Impact of Brokerage Rating on Moodys Corporation(MCO)

Many Moodys Corporation(MCO) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Moody's Corporation was Downgraded by UBS on Jan 10, 2017 to Neutral, Lowers Price Target to $ 99 from a previous price target of $116 .Moody's Corporation was Downgraded by Barclays on Jan 10, 2017 to Equal Weight, Lowers Price Target to $ 100 from a previous price target of $120 .Moody's Corporation was Resumed by Credit Suisse to Neutral on Nov 21, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 1, 2017, Lisa Westlake (SVP & Chief HR Officer) sold 730 shares at 103.51 per share price.On Feb 1, 2017, Robert Fauber (President-MIS) sold 1,345 shares at 103.51 per share price.On Jan 3, 2017, Darrell Duffie (director) sold 500 shares at 94.64 per share price.

Moody's Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 21, 2016. The company reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.14. Analyst had a consensus of $1.20. The company had revenue of $917.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $895.14 million. The companys revenue was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.11 EPS.

Moodys Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.45 by 10 Brokerage Firm. 2 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 7 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Moodys Corporation (NYSE:MCO): 6 Brokerage firm Analysts have agreed with the mean estimate for the short term price target of $105 in Moodys Corporation (NYSE:MCO). However, the stock price could fluctuate by $ 6.23 from the estimate as it is suggested by the standard deviation reading. The higher estimate has been put at $114 price target with the lower price estimate is calculated at $99

Moodys Corporation (NYSE:MCO) rose 0.21% or 0.23 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $108.24 the stock was seen hitting $109.26 as a peak level and $108.12 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $109.26. The daily volume was measured at 741,324 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $110.83 and the 52-week low is $82.31. The company has a market cap of $20,891 million.

Moodys Corporation is the parent company of Moodys Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering debt instruments and securities in the global capital markets, Moodys KMV, a leading provider of credit risk processing and credit risk management products for banks and investors in credit-sensitive assets serving the worlds largest financial institutions, Moodys Economy.com, a provider of economic research and data services, and Moodys Wall Street Analytics, a provider of software tools and analysis for the structured finance industry.

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