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NYSE:MCO

Moody's - MCO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$287.89
-1.97 (-0.68%)
(As of 12/9/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$287.45
$290.04
50-Day Range
$235.25
$310.37
52-Week Range
$230.16
$403.73
Volume
20,289 shs
Average Volume
771,473 shs
Market Capitalization
$52.74 billion
P/E Ratio
34.35
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Price Target
$294.73

Moody's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.3% Upside
$294.73 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.00% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.97
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.21mentions of Moody
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.32%
From $8.39 to $9.34 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.37 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

429th out of 862 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

5th out of 6 stocks

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About Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Stock

Moody's Corporation operates as an integrated risk assessment firm worldwide. It operates in 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, programs and facilities, and entities that issue such obligations, such as various corporate, financial institution, and governmental obligations, as well as and structured finance securities. This segment provides ratings in approximately 140 countries. Its ratings are disseminated through press releases to the public through electronic media, including the internet and real-time information systems used by securities traders and investors. This segment has rated approximately 5,000 non-financial corporates; 3,600 financial institutions; 16,000 public finance issuers; 145 sovereigns; 47 supranational institutions; 459 sub-sovereigns; and 1,000 infrastructure and project finance issuers, as well as 9,100 structured finance deals. The Moody's Analytics segment develops a range of products and services that support the 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, commercial real estate data and analytical tools, and on-line and classroom-based training services, as well as credentialing and certification services. It also offers offshore analytical and research services with learning solutions and certification programs; and software solutions, as well as related risk management services. 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.

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MCO Stock News Headlines

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Price Target Raised to $275.00
Moody’s: Q3 Earnings Snapshot
Moody`s Corp. Q3 Profit Decreases, misses estimates
Moody's Slashes FY22 Outlook - Update
Recap: Moody's Q3 Earnings
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MCO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/25/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/31 Dividend
10/26/2022
Dividend Payable
10/31/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/14 Dividend
11/22/2022
Today
12/09/2022
Dividend Payable
12/14/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/09/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-Industry
Specialized Finance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
61536910
Employees
13,460
Year Founded
1909

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$294.73
High Stock Price Forecast
$352.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$235.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+2.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.21 billion
Pretax Margin
34.09%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.22 billion
Cash Flow
$13.67 per share
Book Value
$15.69 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
182,504,000
Market Cap
$52.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.24

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert Scott Fauber (Age 52)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.12M
  • Mr. Mark Bradley Kaye (Age 41)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.58M
  • Mr. John J. GogginsMr. John J. Goggins (Age 61)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Michael L. WestMr. Michael L. West (Age 53)
    Pres of Moody's Investors Service Inc.
    Comp: $1.5M
  • Mr. Stephen T. TulenkoMr. Stephen T. Tulenko (Age 54)
    Pres of Moody's Analytics
    Comp: $1.32M
  • Ms. Caroline Dolores Sullivan (Age 53)
    Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller
  • Ms. Tameka Brown Alsop
    Chief Admin. Officer
  • Ms. Shivani Kak
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Helene Gurian
    Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Michael Adler
    Sr. VP of Corp. Communications













MCO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Moody's stock right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Moody's in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MCO shares.
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What is Moody's' stock price forecast for 2023?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Moody's' shares. Their MCO share price forecasts range from $235.00 to $352.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $294.73 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have MCO shares performed in 2022?

Moody's' stock was trading at $390.58 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, MCO shares have decreased by 25.8% and is now trading at $289.86.
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Are investors shorting Moody's?

Moody's saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,410,000 shares, an increase of 11.4% from the October 15th total of 3,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 731,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.7 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Moody's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 9th 2023.
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How were Moody's' earnings last quarter?

Moody's Co. (NYSE:MCO) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 25th. The business services provider reported $1.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.16 by $0.31. The business services provider had revenue of $1.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.36 billion. Moody's had a net margin of 27.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 66.15%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.69 EPS.
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How often does Moody's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Moody's?

Moody's announced a Variable dividend on Tuesday, October 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Monday, October 31st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 26th.
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Is Moody's a good dividend stock?

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 33.41%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MCO will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.08% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Moody's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Moody's issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.20-$8.50 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $9.24. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

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

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), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.48%), BlackRock Inc. (6.84%), State Street Corp (3.74%), Fiera Capital Corp (3.06%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.55%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.72%). Insiders that own company stock include Caroline Sullivan, John J Goggins, Mark Kaye, Melanie Hughes, Michael L West, Raymond W Mcdaniel, Robert Fauber, Stephen T Tulenko and Stephen T Tulenko.
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Shares of MCO stock 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.
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What is Moody's' stock price today?

One share of MCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $289.86.

How much money does Moody's make?

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) has a market capitalization of $53.10 billion and generates $6.22 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $2.21 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Moody's have?

The company employs 13,460 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. 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How can I contact Moody's?

Moody's' mailing address is 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER AT 250 GREENWICH STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10007. The official website for the company is www.moodys.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (212) 553-0300, via email at ir@moodys.com, or via fax at 212-553-4919.

This page (NYSE:MCO) was last updated on 12/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff