MOODYS CORPORATION

(NYSE: MCO)
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MOODYS CORPORATION: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
StockScouter

MOODYS CORPORATION, a large-cap growth company in the finance sector, is expected to significantly outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like MCO

Earnings growth in the past year is holding steady compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Neutral

Con

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for MCO. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year is holding steady compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Neutral

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for MCO. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders – including one high-level executive –sold a small number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like MCO

VALUATION
Grade: A

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like MCO

The ratio of MCO's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is about the same or slightly above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

TECHNICAL
Grade: A

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for MCO was slightly above its 50-day moving average. Positive

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