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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 20981.97. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 24.28, a forward P/E of 21.02 and EPS of 4.47. At a stock price of 108.49 (0.10%) it has a dividend yield of 1.36%.

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 11.95% and more long-term 9.57% 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 -0.99%. For the last month performance for Moody’s Corporation is -1.45%. While the last quarter is 15.54% and half year, 17.71%. Finally for the year, performance is 11.16%.

The 52-week high for Moody’s Corporation, is at -2.11%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 41.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.64% and 11.83% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.71%, and for the month it is 1.70%. Moody’s Corporation, has a target price of 111.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity Moody’s Corporation has *TBA. The gross margin is 71.10%, while operating margin is 40.50%, the profit margin is 25.80%. The current ratio is 2.6 and the quick ratio is 2.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 89.90%. Moody’s Corporation has a payout ratio of 31.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 193.4. The shares float is 191.45, with the float short at 2.34%, with short ratio coming to 5.22.

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 -160.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 111, reached soon?

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