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$266.35
Now: $269.00
$270.92
50-Day Range
$271.88
MA: $285.24
$295.18
52-Week Range
$164.19
Now: $269.00
$305.95
Volume719,371 shs
Average Volume891,800 shs
Market Capitalization$50.49 billion
P/E Ratio29.46
Dividend Yield0.82%
Beta1.12

Competitors

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Vs. QQQ, HDB, AMT, RY, BLK, and WFC

Should you be buying MCO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "finance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Moody's, including Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), HDFC Bank (HDB), American Tower (AMT), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), BlackRock (BLK), and Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

Invesco QQQ Trust (NASDAQ:QQQ) and Moody's (NYSE:MCO) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Invesco QQQ Trust and Moody's' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Invesco QQQ TrustN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Moody's$4.83 billion10.46$1.42 billion$8.2932.45

Moody's has higher revenue and earnings than Invesco QQQ Trust.

Risk & Volatility

Invesco QQQ Trust has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Moody's has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Invesco QQQ Trust and Moody's, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Invesco QQQ Trust0000N/A
Moody's04702.64

Moody's has a consensus target price of $294.0909, indicating a potential upside of 9.33%. Given Moody's' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Moody's is more favorable than Invesco QQQ Trust.

Profitability

This table compares Invesco QQQ Trust and Moody's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Invesco QQQ TrustN/AN/AN/A
Moody's33.38%207.04%17.40%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

43.0% of Invesco QQQ Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of Moody's shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Moody's shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Invesco QQQ Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.63 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Moody's pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Moody's has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Moody's is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Moody's beats Invesco QQQ Trust on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) and HDFC Bank (NYSE:HDB) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Moody's and HDFC Bank's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Moody's$4.83 billion10.46$1.42 billion$8.2932.45
HDFC Bank$19.07 billion5.66$3.45 billion$1.9830.03

HDFC Bank has higher revenue and earnings than Moody's. HDFC Bank is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Moody's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Moody's has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HDFC Bank has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Moody's and HDFC Bank, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Moody's04702.64
HDFC Bank01102.50

Moody's presently has a consensus price target of $294.0909, indicating a potential upside of 9.33%. Given Moody's' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Moody's is more favorable than HDFC Bank.

Profitability

This table compares Moody's and HDFC Bank's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Moody's33.38%207.04%17.40%
HDFC Bank19.69%15.48%1.84%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

89.7% of Moody's shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.7% of HDFC Bank shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Moody's shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of HDFC Bank shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Moody's beats HDFC Bank on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) and American Tower (NYSE:AMT) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.7% of Moody's shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.6% of American Tower shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Moody's shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of American Tower shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Moody's and American Tower, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Moody's04702.64
American Tower031102.79

Moody's currently has a consensus price target of $294.0909, suggesting a potential upside of 9.33%. American Tower has a consensus price target of $273.25, suggesting a potential upside of 15.24%. Given American Tower's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe American Tower is more favorable than Moody's.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Moody's and American Tower's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Moody's$4.83 billion10.46$1.42 billion$8.2932.45
American Tower$7.58 billion13.88$1.89 billion$7.7330.68

American Tower has higher revenue and earnings than Moody's. American Tower is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Moody's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. American Tower pays an annual dividend of $4.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Moody's pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. American Tower pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Moody's has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Moody's and American Tower's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Moody's33.38%207.04%17.40%
American Tower24.70%39.62%4.68%

Volatility & Risk

Moody's has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Tower has a beta of 0.37, indicating that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

American Tower beats Moody's on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) and Moody's (NYSE:MCO) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

40.2% of Royal Bank of Canada shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of Moody's shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Moody's shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Royal Bank of Canada and Moody's, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Royal Bank of Canada04802.67
Moody's04702.64

Royal Bank of Canada currently has a consensus target price of $102.9482, suggesting a potential upside of 43.78%. Moody's has a consensus target price of $294.0909, suggesting a potential upside of 9.33%. Given Royal Bank of Canada's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Royal Bank of Canada is more favorable than Moody's.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Royal Bank of Canada and Moody's' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Royal Bank of Canada$50.86 billion2.00$9.68 billion$6.6910.70
Moody's$4.83 billion10.46$1.42 billion$8.2932.45

Royal Bank of Canada has higher revenue and earnings than Moody's. Royal Bank of Canada is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Moody's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Royal Bank of Canada pays an annual dividend of $3.19 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Royal Bank of Canada pays out 47.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Moody's pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Royal Bank of Canada has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Moody's has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Royal Bank of Canada and Moody's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Royal Bank of Canada17.78%14.86%0.75%
Moody's33.38%207.04%17.40%

Volatility & Risk

Royal Bank of Canada has a beta of 0.94, meaning that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Moody's has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Moody's beats Royal Bank of Canada on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) and Moody's (NYSE:MCO) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

BlackRock pays an annual dividend of $14.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. BlackRock pays out 51.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Moody's pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Moody's has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

BlackRock has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Moody's has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for BlackRock and Moody's, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BlackRock011002.91
Moody's04702.64

BlackRock currently has a consensus target price of $637.8182, suggesting a potential upside of 2.51%. Moody's has a consensus target price of $294.0909, suggesting a potential upside of 9.33%. Given Moody's' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Moody's is more favorable than BlackRock.

