Moody's Corp. (MCO)
NYSE:MCO

Moody's (MCO) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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MCO Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
14Ratings
7 Buy
7 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 14 analysts giving stock ratings to
Moody's
in the past 3 months
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MCO Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$280.57
▼(-3.14% Downside)
Based on 14 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Moody's in the last 3 months. The average price target is $280.57 with a high forecast of $310.00 and a low forecast of $239.00. The average price target represents a -3.14% change from the last price of $289.68.
Highest Price Target$310.00Average Price Target$280.57Lowest Price Target$239.00
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Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

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Date
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Deutsche Bank
$267.00
Hold
-7.83%
Downside
Reiterated
Moody's price target raised to $267 from $260 at Deutsche BankMoody's price target raised to $267 from $260 at Deutsche Bank
RBC Capital
$300.00
Buy
3.56%
Upside
Reiterated
Analysts Offer Insights on Financial Companies: Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP), Moody's (NYSE: MCO) and Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF)
Robert W. Baird
$289.00
Buy
-0.23%
Downside
Assigned
Moody's price target lowered to $289 from $302 at BairdMoody's price target lowered to $289 from $302 at Baird
UBS
$260.00
Hold
-10.25%
Downside
Reiterated
Moodys Corp (MCO) PT Lowered to $260 at UBSUBS analyst Alex Kramm lowered the price target on Moodys Corp (NYSE: MCO) to $260.00 (from $288.00) while maintaining a Neutral rating.
Credit Suisse
$350.00
Buy
20.82%
Upside
Reiterated
Moody's price target lowered to $350 from $395 at Credit SuisseMoody's price target lowered to $350 from $395 at Credit Suisse
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MCO Financial Forecast

MCO Earnings Forecast
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for MCO is $1.46 with a range of $1.23 to $1.91. The previous quarter’s EPS was $1.85. MCO beat its EPS estimate 0.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 62.63% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MCO has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for MCO is $1.46 with a range of $1.23 to $1.91. The previous quarter’s EPS was $1.85. MCO beat its EPS estimate 0.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 62.63% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MCO has Underperformed its overall industry.
MCO Sales Forecast
Next quarter’s sales forecast for MCO is $1.26B with a range of $1.23B to $1.33B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $1.27B. MCO beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 77.95% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MCO has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for MCO is $1.26B with a range of $1.23B to $1.33B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $1.27B. MCO beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 77.95% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MCO has Underperformed its overall industry.
MCO Analyst Recommendation Trends
In the current month, MCO has received 2 Buy ratings 3 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The MCO average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $280.57
In the current month, MCO has received 2 Buy ratings 3 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The MCO average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $280.57

MCO Stock Forecast FAQ

What is MCO’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Moody's’s 12-month average price target is $280.57.
    What is MCO’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Currently there's no upside potential for MCO, based on the analysts’ average price target.
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        Is MCO a Buy, Sell or Hold?
        Moody's has a conensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 7 buy ratings, 7 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
          What is Moody's’s price target?
          The average price target for Moody's is $280.57. This is based on 14 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
          The highest analyst price target is $310.00 ,the lowest forecast is $239.00. The average price target represents -3.14% Decrease from the current price of $289.68.
            What do analysts say about Moody's?
            Moody's’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 14 Wall Streets Analysts.

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