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


Moody's Corporation (MCO)

Today's Latest Price: $278.01 USD

0.38 (-0.14%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 134 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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MCO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $51,511,875,000, Moodys Corp has a greater market value than 96.53% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for MCO is 8.55 -- better than 95.8% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 20.12 for Moodys Corp; that's greater than it is for 98.52% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Moodys Corp are SHW, HUM, ITW, NOC, and DG.
  • MCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Moodys Corp's official web site, go to www.moodys.com.
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MCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $278.01 52-week high $287.25
Prev. close $278.39 52-week low $164.19
Day low $277.82 Volume 489,458
Day high $284.21 Avg. volume 1,076,943
50-day MA $262.84 Dividend yield 0.81%
200-day MA $238.82 Market Cap 52.13B

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:
$278.01$117.53-56%

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 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. 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 2%; for context, that number is higher than 36.09% 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 24.02% of them.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-57%
1%-57%
2%-56%
3%-56%
4%-55%
5%-55%

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as MCO, try ASPS, ARGO, MA, FDS, and NICK.


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Can Moody's (MCO) Keep the Earnings Surprise Streak Alive?

Moody's (MCO) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | July 3, 2020

What Hong Kong Losing Its ‘Special Status’ Would Mean

(Bloomberg) -- Under the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, the U.S. treats Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous part of China with its own legal and economic system, differently than the Chinese mainland in trade, commerce and other areas. President Donald Trump has begun stripping away that “special status” to punish China for moves to tighten its grip on the city after a year of pro-democracy street protests. At its most extreme, that could mean the global financial hub being treated the same as any other Chinese city -- a seismic shift that could harm both economies at an already difficult time. China has already begun retaliating.1\. Is the special status gone?It’s going. On May 27, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer reg...

Yahoo | July 3, 2020

U.S. Job-Growth Optimism Tempered by Stall in States’ Reopenings

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. labor market made greater progress than expected last month digging out of a deep hole, yet optimism over the rebound was tempered by stubbornly high layoffs and a resurgent coronavirus outbreak across the country.Thursday’s simultaneous release of the monthly employment report and the weekly jobless claims data offered diverging snapshots of the economy: One reflecting a flurry of rehiring -- particularly at restaurants and retailers -- as state economies reopened. The other reflecting a jump in new virus cases, which has led many of those same states to halt or even walk back reopening plans.While President Donald Trump said the jobs figures proved the economy is “roaring back,” the pace of recovery may slow or even stall if employers grow cautious and delay re...

Yahoo | July 2, 2020

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The country is in a recession, unemployment is at its highest levels since the Great Depression, and it's an election year with a great deal of political uncertainty. I don't need to read you the headlines -- you live it every day.

Yahoo | July 2, 2020

ADP Says U.S. Firms Add 2.37 Million Jobs, Fewer Than Forecast

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. companies added fewer jobs than expected in June as business reopenings expanded, adding to signs the economic recovery is cooling following a quick start.Businesses’ payrolls increased by 2.37 million in June following a revised 3.07 million gain in May that was previously reported as a decline, according to ADP Research Institute data released Wednesday. The median projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for a 2.9 million rise in June.The hiring reflects a rebound in economic activity following pandemic-related shutdowns that brought an end to the longest-running expansion earlier this year. While fiscal and monetary stimulus are helping the economy regain its footing, a gradual improvement in demand amid a pickup in coronavirus cases indicates the jo...

Yahoo | July 1, 2020

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MCO Price Returns

1-mo 0.72%
3-mo 33.44%
6-mo 15.43%
1-year 39.24%
3-year 131.21%
5-year 172.10%
YTD 17.60%
2019 71.26%
2018 -4.10%
2017 58.53%
2016 -4.56%
2015 6.10%

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