Profitability

This table compares BlackRock and Moody's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BlackRock29.83%15.00%3.14%
Moody's33.38%207.04%17.40%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

79.2% of BlackRock shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of Moody's shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of BlackRock shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Moody's shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares BlackRock and Moody's' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BlackRock$14.54 billion6.53$4.48 billion$28.4821.85
Moody's$4.83 billion10.46$1.42 billion$8.2932.45

BlackRock has higher revenue and earnings than Moody's. BlackRock is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Moody's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Moody's beats BlackRock on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.7% of Moody's shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.3% of Wells Fargo & Company shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Moody's shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Wells Fargo & Company shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Moody's pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Wells Fargo & Company pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Moody's pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Wells Fargo & Company pays out 9.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Moody's has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Wells Fargo & Company is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

Moody's has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wells Fargo & Company has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Moody's and Wells Fargo & Company's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Moody's33.38%207.04%17.40%
Wells Fargo & Company3.72%3.18%0.26%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Moody's and Wells Fargo & Company, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Moody's04702.64
Wells Fargo & Company315602.13

Moody's presently has a consensus target price of $294.0909, indicating a potential upside of 9.33%. Wells Fargo & Company has a consensus target price of $31.3750, indicating a potential upside of 38.22%. Given Wells Fargo & Company's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Wells Fargo & Company is more favorable than Moody's.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Moody's and Wells Fargo & Company's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Moody's$4.83 billion10.46$1.42 billion$8.2932.45
Wells Fargo & Company$103.92 billion0.90$19.55 billion$4.385.18

