MCO:NYE-Moody's Corporation

EQUITY | Brokers & Exchanges | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 157.86

Change

+2.46 (+1.58)%

Market Cap

USD 30.25B

Volume

0.97M

Average Target Price

USD 167.86 (6.34%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings, credit and economic related research, data and analytical tools, software solutions and related risk management services, quantitative credit risk measures, financial services training & certification services.

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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 12.72% 84% B 84% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 12.72% 84% B 84% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 0.29% 69% D+ 81% B-
Dividend Return 1.12% 15% F 19% F
Total Return 1.40% 63% D 74% C
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 108.40% 95% A 94% A
Dividend Return 9.56% 39% F 32% F
Total Return 117.95% 95% A 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 18.58% 90% A- 91% A-
Dividend Return 20.00% 90% A- 90% A-
Total Return 1.41% 30% F 29% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.92% 37% F 35% F
Risk Adjusted Return 100.38% 59% F 85% B
Market Capitalization 19.34B 82% B- 94% A

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 27.84 20% F 20% F
Price/Book Ratio 124.30 2% F 0% N/A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.18 13% F 21% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 21.65 26% F 25% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 842.56% 100% A+ 100% A+
Return on Invested Capital 38.46% 97% A+ 95% A
Return on Assets 12.47% 94% A 92% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 1,124.25% 4% F 2% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

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.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

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.