MCO:NYE-Moody's Corporation

EQUITY | Brokers & Exchanges | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 177.97

Change

+1.28 (+0.72)%

Market Cap

USD 33.60B

Volume

0.82M

Average Target Price

USD 163.79 (-7.97%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-03-18 )

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ETFs Containing MCO

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CWS AdvisorShares Focused Equ.. 4.42 % 0.68 %

+0.08 (+0.25%)

USD 0.02B
QUAL iShares Edge MSCI USA Qua.. 2.15 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD 3.40B
VOT Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth 1.24 % 0.07 %

+0.86 (+0.61%)

USD 5.99B
IWP iShares Russell Midcap Gr.. 0.94 % 0.24 %

+0.70 (+0.52%)

USD 10.14B
VO Vanguard Mid-Cap 0.64 % 0.04 %

+0.87 (+0.54%)

USD 24.28B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Brokers & Exchanges)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 27.09% 91% A- 89% B+
Dividend Return 0.36% 22% F 14% F
Total Return 27.44% 91% A- 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 6.38% 74% C 80% B-
Dividend Return 1.09% 18% F 18% F
Total Return 7.47% 70% C- 75% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 117.17% 94% A 94% A
Dividend Return 9.10% 35% F 31% F
Total Return 126.27% 94% A 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 17.64% 89% B+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 19.03% 89% B+ 90% A-
Total Return 1.40% 22% F 29% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.24% 36% F 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return 94.06% 60% D- 83% B
Market Capitalization 19.34B 82% B- 94% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Brokers & Exchanges)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.02 22% F 23% F
Price/Book Ratio 85.15 2% F 1% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.90 16% F 17% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 24.93 22% F 21% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 402.15% 100% A+ 99% A+
Return on Invested Capital 36.27% 97% A+ 94% A
Return on Assets 14.66% 91% A- 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 1,855.50% 4% F 1% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.