Company profile

Raymond W. McDaniel
Incorporated in
Fiscal year end
Former names
Dun & Bradstreet Corp, New Dun & Bradstreet Corp
IRS number

MCO stock data



1 May 20
3 Jul 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 1.29B 1.23B 1.24B 1.21B
Net income 487M 361M 382.4M 312M
Diluted EPS 2.57 1.88 1.99 1.62
Net profit margin 37.75% 29.28% 30.84% 25.70%
Operating income 592M 504M 549M 483M
Net change in cash 309M 654M -17.9M -700K
Cash on hand 2.14B 1.83B 1.18B 1.2B
Cost of revenue 340M
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 4.83B 4.44B 4.2B 3.6B
Net income 1.43B 1.32B 1.01B 275.8M
Diluted EPS 7.42 6.74 5.15 1.36
Net profit margin 29.59% 29.71% 23.98% 7.65%
Operating income 2B 1.87B 1.82B 650.9M
Net change in cash 147M 613.5M -980M 294.1M
Cash on hand 1.83B 1.69B 1.07B 2.05B
Cost of revenue 1.39B 1.25B 1.22B

Financial data from Moodys earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Jul 20 Mark Kaye Common Stock Grant Aquire A 277.05 361 100.02K 7,444
1 Jul 20 Mark Kaye Employee Stock Option Common Stock Grant Aquire A 277.05 1,427 395.35K 1,427
10 Jun 20 Esperdy Therese Common Stock Grant Aquire A 277.27 2.096 581.16 1,696.672
10 Jun 20 Esperdy Therese Dividend Equivalent Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 1.301 0 3.34
10 Jun 20 Bermudez Jorge A. Common Stock Grant Aquire A 274.99 15 4.12K 19,141
10 Jun 20 Anderson Basil Common Stock Grant Aquire A 277.27 4.345 1.2K 44,610.552
10 Jun 20 Anderson Basil Common Stock Grant Aquire A 274.99 82 22.55K 44,606.207
10 Jun 20 Anderson Basil Dividend Equivalent Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 1.301 0 3.34
10 Jun 20 Anderson Basil Phantom Stock Units (Deferred Compensation) Common Stock Grant Aquire A 276.8 24.1 6.67K 12,116.07
10 Jun 20 Seidman Leslie Common Stock Grant Aquire A 274.99 13 3.57K 9,957
90.2% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 791 791
Opened positions 91 104 -12.5%
Closed positions 91 68 +33.8%
Increased positions 285 267 +6.7%
Reduced positions 279 263 +6.1%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 499.47B 317.64B +57.2%
Total shares 169.16M 172.13M -1.7%
Total puts 362.6K 217.1K +67.0%
Total calls 282.1K 104.4K +170.2%
Total put/call ratio 1.3 2.1 -38.2%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway 24.67M $5.22B 0.0%
Vanguard 12.88M $2.72B +2.5%
BLK BlackRock 11.2M $2.37B +2.6%
STT State Street 6.95M $1.47B -2.2%
TCI Fund Management 6.81M $1.44B +13.1%
FSZ Fiera Capital 6.55M $1.39B -0.3%
Akre Capital Management 5.64M $1.19B -0.8%
Baillie Gifford & Co 5.63M $1.19B -0.2%
FMR 5.55M $1.17B -0.7%
Capital International Investors 4.94M $1.04B -1.3%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -1.54M EXIT
Massachusetts Financial Services 2.93M -938.4K -24.3%
1832 Asset Management 136.26K -914.86K -87.0%
DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank, Frankfurt am Main 568.57K -837.46K -59.6%
TCI Fund Management 6.81M +789.78K +13.1%
Harris Associates L P 2.78M -754.92K -21.4%
Ubs Global Asset Management Americas 1.32M +674.89K +104.4%
MS Morgan Stanley 1.6M -549.15K -25.5%
Windacre Partnership 2.15M +528.5K +32.6%
C Citigroup 329.41K -481.86K -59.4%

Financial report summary

  • Moody’s Faces Risks Related to Financial Reforms Outside the U.S. Affecting the Credit Rating Industry and Moody’s Customers.
  • The Company Faces Exposure to Litigation and Government Regulatory Proceedings, Investigations and Inquiries Related to Rating Opinions and Other Business Practices.
  • The Company Is Exposed to Risks Related to Its Compliance and Risk Management Programs.
  • Moody’s Faces Risks Related to Protecting Its Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Moody’s Faces Risks Related to Tax Matters, Including Changes in Tax Rates or Tax Rules.
  • The Company is Exposed to Legal, Economic, Operational and Regulatory Risks of Operating in Multiple Jurisdictions.
  • Moody’s Operations are Exposed to Risks from Infrastructure Malfunctions or Failures.
  • Changes in the Volume of Debt Securities Issued in Domestic and/or Global Capital Markets, Asset Levels and Flows into Investment Levels and Changes in Interest Rates and Other Volatility in the Financial Markets Can Negatively Impact the Nature and Economics of the Company’s Business.
  • The Company Faces Increased Pricing Pressure from Competitors and/or Customers.
  • The Company is Exposed to Reputation and Credibility Concerns.
  • The Introduction of Competing Products or Technologies by Other Companies Can Negatively Impact the Nature and Economics of the Company’s Business.
  • Moody’s Is Exposed to Risks Related to Loss of Key Employees and Related Compensation Cost Pressures.
  • Moody’s Acquisitions, Dispositions and Other Strategic Transactions or Internal Technology Investments May Not Produce Anticipated Results Exposing the Company to Future Significant Impairment Charges Relating to Its Goodwill, Intangible Assets or Property and Equipment.
  • The Company is Exposed to Risks Related to Cybersecurity and Protection of Confidential Information.
  • The Company is Exposed to Risks Related Protection of Confidential Information
  • The Company Is Dependent on the Use of Third-Party Software, Data, Hosted Solutions, Data Centers, Cloud and Network Infrastructure (Together, “Third Party Technology”), and Any Reduction in Third-Party Product Quality or Service Offerings, Could Have a Material Adverse Effect on the Company’s Business, Financial Condition or Results of Operations.
Management Discussion
  • This discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with the Moody’s Corporation condensed consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included elsewhere in this quarterly report on Form 10-Q.
  • This Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations contains Forward-Looking Statements. See “Forward-Looking Statements” commencing on page 67 for a discussion of uncertainties, risks and other factors associated with these statements.
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