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NYSE:MCO

Moody's - MCO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$319.34
+5.14 (+1.64%)
(As of 01/31/2023 10:42 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$316.54
$322.92
50-Day Range
$273.02
$320.47
52-Week Range
$230.16
$354.81
Volume
265,673 shs
Average Volume
940,614 shs
Market Capitalization
$58.50 billion
P/E Ratio
38.11
Dividend Yield
0.88%
Price Target
$296.47

Moody's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.8% Downside
$296.47 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.97
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.02mentions of Moody
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.80%
From $8.39 to $9.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.46 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

332nd out of 897 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks


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About Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Stock

Moody's Corp. engages in the provision of credit ratings, research, tools and analysis to the global capital markets. It operates through the following segments: Moody's Investors Service (MIS) and Moody's Analytics (MA). The MIS segment is a credit rating agency, which publishes credit ratings on debt obligations and the entities, including various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities and commercial paper programs. The MA segment develops products and services, which support financial analysis and risk management activities of institutional participants in global financial markets. The company was founded by John Moody in 1900 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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MCO Stock News Headlines

December retail sales fall 1.1% as inflation takes a toll
Americans cut back on spending in December, the second consecutive month they’ve done so, underscoring how inflation and the rising cost of using credit cards slowed consumer activity over the crucial holiday shopping season
Is This The End of Capitalism?
EXPOSED: The establishment plot to disenfranchise and impoverish millions of Americans…
Moody`s Corp. Q4 Profit Decreases, but beats estimates
Moody’s: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
Moody's (MCO) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
Elon Musk Claims Solar Will Soon Power the World
The world's wealthiest person -- Elon Musk -- is a visionary investor. And he fully expects solar power to be our #1 energy source within a few decades. Utility-scale solar is already becoming the cheapest option for electricity generation globally. So with the push toward clean, renewable energy, it's no wonder solar is also becoming one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. stock market.
Moody’s Named One of America’s Most JUST Companies
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MCO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/14 Dividend
11/22/2022
Dividend Payable
12/14/2022
Today
1/31/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
1/31/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$296.47
High Stock Price Forecast
$352.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$235.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-7.2%
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
$13.79 per share
Book Value
$15.69 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
182,504,000
Market Cap
$58.50 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.24

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Key Executives

  • Robert Scott Fauber
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Mark KayeMark Kaye
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Mona Breed
    Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Helene Gurian
    Chief Compliance Officer
  • John J. GogginsJohn J. Goggins
    Executive Vice President & General Counsel













MCO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Moody's in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 12 month target prices for Moody's' shares. Their MCO share price forecasts range from $235.00 to $352.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $296.47 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%.
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How have MCO shares performed in 2023?

Moody's' stock was trading at $278.62 at the start of the year. Since then, MCO shares have increased by 12.8% and is now trading at $314.20.
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When is Moody's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 31st 2023.
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How can I listen to Moody's' earnings call?

Moody's will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 31st at 12:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 647-362-9199 with passcode "9302427".

How were Moody's' earnings last quarter?

Moody's Co. (NYSE:MCO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The business services provider reported $2.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.52 by $0.17. The business services provider earned $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.45 billion. Moody's had a net margin of 27.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 66.15%. The firm's revenue was up 12.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $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 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 0.88%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 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 29.85% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.43%), Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd (1.02%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.25%), Sarasin & Partners LLP (0.20%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.17%). 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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How do I buy shares of Moody's?

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 $314.20.

How much money does Moody's make?

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) has a market capitalization of $57.56 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. (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. 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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 1/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff