Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
April 17th, 2019
With markets going up Moody’s Corporation closed Tuesday up 0.69%, a $1.31 increase to close on $190.54. With an estimated seven days to the next earnings report, everyone is watching Moody’s Corporation. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $190.78. While it is positive news the stock ended higher, the trading volumes were only 0.00% of normal which could be an indication of investor uncertainty.
MCO was outperformed by the rest of the Financials sector which went up 1.37%.
Moody’s Corporation is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 270 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, MCO represents about 0.12% of the S&P 500.
Expectations from 12 analysts indicates that Moody’s Corporation might fall somewhat (-2.14%), while Finbox has calculated (with high uncertainty) a fair value price of $130.38.
The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Financials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.37%), while Real Estate saw the biggest drop (-2.38%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 24.38%.
Financials saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of 3.59%, as it went up 1.37%. Consumer Staples saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 1.35% trading down -0.06%.
- Financials went up with a 1.37% change.
- Energy went up with a 0.64% change.
- Industrials went up with a 0.59% change.
- Information Technology went up with a 0.49% change.
- Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.48% change.
- Materials went up with a 0.47% change.
- Communication Services went up with a 0.21% change.
- Consumer Staples went down with a -0.06% change.
- Utilities went down with a -1.39% change.
- Healthcare went down with a -2.03% change.
- Real Estate went down with a -2.38% change.
Moody’s Corporation Info
Moody’s Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. It operates through two segments, Moody’s Investors Service and Moody’s Analytics. The Moody’s Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings on various debt obligations and entities that issue such obligations, such as various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities, and commercial paper programs. This segment provides ratings in approximately 130 countries. Its ratings are disseminated through press releases to the public through print and electronic media, including the Internet and real-time information systems used by securities traders and investors. As of December 31, 2018, this segment had ratings relationships with approximately 4,800 non-financial corporate issuers; 4,100 financial institutions issuers; 17,600 sovereign, sub-sovereign, and supranational public finance issuers; and 1,000 infrastructure and project finance issuers, as well as 9,600 structured finance transactions. The Moody’s Analytics segment develops a range of products and services that support financial analysis and risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets; and offers subscription based research, data, and analytical products comprising credit ratings, credit research, quantitative credit scores and other analytical tools, economic research and forecasts, business intelligence and company information products, and commercial real estate data and analytical tools. It also offers software solutions, as well as related risk management services; and offshore analytical and research services with learning solutions and certification programs. The company was formerly known as Dun and Bradstreet Company and changed its name to Moody’s Corporation in September 2000. Moody’s Corporation was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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