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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 20724.74. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 23.98, a forward P/E of 20.95 and EPS of 4.47. At a stock price of 107.16 (0.88%) it has a dividend yield of 1.38%.

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 12.07% 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 2.55%. For the last month performance for Moody’s Corporation is 1.45%. While the last quarter is 9.02% and half year, 17.95%. Finally for the year, performance is 4.24%.

The 52-week high for Moody’s Corporation, is at 0.28%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 39.46%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.00% and 11.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.09%, and for the month it is 1.05%. Moody’s Corporation, has a target price of 106.2.

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 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 89.80%. Moody’s Corporation has a payout ratio of 31.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 193.4. The shares float is 191.44, with the float short at 2.24%, with short ratio coming to 4.25.

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 106.2, reached soon?

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