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Moody's (MCO) Company Profile

Updated Sep 9, 2019
Moody's has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Moody's Corp
Short Name:Moody's
Trading Ticker Symbol:MCO
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:New York, New York
Primary Industry Sector:Finance
Seconday Sub-sector:Consumer Finance Services
Main Business Areas: Finance, Consumer Finance Services, Financial Services, Capital Markets
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Moody's

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Moody's as of writing:
Current Share Price:$217.37
Previous Year's Closing Price:$140.03
Percentage Price Change (YTD):55.23%
Market Cap:$40.2 billion
52-week Price Range:$129.26 - $222.85
Dividend Per Share:$1.88
EPS (TTM):6.45
Price-Earnings (Trailing):33.72
Price-Earnings (Forward):24.53

Company Profile and Business Description for Moody's

Moody's Corporation (Moody's), incorporated on June 2, 2000, is a provider of credit ratings; credit, capital markets and economic related research, data and analytical tools; software solutions and related risk management services, quantitative credit risk measures, financial services training and certification services, and research and analytical services to financial institution customers. The Company operates in two segments: Moody's Investors Service (MIS) and Moody's Analytics (MA). The Company's MIS segment consists of the Company's ratings operations. The Company's MA segment develops a range of products and services that support financial analysis and risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets.

Moody's Investors Service

The Company's MIS segment publishes credit ratings on a range of debt obligations and the entities that issue such obligations in markets across the world, including various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities and commercial paper programs. The MIS segment consists of five lines of business, which include corporate finance group (CFG); structured finance group (SFG); financial institutions group (FIG); public, project and infrastructure finance (PPIF), and MIS Other. The MIS Other line of business (LOB) consists of certain non-ratings operations managed by MIS. As of December 31, 2016, MIS provided ratings in over 120 countries.

The Company competes with Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, Fitch Ratings, Dominion Bond Rating Service, A.M. Best Company, Japan Credit Rating Agency Ltd., Kroll Bond Rating Agency Inc., Morningstar Inc., Egan-Jones Ratings Company, China Lianhe Credit Rating Co Ltd., Shanghai Brilliance Credit Rating & Investors Service Co Ltd., Dagong Global Credit Rating Co Ltd. and Pengyuan Credit Rating Co Ltd.

Moody's Analytics

The Company's MA segment consists of three lines of business, which include research, data and analytics business (RD&A), enterprise risk solutions (ERS) and professional service (PS). Within its RD&A, MA distributes research and data developed by MIS as part of its ratings process, including research on debt issuers, industry studies, commentary on topical credit related events and also provides economic research and credit data and analytical tools, such as quantitative credit risk scores. The RD&A business also produces economic research, as well as data and analytical tools, such as quantitative credit risk scores. Within its ERS, MA provides software solutions, as well as related risk management services. The PS business provides research and analytical services along with financial training and certification programs.

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