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Moody's Corporation MCO Stock Quote

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  • Last Close 324.22
  • Sector Financial Services
  • Industry Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 323.86  –  327.65
  • Year Range 230.16  –  363.19
  • Market Cap 59.4806 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 387,556.0 /  646,973.9
  • Price / Sales 10.79
  • Price / Book 18.92
  • Forward Div Yield 0.90%
  • Trailing Div Yield 0.93%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis MCO

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Along with S&P Ratings, Moody’s is a market leader in providing credit ratings on fixed income securities. Given the embedded nature of credit ratings among capital markets participants, regulators, and index providers, Moody’s enjoys a strong competitive position and strong operating margin.

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Company Profile MCO

Business Description

Moody’s, along with S&P Ratings, is a leading provider of credit ratings on fixed income securities. Moody’s ratings segment, known as Moody’s Investors Service or MIS, includes corporates, structured finance, financial institutions, and public finance ratings. MIS represents a majority of the firm’s revenue and profits. Moody’s other segment is Moody’s Analytics and consists of Research, Data, and Analytics or RD&A and Enterprise Risk Solutions or ERS. RD&A’s products include credit research, quantitative credit scores, economic research, business intelligence, know your customer (KYC) tools, commercial real estate data and analytical tools, and training services. ERS includes risk management software solutions to financial institutions.

7 World Trade Center at 250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY, 10007
Industry Financial Data & Stock Exchanges
Employees 14,635

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FAQs for Moody's Corporation Stock

Yes. MCO has a forward dividend yield of 0.95%. See MCO’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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MCO’s market cap is 59.48 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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MCO’s stock style is Large Growth.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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MCO’s price/sales is 10.79.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

MCO’s price/forward earnings is 41.78.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

MCO’s price/book is 18.92.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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MCO’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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