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How has Moody’s Corporation:(NYSE:MCO) performed recently?

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 17917.93. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 20.83, a forward P/E of 17.86 and EPS of 4.45. At a stock price of 92.58 (-1.59%) it has a dividend yield of 1.60%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 16.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 0.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 13.38% and more long-term 9.53% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 11.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -5.70%.

For performance, Moody’s Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 5.35%. For the last month performance for Moody’s Corporation is -6.26%. While the last quarter is -0.88% and half year, -3.97%. Finally for the year, performance is -13.36%.

The 52-week high for Moody’s Corporation, is at -17.48%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.06%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.99% and -2.81% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.09%, and for the month it is 2.04%. Moody’s Corporation, has a target price of 99.56.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity Moody’s Corporation has *TBA. The gross margin is 71.40%, while operating margin is 40.90%, the profit margin is 26.10%. The current ratio is 2.7 and the quick ratio is 2.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 92.10%. Moody’s Corporation has a payout ratio of 39.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 193.54. The shares float is 193.41, with the float short at 3.21%, with short ratio coming to 5.23.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Moody’s Corporation, get 17.90%, with its returns on investment at 37.10%. Return on equity is -183.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 99.56, reached soon?

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