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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) which is in the industry Business Services, gaining 1.65% today. In the last week its performance is 4.34%, and -1.17% for the past quarter. Currently, Moody’s Corporation, MCO has a target price of 99.56, so today’s gain of 1.65% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.39%.

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO), has a market cap of 17993.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 92.10%.

At the current price of 94.5, it has a dividend yield of 1.59%, and its target price is 99.56. This is with a profit margin of 26.10%, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has a P/E of 20.92, as well as a forward P/E of 17.93.

With a current EPS of 4.45, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.38%,Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 16.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.53%.

Performance for the year is -13.80%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1994, the total performance to date is -6.56%.

Volume today for Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO), is 253065, while its average volume is 1182.72. Whilst the total gain today was 1.65%, it did have a day high of -7.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.26%, and 2.03% for the month. The 52-week low for Moody’s Corporation, MCO has been 22.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.77%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 37.10%, and its return on assets is 17.90%. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has an operating margin of 40.90%. With a sales growth of -5.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Moody’s Corporation, MCO is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is *TBA, and has a current ratio of 2.7 and 2.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Moody’s Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.19, and the P/S is 5.24, along with a P/B of *TBA. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.71.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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