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Moody's (MCO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+6.51 (+2.30%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.51 million shs
Average Volume
1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization
$53.37 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Moody's

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Specialized Finance
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.22 billion
Cash Flow
$14.12 per share
Book Value
$13.99 per share


Net Income
$2.21 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$53.37 billion

Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Overall MarketRank

3.24 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

67th out of 1,351 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Moody's a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Moody's in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Moody's stock.
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When is Moody's' next earnings date?

Moody's is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 27th 2022.
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How were Moody's' earnings last quarter?

Moody's Co. (NYSE:MCO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 2nd. The business services provider reported $2.89 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.90 by $0.01. The business services provider earned $1.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.51 billion. Moody's had a net margin of 32.18% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 79.22%. Moody's's revenue was down 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $4.06 earnings per share.
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How often does Moody's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Moody's?

Moody's announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, June 10th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 19th.
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Is Moody's a good dividend stock?

Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%. Moody's has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Moody's is 26.52%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Moody's will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.67% next year. This indicates that Moody's 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.75-$11.25 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $11.91. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for MCO?

12 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Moody's' stock. Their forecasts range from $331.00 to $450.00. On average, they expect Moody's' stock price to reach $378.64 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Moody's' key executives?
Moody's' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert Scott Fauber, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $3.12M)
  • Mr. Mark Bradley Kaye, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41, Pay $1.58M)
  • Mr. John J. Goggins, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61, Pay $1.24M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael L. West, Pres of Moody's Investors Service Inc. (Age 53, Pay $1.5M)
  • Mr. Stephen T. Tulenko, Pres of Moody's Analytics (Age 54, Pay $1.32M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Caroline Dolores Sullivan, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 53)
  • Ms. Mona Breed, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Shivani Kak, Head of Investor Relations
  • Helene Gurian, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Michael Adler, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications
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.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.38%), BlackRock Inc. (6.71%), State Street Corp (4.01%), TCI Fund Management Ltd. (3.95%), Fiera Capital Corp (3.28%) and Akre Capital Management LLC (3.07%). Company insiders that own Moody's stock include 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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Which major investors are selling Moody's stock?

MCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Baillie Gifford & Co., Fiera Capital Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Sarasin & Partners LLP, Simplex Trading LLC, Invesco Ltd., and Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Moody's company stock in the last year include John J Goggins, Mark Kaye, Melanie Hughes, Michael L West, Raymond W Mcdaniel, and Robert Fauber.
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Which major investors are buying Moody's stock?

MCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flossbach Von Storch AG, TCI Fund Management Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Jensen Investment Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Troy Asset Management Ltd.
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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.
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What is Moody's' stock price today?

One share of MCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $289.27.

How much money does Moody's make?

Moody's has a market capitalization of $53.37 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 $10.559990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Moody's have?

Moody's 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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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.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 212-553-4919.

This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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