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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 20438.59. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 23.89, a forward P/E of 20.53 and EPS of 4.45. At a stock price of 105.92 (-0.24%) it has a dividend yield of 1.39%.

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 12.61% and more long-term 8.69% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 1.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 11.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.20%.

For performance, Moody’s Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.79%. For the last month performance for Moody’s Corporation is 19.17%. While the last quarter is 7.57% and half year, 22.89%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.33%.

The 52-week high for Moody’s Corporation, is at -4.51%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 37.36%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.46% and 10.87% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.93%, and for the month it is 1.78%. Moody’s Corporation, has a target price of 101.3.

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 40.70%, the profit margin is 25.90%. The current ratio is 2.6 and the quick ratio is 2.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 92.20%. Moody’s Corporation has a payout ratio of 31.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 192.49. The shares float is 192.49, with the float short at 2.97%, with short ratio coming to 4.79.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Moody’s Corporation, get 17.80%, with its returns on investment at 37.10%. Return on equity is -179.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 101.3, reached soon?

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