Analysts Ratings on: Moody's Corporation (MCO)

Lloyd Doyle
December 21, 2017

The stock has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, July 18. It closed at $24.8499 lastly. Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ:TILE) has risen 19.95% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 28.78% the S&P500. Therefore 18% are positive. Moody's Corporation has a 12 month low of $93.51 and a 12 month high of $124.40. This is -4.19 % from the stock close price. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.34 EPS. analysts anticipate that Moody's Co. will post 5.96 EPS for the current year. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) rating on Tuesday, November 10. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Friday, October 6 report. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $149.00 price target (up from $140.00) on shares of Moody's in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, UBS lifted their price target on Moody's from $142.00 to $150.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, April 28 report. Moreover, Richard Bernstein Advisors Lc has 0.29% invested in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Monday, February 22. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $161 target in Monday, November 6 report. As per Wednesday, June 28, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 0 are positive. Sanchez Energy Corp had 62 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight". The stock of Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) earned "Hold" rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 11. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MCO in report on Wednesday, September 6 with "Market Perform" rating.

In its bullish and bearish sentiment, the company illustrates the volatility for the week at 1.25% * with the volatility for the month at 1.35% *. Its down 0.33, from 1.5 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 3 investors sold Anchor Bancorp shares while 3 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. Eaton Vance Management reported 258,929 shares stake. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,145 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $139,000 after purchasing an additional 502 shares during the period. The business services provider reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.37 by $0.15. Baker Avenue Asset Management Limited Partnership has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN). Blackrock Incorporated reported 0% of its portfolio in Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB). 9,419 are owned by Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability.

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Klingenstein Fields & Co Llc decreased Medtronic Plc (MDT) stake by 4.39% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Focusing in on the past five trading days, shares have changed -1.13%. About 17,235 shares traded. Teton Advsrs invested in 49,400 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 77,835 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,499,761.75. The firm accepts deposit products, such as checking, money market deposit, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. 56 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. The institutional investor owned 13,514 shares of the business services provider's stock after buying an additional 1,149 shares during the period. Mackay Shields Lc accumulated 0.01% or 16,611 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Moreover, Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has 0.02% invested in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 256,337 shares. Alliancebernstein L P reported 0.12% stake. Clifford Swan Inv Counsel Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.03% invested in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 3,990 shares. Covington Capital Management reported 1,940 shares stake. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky holds 39,793 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. The stock had a trading volume of 625,961 shares, compared to its average volume of 837,013. Fisher Asset Mgmt Lc, Washington-based fund reported 191,108 shares. Fiduciary Com reported 9,218 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.

Among 11 analysts covering Moody's (NYSE:MCO), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Salem Counselors reported 0.02% in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 16,331 shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) rating on Tuesday, November 14. The stock has a market cap of $23.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 55.97 and a beta of 1.29. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 1,346 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $164,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. It has a 20.37 P/E ratio. The MoodyÂ's Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings on various debt obligations and entities that issue such obligations comprising various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities, and commercial paper programs. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,230 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $150,000 after purchasing an additional 1,220 shares in the last quarter. About 693,507 shares traded. (MCO) Acquires Minority Stake in Rockport VAL" published on November 28, 2017 as well as Moodys.com's news article titled: "Moody's assigns/maintains negative outlook on 6 United Kingdom water groups" with publication date: "December 19, 2017.

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