com.

Where are Moody's' headquarters?

Moody's is headquartered at 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER AT 250 GREENWICH STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10007.

How can I contact Moody's?

Moody's' mailing address is 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER AT 250 GREENWICH STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10007. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 212-553-0300 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.