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NYSE:MCO

Moody's - MCO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$311.99
-5.90 (-1.86%)
(As of 02/8/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$311.11
$317.27
50-Day Range
$273.02
$329.49
52-Week Range
$230.16
$354.81
Volume
549,775 shs
Average Volume
1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization
$57.16 billion
P/E Ratio
41.93
Dividend Yield
0.89%
Price Target
$307.67

Moody's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.43 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.4% Downside
$307.67 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 30 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
18.67%
From $9.32 to $11.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.58 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

220th out of 857 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

2nd 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
My No. 1 dividend stock for a LIFETIME of income.
Few people realize this… But dividends account for up to 90% of the stock market's returns over the past century!  I think it's a crying shame folks don't know how powerful dividends are.
Oppenheimer Comments on Moody's Co.'s Q1 2023 Earnings (NYSE:MCO)
Barclays Raises Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Price Target to $300.00
My No. 1 dividend stock for a LIFETIME of income.
Few people realize this… But dividends account for up to 90% of the stock market's returns over the past century!  I think it's a crying shame folks don't know how powerful dividends are.
Oppenheimer Increases Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Price Target to $342.00
Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Stock Rating Lowered by Raymond James
Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Price Target Raised to $350.00
Modi Aims to Please All With $550 Billion India Budget
Moody's (MCO) Surpasses Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
Moody`s Corp. Q4 Profit Decreases, but beats estimates
Moody’s: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
Moody's (MCO) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
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MCO Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/14 Dividend
11/22/2022
Dividend Payable
12/14/2022
Last Earnings
1/31/2023
Today
2/08/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/17 Dividend
2/23/2023
Dividend Payable
3/17/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2023
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
$307.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$352.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$235.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.43
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.37 billion
Pretax Margin
32.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.47 billion
Cash Flow
$10.36 per share
Book Value
$14.68 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
182,504,000
Market Cap
$57.16 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.26

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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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Moody's in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MCO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MCO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Moody's' stock price forecast for 2023?

14 equities research 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 anticipate the company's share price to reach $307.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.4%.
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How have MCO shares performed in 2023?

Moody's' stock was trading at $278.62 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, MCO stock has increased by 12.0% and is now trading at $311.99.
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When is Moody's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 1st 2023.
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How were Moody's' earnings last quarter?

Moody's Co. (NYSE:MCO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 31st. The business services provider reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.18. The business services provider had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.27 billion. Moody's had a net margin of 25.13% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 62.08%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.33 EPS.
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How often does Moody's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Moody's?

Moody's declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Friday, March 17th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.70.
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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 0.89%. 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 37.63%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MCO will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.32% 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 updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $9.00-$9.50 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.28. 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fiera Capital Corp (2.89%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.43%), Ninety One UK Ltd (1.89%), Flossbach Von Storch AG (1.17%), Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd (1.02%) and Veritas Asset Management LLP (0.76%). 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 $311.99.

How much money does Moody's make?

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) has a market capitalization of $57.16 billion and generates $5.47 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.37 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.44 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 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff