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NYSE:MCO

Moody's Stock Competitors

$371.86
-7.10 (-1.87 %)
(As of 10/20/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$370.87
$380.30
50-Day Range
$349.73
$385.69
52-Week Range
$253.17
$388.81
Volume19,601 shs
Average Volume663,117 shs
Market Capitalization$69.24 billion
P/E Ratio33.50
Dividend Yield0.66%
Beta1.15

Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Vs. WFC, SE, QQQ, MS, RY, SCHW, C, HDB, AXP, and BLK

Should you be buying Moody's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Moody's include Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), SEA (SE), Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), Morgan Stanley (MS), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), The Charles Schwab (SCHW), Citigroup (C), HDFC Bank (HDB), American Express (AXP), and BlackRock (BLK). These companies are all part of the "specialized finance" industry.These companies are all part of the "consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies," industry.These companies are all part of the "consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies," industry.These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Moody's vs.

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

Moody's has a net margin of 36.11% compared to SEA's net margin of -26.46%. Moody's' return on equity of 111.33% beat SEA's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Moody's 36.11% 111.33% 18.25%
SEA -26.46% -64.29% -18.11%

Moody's currently has a consensus target price of $387.60, suggesting a potential upside of 3.76%. SEA has a consensus target price of $313.36, suggesting a potential downside of 12.89%. Given Moody's' higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Moody's is more favorable than SEA.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Moody's
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64
SEA
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

90.9% of Moody's shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Moody's shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of SEA shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Moody's had 33 more articles in the media than SEA. MarketBeat recorded 39 mentions for Moody's and 6 mentions for SEA. SEA's average media sentiment score of 0.20 beat Moody's' score of 0.03 indicating that SEA is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Moody's
3 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
19 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
6 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
SEA
0 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Moody's$5.37 billion12.89$1.78 billion$10.1536.64
SEA$4.38 billion44.43-$1.62 billion-$3.39-106.29

Moody's has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SEA has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Moody's received 37 more outperform votes than SEA when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 67.42% of users gave SEA an outperform vote while only 64.02% of users gave Moody's an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Moody'sOutperform Votes
484
64.02%
Underperform Votes
272
35.98%
SEAOutperform Votes
447
67.42%
Underperform Votes
216
32.58%

Summary

Moody's beats SEA on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MCO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Moody's (NYSE:MCO) vs. Its Competitors

TypeMoody'sConsumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies, IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Dividend Yield0.66%0.57%4.50%2.77%
P/E Ratio33.5029.6414.8327.78
Net Margins36.11%15.12%25.24%-85.58%

Moody's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WFC
Wells Fargo & Company
2.3793 of 5 stars
$50.15
-0.4%
$48.70
-2.9%
N/A$205.94B$80.30B14.37268,531Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
SE
SEA
1.6981 of 5 stars
$360.34
-1.8%
$313.36
-13.0%
N/A$194.41B$4.38B-100.652,020Analyst Upgrade
QQQ
Invesco QQQ Trust
1.0333 of 5 stars
$374.57
-0.2%
N/AN/A$192.38BN/A0.00N/A
MS
Morgan Stanley
2.5555 of 5 stars
$100.69
-1.1%
$99.32
-1.4%
N/A$183.72B$52.05B13.412,020Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
RY
Royal Bank of Canada
2.5915 of 5 stars
$107.26
-0.8%
$135.89
-26.7%
N/A$152.84B$45.54B12.8183,842
SCHW
The Charles Schwab
2.4411 of 5 stars
$81.64
-0.1%
$81.73
-0.1%
N/A$147.53B$11.69B34.452,020Earnings Report
Insider Selling
C
Citigroup
2.9289 of 5 stars
$71.75
-0.0%
$81.84
-14.1%
N/A$145.42B$88.84B7.21210,153Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
HDB
HDFC Bank
1.6414 of 5 stars
$77.69
-0.9%
N/AN/A$142.76B$21.00B32.372,021Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
AXP
American Express
2.618 of 5 stars
$179.60
-1.3%
$172.41
-4.0%
N/A$142.68B$36.09B20.8863,700Upcoming Earnings
BLK
BlackRock
3.0742 of 5 stars
$903.32
-0.2%
$967.33
-7.1%
N/A$137.48B$16.21B25.3916,500Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
GS
The Goldman Sachs Group
2.3624 of 5 stars
$407.21
-1.2%
$419.11
-2.9%
N/A$137.27B$53.50B7.3540,500Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
TD
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
2.7465 of 5 stars
$72.29
-0.8%
$88.47
-22.4%
N/A$131.76B$39.92B10.8989,598Short Interest ↓
AMT
American Tower
3.2567 of 5 stars
$275.62
-1.0%
$303.77
-10.2%
N/A$125.45B$8.04B55.575,618Analyst Revision
News Coverage
HSBC
HSBC
1.7015 of 5 stars
$29.91
-0.2%
N/AN/A$122.19B$50.43B13.00226,000Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
PLD
Prologis
2.9031 of 5 stars
$143.48
-3.0%
$140.93
-1.8%
N/A$106.07B$4.44B68.981,945Earnings Report
Analyst Report
BAM
Brookfield Asset Management
2.3081 of 5 stars
$59.72
-1.8%
$60.30
-1.0%
N/A$97.95B$62.75B33.93150,000
USB
U.S. Bancorp
2.3565 of 5 stars
$62.52
-1.9%
$64.88
-3.8%
N/A$92.69B$25.24B13.392,020Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
PNC
The PNC Financial Services Group
2.3462 of 5 stars
$212.76
-2.8%
$198.42
-6.7%
N/A$90.39B$18.26B16.1450,403Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BX
The Blackstone Group
2.5167 of 5 stars
$128.59
-1.4%
$95.33
-25.9%
N/A$88.21B$6.10B19.843,165Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
TFC
Truist Financial
1.9898 of 5 stars
$63.89
-2.1%
$62.50
-2.2%
N/A$85.92B$24.43B16.6853,638Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MMC
Marsh & McLennan Companies
2.9205 of 5 stars
$165.96
-0.8%
$145.78
-12.2%
N/A$84.08B$17.22B34.1576,000Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
CB
Chubb
3.1896 of 5 stars
$185.64
-1.9%
$181.44
-2.3%
N/A$81.45B$37.49B10.262,020Upcoming Earnings
BNS
The Bank of Nova Scotia
3.1981 of 5 stars
$66.40
-1.5%
$87.77
-32.2%
N/A$80.69B$32.52B11.812,018Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
COF
Capital One Financial
2.8963 of 5 stars
$174.00
-2.4%
$169.16
-2.8%
N/A$77.62B$31.64B6.9451,985Upcoming Earnings
CME
CME Group
2.5055 of 5 stars
$214.12
-1.6%
$209.82
-2.0%
N/A$76.90B$4.88B40.024,370Upcoming Earnings
CCI
Crown Castle International
2.8681 of 5 stars
$175.23
-1.3%
$199.20
-13.7%
N/A$75.73B$5.84B67.404,900Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MUFG
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
1.7548 of 5 stars
$5.86
-1.0%
N/AN/A$75.27B$56.84B8.37132,700Positive News
ICE
Intercontinental Exchange
2.7083 of 5 stars
$130.32
-0.5%
$131.89
-1.2%
N/A$73.39B$8.24B26.062,018Analyst Report
CI
Cigna
3.582 of 5 stars
$214.66
-3.7%
$266.65
-24.2%
N/A$73.01B$160.40B9.4273,700Short Interest ↓
EQIX
Equinix
3.2722 of 5 stars
$794.27
-1.8%
$878.47
-10.6%
N/A$71.29B$6.00B208.4710,013Short Interest ↑
WBK
Westpac Banking
1.7015 of 5 stars
$19.33
-0.8%
N/AN/A$70.91B$20.72B44.9536,849
BMO
Bank of Montreal
2.8098 of 5 stars
$109.30
-1.5%
$140.80
-28.8%
N/A$70.82B$25.68B12.9743,360
AON
AON
2.4798 of 5 stars
$313.49
-1.3%
$273.89
-12.6%
N/A$70.77B$11.07B34.4150,000Short Interest ↓
IBN
ICICI Bank
1.5615 of 5 stars
$19.96
-0.7%
N/AN/A$69.20B$13.42B28.112,021Stock Split
SAN
Banco Santander
1.6774 of 5 stars
$3.95
-0.8%
$3.43
-13.1%
N/A$68.50B$50.58B11.49191,189Upcoming Earnings
COIN
Coinbase Global
1.7914 of 5 stars
$314.40
-2.8%
$346.35
-10.2%
N/A$66.32B$1.28B0.001,249Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
UBS
UBS Group
1.8257 of 5 stars
$17.44
-0.9%
$16.63
-4.6%
N/A$60.69B$36.03B8.4768,601Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
ING
ING Groep
2.3215 of 5 stars
$15.30
-0.8%
$13.01
-15.0%
N/A$59.68B$20.15B12.5455,901
MET
MetLife
2.6098 of 5 stars
$66.62
-1.4%
$64.73
-2.8%
N/A$57.09B$67.84B13.3546,500
PSA
Public Storage
2.3682 of 5 stars
$322.59
-0.5%
$313.18
-2.9%
N/A$56.53B$2.92B44.435,400Analyst Upgrade
PGR
The Progressive
2.4238 of 5 stars
$94.49
-2.0%
$95.50
-1.1%
N/A$55.29B$42.66B10.1743,326Earnings Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
2.9598 of 5 stars
$120.67
-0.9%
$161.13
-33.5%
N/A$54.34B$18.76B11.7243,853Short Interest ↑
PUK
Prudential
1.8648 of 5 stars
$40.55
-1.0%
N/AN/A$52.91B$55.97B11.5517,256Analyst Upgrade
BK
The Bank of New York Mellon
2.4857 of 5 stars
$59.31
-2.8%
$54.33
-8.4%
N/A$51.19B$16.94B15.332,018Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
LFC
China Life Insurance
2.3148 of 5 stars
$9.05
-0.1%
N/AN/A$51.16B$111.37B5.55104,160
AIG
American International Group
2.8011 of 5 stars
$59.60
-1.6%
$52.73
-11.5%
N/A$50.97B$43.74B12.492,020Short Interest ↓
Positive News
BCS
Barclays
2.0581 of 5 stars
$11.24
-0.3%
N/AN/A$47.77B$27.95B7.4989,141Upcoming Earnings
SPG
Simon Property Group
2.9057 of 5 stars
$144.75
-1.3%
$137.65
-4.9%
N/A$47.57B$4.61B31.602,018Analyst Revision
LYG
Lloyds Banking Group
1.8081 of 5 stars
$2.68
-1.1%
N/AN/A$47.56B$43.50B22.3361,576Gap Down
SMFG
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
2.0731 of 5 stars
$6.88
-0.7%
N/AN/A$47.28B$36.81B8.0086,800
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