• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $390.42
  • Forecasted Upside: 1.27%
  • Number of Analysts: 13
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for MCO

Analyst Price Target is $390.42
▲ +1.27% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 13 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Moody's in the last 3 months. The average price target is $390.42, with a high forecast of $450.00 and a low forecast of $318.00. The average price target represents a 1.27% upside from the last price of $385.51.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 13 contributing investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Moody's. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/14/2024Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$425.00 ➝ $405.00Low
2/14/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$455.00 ➝ $420.00Low
2/14/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$355.00 ➝ $380.00Low
2/14/2024Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$450.00Low
2/14/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$420.00 ➝ $410.00Low
2/14/2024BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$430.00 ➝ $414.00Low
2/14/2024OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$427.00 ➝ $411.00Low
2/14/2024BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$340.00 ➝ $375.00Low
2/14/2024Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$362.00 ➝ $350.00Low
1/3/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$366.00 ➝ $430.00Low
12/15/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$365.00 ➝ $455.00Low
10/26/2023Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$344.00 ➝ $333.00Low
10/26/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$381.00Low
10/26/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$399.00 ➝ $366.00Low
10/26/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$350.00 ➝ $340.00Low
10/26/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$332.00 ➝ $318.00Low
10/18/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$390.00 ➝ $380.00Low
10/3/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$345.00 ➝ $332.00Low
9/18/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$404.00Low
9/13/2023Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$390.00Low
7/26/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$350.00 ➝ $404.00Low
7/26/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$346.00 ➝ $365.00Low
7/26/2023BarclaysBoost Target$300.00 ➝ $350.00Low
7/13/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$312.00 ➝ $346.00Low
7/10/2023Morgan StanleyBoost Target$300.00 ➝ $323.00Low
7/3/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$328.00 ➝ $362.00Low
6/15/2023Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuyLow
5/17/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$355.00 ➝ $360.00Low
5/9/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$312.00Low
4/26/2023UBS GroupBoost Target$308.00 ➝ $325.00Low
4/6/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$293.00 ➝ $296.00N/A
4/4/2023OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$342.00 ➝ $349.00Low
2/1/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$329.00 ➝ $350.00Low
2/1/2023OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$309.00 ➝ $342.00Low
2/1/2023Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$289.00 ➝ $350.00Low
2/1/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$275.00 ➝ $300.00Low
2/1/2023Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
1/10/2023Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$284.00 ➝ $311.00Low
1/4/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$294.00 ➝ $293.00Low
12/6/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$271.00 ➝ $294.00Low
12/2/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$250.00 ➝ $275.00Low
11/23/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$261.00 ➝ $295.00Low
11/23/2022OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$288.00 ➝ $310.00Low
11/17/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$255.00 ➝ $271.00Low
11/7/2022Atlantic SecuritiesBoost Target$290.00 ➝ $292.00Low
11/2/2022ArgusLower TargetBuy$340.00 ➝ $300.00Low
10/26/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$329.00 ➝ $300.00Low
10/26/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$281.00 ➝ $255.00Low
10/26/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$303.00 ➝ $284.00Low
10/26/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$260.00 ➝ $267.00Low
10/26/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$302.00 ➝ $289.00Low
10/26/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$285.00 ➝ $250.00Low
10/21/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$324.00 ➝ $260.00Low
10/13/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$315.00 ➝ $290.00Low
10/12/2022Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$259.00 ➝ $235.00Low
10/11/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$321.00 ➝ $303.00Low
10/5/2022OppenheimerLower Target$315.00Low
10/3/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$296.00 ➝ $263.00Low
10/3/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$288.00 ➝ $281.00Low
9/27/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$283.00 ➝ $288.00Low
8/19/2022OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$313.00 ➝ $348.00Low
8/15/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$309.00 ➝ $352.00Low
8/10/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$324.00Low
7/27/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$298.00 ➝ $283.00Low
7/12/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$364.00 ➝ $327.00N/A
7/7/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$305.00 ➝ $298.00N/A
6/8/2022Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$370.00 ➝ $298.00Low
6/7/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$344.00 ➝ $329.00Low
6/6/2022UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$308.00 ➝ $288.00Low
6/3/2022BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$350.00 ➝ $285.00Low
6/2/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$372.00 ➝ $324.00Medium
6/2/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$331.00 ➝ $309.00Medium
6/2/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$318.00 ➝ $305.00Medium
5/3/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$375.00 ➝ $331.00High
5/3/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$408.00 ➝ $372.00High
5/3/2022BarclaysLower Target$400.00 ➝ $350.00High
5/3/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$363.00 ➝ $342.00High
5/3/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$395.00 ➝ $350.00High
4/18/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$365.00 ➝ $375.00Low
4/7/2022Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$439.00 ➝ $417.00Low
4/4/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$360.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
3/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$408.00Low
3/11/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$402.00 ➝ $365.00High
3/11/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$378.00 ➝ $360.00High
3/11/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$415.00 ➝ $395.00High
3/11/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$450.00 ➝ $400.00High
3/8/2022Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$363.00Low
3/4/2022Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$400.00 ➝ $385.00Low
2/14/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$430.00 ➝ $402.00Low
2/11/2022UBS GroupLower Target$408.00 ➝ $387.00High
2/11/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$417.00 ➝ $378.00High
2/11/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$475.00 ➝ $415.00High
1/14/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$428.00 ➝ $430.00High
1/10/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$436.00 ➝ $439.00High
1/5/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$402.00 ➝ $417.00High
10/29/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$414.00 ➝ $450.00Medium
10/29/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$428.00 ➝ $431.00Medium
10/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$372.00 ➝ $402.00Medium
10/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$425.00 ➝ $475.00Medium
10/19/2021William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
10/18/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$415.00 ➝ $423.00High
10/5/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$406.00 ➝ $416.00Low
9/7/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$406.00 ➝ $418.00High
7/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$406.00 ➝ $415.00Low
7/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$344.00 ➝ $372.00Low
7/29/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$387.00 ➝ $406.00Low
7/29/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$394.00 ➝ $406.00Low
7/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$325.00 ➝ $375.00Low
7/29/2021UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$383.00 ➝ $392.00Low
7/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Equal Weight$322.00 ➝ $344.00Medium
7/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$409.00Low
7/7/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$341.00 ➝ $394.00High
7/6/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$322.00 ➝ $376.00Low
5/5/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$325.00 ➝ $375.00Medium
4/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$301.00 ➝ $322.00High
4/29/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$337.00 ➝ $357.00High
4/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$315.00 ➝ $325.00High
4/14/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$312.00 ➝ $348.00Low
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$292.00 ➝ $301.00Low
4/9/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$296.00 ➝ $322.00Low
4/1/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$337.00Medium
3/24/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Hold$300.00 ➝ $315.00Medium
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$300.00 ➝ $292.00N/A
12/31/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingHoldN/A
12/17/2020BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$305.00 ➝ $320.00Low
11/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$300.00High
11/26/2020Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
10/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$292.00 ➝ $300.00Low
10/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$275.00 ➝ $292.00Low
10/6/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$358.00 ➝ $368.00High
10/2/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$293.00 ➝ $296.00Medium
7/31/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$344.00 ➝ $358.00High
7/31/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$278.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
7/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$261.00 ➝ $278.00Low
7/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$330.00High
7/8/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $344.00Medium
7/8/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$248.00 ➝ $261.00High
7/8/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Target$258.00 ➝ $295.00High
6/8/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $298.00Medium
6/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$228.00 ➝ $248.00Medium
5/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$285.00Medium
5/18/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$290.00Medium
5/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$210.00 ➝ $215.00Low
5/1/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$248.00 ➝ $285.00Low
5/1/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$238.00 ➝ $270.00Low
5/1/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$211.00 ➝ $228.00Medium
4/6/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $238.00High
3/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$294.00 ➝ $248.00High
3/12/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$240.00 ➝ $234.00High
3/12/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$275.00 ➝ $210.00High
2/18/2020ArgusBoost TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $325.00Low
2/13/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$266.00 ➝ $279.00Low
2/13/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$294.00Low
2/13/2020Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetNeutral$233.00 ➝ $266.00Low
2/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$215.00 ➝ $275.00Low
1/27/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Buy$281.00High
1/7/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$181.00 ➝ $224.00Medium
1/2/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$228.00Low
12/18/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$260.00Medium
10/31/2019William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
10/31/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$230.00Low
10/7/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$173.00 ➝ $176.00Low
10/7/2019UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$215.00 ➝ $245.00High
9/10/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$170.00 ➝ $173.00High
8/5/2019ArgusBoost TargetBuy$240.00Low
8/4/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$220.00 ➝ $240.00High
8/1/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$200.00 ➝ $215.00High
8/1/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$214.00 ➝ $228.00High
7/10/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$150.00 ➝ $164.00Medium
7/10/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$198.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
7/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$220.00Low
6/11/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$145.00 ➝ $150.00Low
4/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$170.00 ➝ $195.00Low
4/25/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$189.00 ➝ $194.00Low
4/25/2019Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$168.00 ➝ $192.00Low
4/24/2019Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$168.00High
4/9/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $198.00Low
4/5/2019Piper Sandler CompaniesBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$178.00 ➝ $205.00Low
3/20/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$182.00Medium
(Data available from 2/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.53 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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8/28/2023
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9/27/2023
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Current Sentiment

