Moody's Corp. (MCO): Price and Financial Metrics

Moody's Corp. (MCO): $261.98

11.11 (+4.43%)

POWR Rating

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  • MCO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 86.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MCO is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • MCO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 2.41% of US stocks).

MCO Stock Summary

  • MOODYS CORP's market capitalization of $45,933,720,000 is ahead of 95.61% of US-listed equities.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for MCO is currently 30.7, higher than 85.71% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • MCO's price/sales ratio is 7.7; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 85.87% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MOODYS CORP are EMR, ADM, ROP, FIS, and AJG.
  • MCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MOODYS CORP's official web site, go to

MCO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MCO's price/sales ratio is 609.09% higher, now standing at 7.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, MCO's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MCO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MCO 2022-09-23 7.8 20.4 27.1 22.1
MCO 2022-09-22 7.8 20.4 27.1 22.2
MCO 2022-09-21 8.2 21.3 28.4 23.0
MCO 2022-09-20 8.3 21.7 28.8 23.3
MCO 2022-09-19 8.6 22.3 29.6 23.9
MCO 2022-09-16 8.6 22.4 29.8 24.1

MCO Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 37.73%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 48.02%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -18.26%.
Over the past 52 months, MCO's revenue has gone up $1,612,400,000.

The table below shows MCO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 5,968 1,496 1,726
2022-03-31 6,140 1,799 1,976
2021-12-31 6,218 2,005 2,214
2021-09-30 5,969 2,364 2,101
2021-06-30 5,799 2,439 2,094
2021-03-31 5,681 2,477 2,026

MCO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MCO has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 96.9% of graded US stocks.
  • MCO's asset turnover comes in at 0.46 -- ranking 339th of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • FLNT, VRSN, and ICLK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MCO.

The table below shows MCO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.460 1 0.336
2021-06-30 0.472 1 0.340
2021-03-31 0.475 1 0.328
2020-12-31 0.460 1 0.294
2020-09-30 0.477 1 0.307
2020-06-30 0.491 1 0.309

MCO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MCO, see our MCO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $408.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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MCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $261.98 52-week high $407.94
Prev. close $250.87 52-week low $242.61
Day low $253.78 Volume 855,027
Day high $262.21 Avg. volume 907,589
50-day MA $291.28 Dividend yield 1.12%
200-day MA $312.23 Market Cap 48.07B

Moody's Corp. (MCO) Company Bio

Moody's Corporation, often referred to as Moody's, is an American business and financial services company. It is the holding company for Moody's Investors Service (MIS), an American credit rating agency, and Moody's Analytics (MA), an American provider of financial analysis software and services. (Source:Wikipedia)

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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.

Goldman Sachs Keeps Their Hold Rating on Moody’s (MCO)

Goldman Sachs analyst George Tong maintained a Hold rating on Moody's (MCO - Research Report) today and set a price target of $263.00. The company's shares opened today at $244.46.According to TipRanks, Tong is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.0% and a 50.00% success rate. Tong covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Cintas, H&R Block, and ManpowerGroup.In addition to Goldman Sachs, Moody's also received a Hold from Morgan Stanley's Toni Kaplan in a report issued today. However, on the same day, Oppenheimer maintained a Buy rating on Moody's (NYSE: MCO).See today’s best-performing stocks on TipRanks >>MCO market cap is currently $44.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | October 3, 2022

Moody’s Analytics: Most States are Well Prepared to Weather a Recession

NEW YORK, September 29, 2022--The majority of US states have the resources needed to get through an economic recession, according to a new study from Moody’s Analytics. A record 43 states have the cash they need to weather an economic slump without having to resort to severe spending cuts or tax increases.

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

BOE Pledges Unlimited Bond-Buying to Avert Imminent Gilts Crash

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Yahoo | September 28, 2022

The Fed Raised Interest Rates Again: Here's How They Affect These 3 Warren Buffett Stocks

Last week, the Federal Reserve continued its fight against inflation, raising its benchmark interest rates by 75 basis points. Since March, the central bank has raised interest rates from near-zero to 3.25%. This sector is one of CEO Warren Buffett's favorites to invest in, with Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) portfolio holding stock in various banks, rating agencies, and payment processors.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Moody’s (MCO) Receives a Hold from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley analyst Toni Kaplan maintained a Hold rating on Moody's (MCO - Research Report) today and set a price target of $288.00. The company's shares opened today at $253.49.Kaplan covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Bright Horizons, Equifax, and Republic Services. According to TipRanks, Kaplan has an average return of 0.2% and a 51.13% success rate on recommended stocks. The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Moody's with a $317.80 average price target.See Insiders’ Hot Stocks on TipRanks >> The company has a one-year high of $404.50 and a one-year low of $248.51.

Austin Angelo on TipRanks | September 27, 2022

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MCO Price Returns

1-mo -7.88%
3-mo -7.22%
6-mo -23.35%
1-year -24.45%
3-year 31.93%
5-year 93.05%
YTD -32.46%
2021 35.57%
2020 23.26%
2019 71.26%
2018 -4.10%
2017 58.53%

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