US6153691059 - Common Stock

Overall **MCO** gets a fundamental rating of **6** out of 10. We evaluated **MCO** against 218 industry peers in the **Capital Markets** industry. **MCO** scores excellent on profitability, but there are some minor concerns on its financial health. **MCO** is valued quite expensively, but it does show have an excellent growth rating. With these ratings, **MCO** could be worth investigating further for growth investing!.

In the past 5 years **MCO** has always been profitable.

With an excellent **Return On Assets** value of **12.70%**, **MCO** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **93.02%** of the companies in the same industry.

Measured over the past 3 years, the **Average Return On Invested Capital** for **MCO** is in line with the industry average of **17.63%**.

The last **Return On Invested Capital** (**18.99%**) for **MCO** is above the 3 year average (**16.02%**), which is a sign of increasing profitability.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | 12.7% | ||

ROE | 51.29% | ||

ROIC | 18.99% |

ROA(3y)11.88%

ROA(5y)12.77%

ROE(3y)61.39%

ROE(5y)105.97%

ROIC(3y)16.02%

ROIC(5y)17.66%

Looking at the **Profit Margin**, with a value of **29.05%**, **MCO** is in the better half of the industry, outperforming **69.30%** of the companies in the same industry.

In the last couple of years the **Gross Margin** of **MCO** has remained more or less at the same level.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | 41.92% | ||

PM (TTM) | 29.05% | ||

GM | 72.9% |

OM growth 3Y-6.21%

OM growth 5Y-2.8%

PM growth 3Y-6.38%

PM growth 5Y-1.62%

GM growth 3Y-0.49%

GM growth 5Y-0.13%

Compared to 1 year ago, **MCO** has less shares outstanding

The number of shares outstanding for **MCO** has been reduced compared to 5 years ago.

An Altman-Z score of **6.90** indicates that **MCO** is not in any danger for bankruptcy at the moment.

The **Altman-Z score** of **MCO** (**6.90**) is better than **91.63%** of its industry peers.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 1.76 | ||

Debt/FCF | 3.26 | ||

Altman-Z | 6.9 |

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A Current Ratio of **1.67** indicates that **MCO** should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

The **Current ratio** of **MCO** (**1.67**) is better than **65.58%** of its industry peers.

A Quick Ratio of **1.67** indicates that **MCO** should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

The **Quick ratio** of **MCO** (**1.67**) is better than **65.58%** of its industry peers.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 1.67 | ||

Quick Ratio | 1.67 |

The **Earnings Per Share** has grown by an impressive **29.29%** over the past year.

Looking at the last year, **MCO** shows a very strong growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has grown by **20.43%**.

EPS 1Y (TTM)29.29%

EPS 3Y-0.76%

EPS 5Y6.07%

EPS Q2Q%32.1%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)20.43%

Revenue growth 3Y3.27%

Revenue growth 5Y5.9%

Sales Q2Q%23.17%

Based on estimates for the next years, **MCO** will show a quite strong growth in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS will grow by **12.38%** on average per year.

EPS Next Y23.44%

EPS Next 2Y16.4%

EPS Next 3Y15.8%

EPS Next 5Y12.38%

Revenue Next Year18.04%

Revenue Next 2Y12.13%

Revenue Next 3Y11.14%

Revenue Next 5Y8.21%

When comparing the EPS growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is accelerating.

The Revenue growth rate is accelerating: in the next years the growth will be better than in the last years.

74.88% of the companies in the same industry are cheaper than **MCO**, based on the **Price/Earnings** ratio.

Based on the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **35.54**, the valuation of **MCO** can be described as expensive.

Based on the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio, **MCO** is valued a bit more expensive than the industry average as 74.88% of the companies are valued more cheaply.

When comparing the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **MCO** to the average of the S&P500 Index (**24.03**), we can say **MCO** is valued slightly more expensively.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | 39.6 | ||

Fwd PE | 35.54 |

Based on the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio, **MCO** is valued a bit cheaper than the industry average as 63.72% of the companies are valued more expensively.

The rest of the industry has a similar **Price/Free Cash Flow** ratio as **MCO**.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | 37.37 | ||

EV/EBITDA | 26.79 |

The **PEG Ratio(NY)**, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a correct valuation of the company.

PEG (NY)1.69

PEG (5Y)6.52

EPS Next 2Y16.4%

EPS Next 3Y15.8%

With a yearly dividend of 0.75%, **MCO** is not a good candidate for dividend investing.

With a **Dividend Yield** of **0.75**, **MCO** pays less dividend than the S&P500 average, which is at **2.23**.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Dividend Yield | 0.75% |

The dividend of **MCO** is nicely growing with an annual growth rate of **11.82%**!

Dividend Growth(5Y)11.82%

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Div Non Decr Years0

The dividend of **MCO** is growing around the same rate as the earnings are growing. If this keeps up the dividend growth is sustainable.

DP30.2%

EPS Next 2Y16.4%

EPS Next 3Y15.8%

**MOODY'S CORP**

NYSE:MCO (11/8/2024, 4:10:01 PM)

After market: 477.18 0 (0%)**477.18**

**+11.61 (+2.49%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorFinancials

GICS IndustryGroupFinancial Services

GICS IndustryCapital Markets

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Dividend Yield | 0.75% |

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PE | 39.6 | ||

Fwd PE | 35.54 | ||

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PEG (NY)1.69

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ROA | 12.7% | ||

ROE | 51.29% | ||

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OM | 41.92% | ||

PM (TTM) | 29.05% | ||

GM | 72.9% | ||

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Debt/Equity | 1.76 | ||

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Current Ratio | 1.67 | ||

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EPS 1Y (TTM)29.29%

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