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Moody's Corp (MCO)
Services | Diversified Services
158.36  0.71%
MCO vs DIVERSIFIED SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
MCOSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO55.8531.821.12
EV/EBITDA RATIO32.3216.412.66
P/S RATIO7.674.32.25
P/B RATIO9.13.45
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY-215.15%29.21%13.64%
RETURN ON CAPITAL19.26%25.63%10.09%
NET MARGIN7.4%9.82%9.73%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0.97%
PAYOUT RATIO54.2%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH18.03%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY-3649%
INTEREST COVERAGE9.6x
CURRENT RATIO1.15
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-11.39%
5 YR SPS GROWTH9.58%
5 YR BPS GROWTH53.26%
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Moody's Corp's stock has climbed 58% over the last year, earning it a strong Momentum Rank
TICKRZBOT SUMMARY
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Moody's Corp's tickrz rank. Here's a summary of Moody's Corp's factor rankings that are combined together to calculate the tickrz MFM ranking:

FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK N/APURE VALUE RANKD / 468
DIVIDEND RANKC / 214MOAT RANKN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKC / 204GROWTH RANKB / 134
MOMENTUM RANKA / 20
GURU ANALYSIS
Buffett Rank D / 495Peter Lynch Rank N/A
Moody's Corp ranks 495 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on combined valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Moody's Corp is probably not for you.Unfortunately tickrzbot doesn't have enough data to calculate a Peter Lynch ranking for this stock.
Alex Roepers Rank D / 451Joel Greenblatt Rank C / 331
Alex Roepers, founder of Atlantic Investment Management, looks for stocks trading at low EV/EBITDA multiples with strong and consistent free cash flow. Moody's Corp ranks 451 out of the S&P 500 constituents on our Roepers-inspired multi-factor model.In his best-selling The Little Book that Beats the Market, Greenblatt introduced the Magic Formula, a straightforward approach that ranks stocks on earnings yield and return on invested capital. Moody's Corp places 331 out the S&P 500 consitituents on this ranking methodology.
FACTOR RANKINGS
Value
Pure Value Ranking D / 468
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Moody's Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 55.9x, a P/S ratio of 7.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 32.3x. Moody's Corp ranks 468 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

Quality
Moat N/AFinancial Strength C / 204
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Moody's Corp's Moat Rank.Moody's Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9.6x, a debt/equity ratio of -3649% and a Moat Rank of 464 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

Momentum A / 20
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 58.1% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 20. Moody's Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

Yield C / 214
Value + Yield
Shares currently yield 0.97%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Moody's Corp ranks 214 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

Growth B / 134
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. -11.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 9.6% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 53.3% combine to produce this average score.

Moody's Corp (MCO)
Services | Diversified Services
158.36  0.71%


tickrz rank
D
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio55.85x
P/B Ratiox
P/S Ratio7.67x
EV/EBITDA Ratio32.32x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0.97%
PAYOUT RATIO54.2%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH18.03%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY-3649%
INTEREST COVERAGE9.6x
CURRENT RATIO1.15
MOAT
ROE-215.15%
ROIC19.26%
Net Margin7.4%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-11.39%
5 YR SPS GROWTH9.58%
5 YR BPS GROWTH53.26%

TICKRZ RANK
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Moody's Corp's tickrz rank.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Moody's Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 55.9x, a P/S ratio of 7.7x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 32.3x. Moody's Corp ranks 468 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Moody's Corp ranks 495 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on combined valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Moody's Corp is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Moody's Corp's Moat Rank.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Moody's Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9.6x, a debt/equity ratio of -3649% and a Moat Rank of 464 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 58.1% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 20. Moody's Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 0.97%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Moody's Corp ranks 214 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value produce an average score. -11.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 9.6% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 53.3% combine to produce this average score.