  • 38 very positive mentions
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  • 19 negative mentions
  • 4 very negative mentions

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Moody's Corporation operates as an integrated risk assessment firm worldwide. It operates in two segments, Moody's Analytics and Moody's Investors Services. The Moody's Analytics segment develops a range of products and services that support the risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets. It also offers credit research, credit models and analytics, economics data and models, and structured finance solutions; data sets on companies and securities; and SaaS solutions supporting banking, insurance, and know your customer workflows. The Moody's Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings and provides assessment services on various debt obligations, programs and facilities, and entities that issue such obligations, such as various corporate, financial institution, and governmental obligations, as well as structured finance securities. The company was formerly known as Dun and Bradstreet Company and changed its name to Moody's Corporation in September 2000. Moody's Corporation was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $385.51
Low: $382.93
High: $386.53

50 Day Range

MA: $385.58
Low: $366.51
High: $405.17

52 Week Range

Now: $385.51
Low: $278.23
High: $407.62

Volume

549,072 shs

Average Volume

823,783 shs

Market Capitalization

$70.36 billion

P/E Ratio

44.16

Dividend Yield

0.89%

Beta

1.3

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Moody's?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Moody's in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Moody's?

12 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Moody's in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $390.42, suggesting a possible upside of 1.3%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting MCO will reach $450.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $318.00 for Moody's in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Moody's?

Moody's currently has 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Moody's' investor relations team?

Moody's' physical mailing address is 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER AT 250 GREENWICH STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10007. The business services provider's listed phone number is (212) 553-0300 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Moody's is www.moodys.com. Learn More about contacing Moody‘s investor relations.