Moody's Corporation (MCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Moody's Corporation (MCO)

Today's Latest Price: $262.54 USD

6.13 (-2.28%)

Updated Jan 27 3:13pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 261 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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MCO Stock Summary

  • MCO has a higher market value than 95.51% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $50,456,226,000.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 11.93 for Moodys Corp; that's greater than it is for 95.09% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Moodys Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 1.44% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Moodys Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be EMR, AON, RELX, COF, and ITUB.
  • Visit MCO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $262.54 52-week high $305.95
Prev. close $268.67 52-week low $164.19
Day low $261.39 Volume 682,347
Day high $269.33 Avg. volume 854,244
50-day MA $276.81 Dividend yield 0.83%
200-day MA $275.32 Market Cap 49.31B

Moody's Corporation (MCO) Company Bio

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The company was founded in 1900 and is based in New York, New York.

MCO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$262.54$132.41 -51%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Moodys Corp. To summarize, we found that Moodys Corp ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Moodys Corp, consider:

  • MCO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 29.38% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), Moodys Corp has a reliance on debt greater than only 23.39% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest MCO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Moodys Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MCO as an investment opportunity.

Moody’s Names Christine Elliott as Head of Global Communications and Branding

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has named Christine Elliott as Managing Director-Global Head of Communications and Branding. Ms. Elliott will be responsible for Moody’s corporate and internal communications, media outreach, digital and social media content, and branding to deliver a clear, consistent message to internal and external stakeholders.

Yahoo | January 21, 2021

Dates Set for Moody's Earnings Release and Investor Teleconference

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results before the start of NYSE trading on Friday, February 12, 2021. A copy of the release will be posted on Moody's Investor Relations website, Moody's Corporation invites you to participate in a teleconference on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results. Robert Fauber, President and Chief Executive O

Business Wire | January 14, 2021

If You Had Bought Moody's (NYSE:MCO) Stock Five Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 218% Gain Today

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Moody’s Analytics Wins Best Solution in Capital & Liquidity Modelling at Regulation Asia Awards

The award-winning Moody’s Analytics solution bridges the gap between liquidity metrics and regulatory reporting.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Moody’s Analytics Repeats as Data Provider of the Year in Regulation Asia Awards

For the second straight year, Moody’s Analytics has been named Data Provider of the Year at the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence.

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

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MCO Price Returns

1-mo -5.55%
3-mo 0.03%
6-mo -6.29%
1-year 1.74%
3-year 61.63%
5-year 211.86%
YTD -9.54%
2020 23.26%
2019 71.26%
2018 -4.10%
2017 58.53%
2016 -4.56%

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