Wells Fargo & Company has higher revenue and earnings than Moody's. Wells Fargo & Company is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Moody's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Moody's beats Wells Fargo & Company on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Moody's Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Invesco QQQ Trust logo
QQQ
Invesco QQQ Trust
1.0$280.47-1.5%$136.39 billionN/A0.00
HDFC Bank logo
HDB
HDFC Bank
0.8$59.45-1.5%$107.93 billion$19.07 billion28.04
American Tower logo
AMT
American Tower
2.1$237.12-0.3%$105.44 billion$7.58 billion55.02Upcoming Earnings
Royal Bank of Canada logo
RY
Royal Bank of Canada
2.5$71.60-2.4%$101.93 billion$50.86 billion12.30
BlackRock logo
BLK
BlackRock
1.9$622.19-2.4%$97.18 billion$14.54 billion20.63
Wells Fargo & Company logo
WFC
Wells Fargo & Company
2.5$22.70-2.6%$93.53 billion$103.92 billion61.35Earnings Announcement
C
Citigroup
2.5$43.26-1.6%$91.50 billion$103.45 billion8.48Dividend Announcement
HSBC logo
HSBC
HSBC
1.7$20.73-0.7%$84.44 billion$56.10 billion-207.28
The Toronto-Dominion Bank logo
TD
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
2.5$45.28-1.7%$82.14 billion$44.50 billion11.73
American Express logo
AXP
American Express
1.8$96.88-4.2%$81.31 billion$43.56 billion24.04Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Morgan Stanley logo
MS
Morgan Stanley
2.1$50.32-3.1%$79.34 billion$53.82 billion8.49
Prologis logo
PLD
Prologis
1.9$100.47-2.8%$74.22 billion$3.33 billion44.65Earnings Announcement
Unusual Options Activity
Goldman Sachs Group logo
GS
Goldman Sachs Group
2.4$201.14-1.9%$69.21 billion$53.92 billion8.47Earnings Announcement
China Life Insurance logo
LFC
China Life Insurance
1.9$12.21-1.5%$69.02 billion$105.55 billion9.54Upcoming Earnings
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
1.8$770.48-0.9%$68.23 billion$5.56 billion133.53Upcoming Earnings
Cigna logo
CI
Cigna
2.4$181.88-1.4%$67.74 billion$153.57 billion12.95
Crown Castle International logo
CCI
Crown Castle International
1.6$159.92-0.9%$66.50 billion$5.77 billion99.95Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Upgrade
U.S. Bancorp logo
USB
U.S. Bancorp
2.3$39.96-1.8%$60.19 billion$27.33 billion13.23Earnings Announcement
CME Group logo
CME
CME Group
1.9$160.16-2.3%$58.76 billion$4.87 billion24.16Upcoming Earnings
Chubb logo
CB
Chubb
2.0$125.99-2.4%$58.24 billion$35.31 billion26.41
Truist Financial logo
TFC
Truist Financial
1.9$43.03-2.1%$57.99 billion$14.66 billion14.64
Marsh & McLennan Companies logo
MMC
Marsh & McLennan Companies
1.8$111.09-2.3%$56.27 billion$16.65 billion28.12Upcoming Earnings
The Progressive logo
PGR
The Progressive
1.6$93.84-0.8%$54.93 billion$39.02 billion10.90
Brookfield Asset Management logo
BAM
Brookfield Asset Management
2.1$32.61-4.0%$53.38 billion$67.83 billion69.38
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.3$162.36-0.4%$53.10 billion$2.18 billion-65.73
Intercontinental Exchange logo
ICE
Intercontinental Exchange
2.0$97.76-1.2%$53.07 billion$6.55 billion25.33Upcoming Earnings
The Bank of Nova Scotia logo
BNS
The Bank of Nova Scotia
2.6$42.93-1.4%$52.73 billion$35.10 billion10.27Heavy News Reporting
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group logo
MUFG
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
1.8$4.01-2.0%$51.49 billion$67.15 billion17.44
The Charles Schwab logo
SCHW
The Charles Schwab
1.7$39.15-3.1%$50.45 billion$10.72 billion18.13Dividend Announcement
Heavy News Reporting
AON logo
AON
AON
1.3$202.17-2.5%$48.02 billion$11.01 billion26.96Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
PNC Financial Services Group logo
PNC
PNC Financial Services Group
2.5$111.63-2.8%$47.39 billion$21.62 billion6.68
Westpac Banking logo
WBK
Westpac Banking
1.9$13.26-1.7%$45.71 billion$24.94 billion9.97Upcoming Earnings
UBS Group logo
UBS
UBS Group
1.3$12.39-0.4%$45.35 billion$28.31 billion8.21Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Itau Unibanco logo
ITUB
Itau Unibanco
2.0$4.52-0.7%$44.04 billion$46.91 billion9.04Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
Bank of Montreal logo
BMO
Bank of Montreal
2.5$63.36-1.0%$41.36 billion$29.16 billion12.18
Public Storage logo
PSA
Public Storage
2.0$236.23-0.2%$41.29 billion$2.85 billion33.75
DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH logo
DLR
DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH
1.7$152.67-0.0%$41.07 billion$3.21 billion53.76Upcoming Earnings
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group logo
SMFG
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
1.8$5.66-1.4%$38.86 billion$48.89 billion7.26Unusual Options Activity
Heavy News Reporting
ICICI Bank logo
IBN
ICICI Bank
0.8$11.08-3.5%$38.20 billion$12.60 billion29.95Stock Split
Blackstone Group logo
BX
Blackstone Group
2.0$52.84-3.4%$36.67 billion$7.34 billion48.48Upcoming Earnings
MetLife logo
MET
MetLife
2.2$39.38-4.0%$35.74 billion$69.62 billion5.11Dividend Announcement
Prudential logo
PUK
Prudential
1.6$27.47-2.1%$35.71 billion$93.74 billion7.83
Capital One Financial logo
COF
Capital One Financial
2.2$74.95-4.1%$35.61 billion$33.77 billion37.48Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Banco Bradesco logo
BBD
Banco Bradesco
1.9$4.04-1.0%$35.34 billion$32.38 billion8.98
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce logo
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
2.5$76.58-1.9%$34.82 billion$21.64 billion12.00
Banco Santander logo
SAN
Banco Santander
1.2$2.06-1.0%$34.22 billion$55.14 billion-3.81Upcoming Earnings
SBA Communications logo
SBAC
SBA Communications
1.5$303.33-0.4%$33.95 billion$2.01 billion-1,895.69Upcoming Earnings
The Bank of New York Mellon logo
BK
The Bank of New York Mellon
2.1$36.73-2.6%$33.37 billion$20.77 billion8.05
T. Rowe Price Group logo
TROW
T. Rowe Price Group
1.7$145.03-2.1%$32.92 billion$5.62 billion17.20Upcoming Earnings
Mizuho Financial Group logo
MFG
Mizuho Financial Group
1.6$2.49-1.6%$31.58 billion$36.68 billion8.59
This page was last updated on 10/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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