Amid the topmost stocks in today’s market is Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Moody’s Corporation had a market cap of 19989.45, indicating that it has a good hold on the market value of the shares outstanding. The current market cap of Moody’s Corporation exhibits the basic determinant of asset allocation and risk-return parameters for its stocks.
The P/E of Moody’s Corporation is currently valued at 21.7 allowing its investors to analyze the company’s stock valuation and its shares relative to the income of the company that it makes. With the constructive P/E value of Moody’s Corporation, the investors are able to forecast the positive earnings growth of the company.
The forward P/E of Moody’s Corporation is at 19.75 signifying the uses of estimated net earnings over the next 12 months. Investors will be getting a good grip in comparing the current earnings of the company to estimated future earnings.
With its low price-to-sales ratio of 5.72, the company is evidently a better investment since the investors are paying a lower amount for each unit of sales. However, the company sales do not necessarily expose the entire picture, as it might be unprofitable with a low P/S ratio.
The price-to-book ratio of for Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) implies that investors are highly hopeful for the organization to create more value from the given set of assets. The market value of the firm’s assets are considerably higher in contrast to their accounting value. The current P/B amount of Moody’s Corporation best indicates the value approach in differentiating good from the bad. The ratio also provides a clue to how much investors are paying for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately.
The target payout ratio for Moody’s Corporation is currently measuring at 34.60%, outlining what size the company’s dividends should be. It also demonstrates a stable dividend policy for Moody’s Corporation connected to the long-run, with viable earnings.
The EPS for Moody’s Corporation is valued at 4.66 with an EPS growth this year at 28.10%. The company’s EPS growth for the following year is valued at 11.81%, indicating an EPS value of 22.20% for the past 5 years, and an EPS value of 12.65% for the coming five years.
Moody’s Corporation’s sales for the past 5 years rolls at 13.20%, exhibiting an EPS growth from quarter-to-quarter at 14.00%. The sales growth of the company is 2.30% at the moment, indicating the average sales volume of the company’s products and services that have typically improved year-to-year.
Company’s existing stock price is at 100.87 with a change in price of -0.24%. As of now, the target price for the company is measuring at 110.38. Moody’s Corporation’s ROA is rolling at 19.80%, following the ROI of 46.10%. Quick and current ratio is valued at 2.7 and 2.7 respectively.