MCO Moody's Corp

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  • MCO
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 05:17 PM EST
  • $97.03
  • -$0.72
  • -0.7%
  • Industry
  • Credit services
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MCO Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.40% Financial Average 4.19%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.36 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    33.7% EPS $4.04
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2010
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Growth History

MCO Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for MCO 28.9% 40.6% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

MCO Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.9000 2013 40.6%
Historical Dividend Data

MCO Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3400 2014-12-17 2015-02-18 2015-02-20 2015-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2014-10-21 2014-11-18 2014-11-20 2014-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2014-07-14 2014-08-18 2014-08-20 2014-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2014-04-15 2014-05-16 2014-05-20 2014-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2013-12-18 2014-02-18 2014-02-20 2014-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-10-22 2013-11-18 2013-11-20 2013-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-07-16 2013-08-16 2013-08-20 2013-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2013-04-16 2013-05-16 2013-05-20 2013-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2012-12-11 2013-02-15 2013-02-20 2013-03-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2012-10-23 2012-11-16 2012-11-20 2012-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2012-07-09 2012-08-16 2012-08-20 2012-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2012-04-16 2012-05-17 2012-05-21 2012-06-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2011-12-13 2012-02-15 2012-02-20 2012-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2011-10-25 2011-11-16 2011-11-20 2011-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2011-07-11 2011-08-17 2011-08-20 2011-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2011-04-26 2011-05-18 2011-05-20 2011-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2010-12-15 2011-02-16 2011-02-20 2011-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2010-10-26 2010-11-17 2010-11-20 2010-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2010-07-26 2010-08-18 2010-08-20 2010-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2010-04-20 2010-05-18 2010-05-20 2010-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2009-12-15 2010-02-17 2010-02-20 2010-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-10-27 2009-11-18 2009-11-20 2009-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-07-29 2009-08-18 2009-08-20 2009-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-04-28 2009-05-18 2009-05-20 2009-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-12-17 2009-02-18 2009-02-20 2009-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-10-29 2008-11-18 2008-11-20 2008-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-07-28 2008-08-18 2008-08-20 2008-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-04-22 2008-05-16 2008-05-20 2008-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2007-12-18 2008-02-15 2008-02-20 2008-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2007-10-24 2007-11-16 2007-11-20 2007-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2007-07-30 2007-08-16 2007-08-20 2007-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2007-04-24 2007-05-16 2007-05-20 2007-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2006-12-13 2007-02-15 2007-02-20 2007-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2006-10-24 2006-11-16 2006-11-20 2006-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2006-08-01 2006-08-16 2006-08-20 2006-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2006-04-25 2006-05-17 2006-05-20 2006-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2005-12-13 2006-02-15 2006-02-20 2006-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2005-10-26 2005-11-16 2005-11-20 2005-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2005-07-12 2005-08-17 2005-08-20 2005-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2005-02-16 2005-05-25 2005-05-27 2005-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2005-02-16 2005-05-19 2005-05-04 2005-05-18 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0375 2004-12-14 2005-02-16 2005-02-20 2005-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2004-10-27 2004-11-17 2004-11-20 2004-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2004-07-28 2004-08-18 2004-08-20 2004-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2004-04-27 2004-05-18 2004-05-20 2004-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2003-12-09 2004-02-18 2004-02-20 2004-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2003-10-28 2003-11-18 2003-11-20 2003-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2003-07-22 2003-08-18 2003-08-20 2003-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2003-04-22 2003-05-16 2003-05-20 2003-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2002-12-10 2003-02-18 2003-02-20 2003-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2002-10-22 2002-11-18 2002-11-20 2002-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2002-07-23 2002-08-16 2002-08-20 2002-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2002-04-23 2002-05-16 2002-05-20 2002-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2001-12-14 2002-02-26 2002-02-28 2002-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2001-10-22 2001-11-16 2001-11-20 2001-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2001-07-23 2001-08-16 2001-08-20 2001-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2001-04-23 2001-05-16 2001-05-20 2001-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2000-12-20 2001-02-22 2001-02-26 2001-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0225 2000-10-18 2000-11-16 2000-11-20 2000-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 2000-07-19 2000-08-16 2000-08-20 2000-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 2000-04-19 2000-05-17 2000-05-20 2000-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1999-12-15 2000-02-16 2000-02-20 2000-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1999-10-20 1999-11-17 1999-11-19 1999-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1999-07-21 1999-08-18 1999-08-20 1999-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1999-04-21 1999-05-18 1999-05-20 1999-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1999-05-26 1999-05-31 1999-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1998-12-16 1999-02-17 1999-02-20 1999-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1999-02-05 1999-02-24 1999-02-28 1999-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1998-10-21 1998-11-18 1998-11-20 1998-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1998-11-09 1998-11-25 1998-11-30 1998-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0925 1998-07-20 1998-08-18 1998-08-20 1998-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1998-08-07 1998-08-27 1998-08-31 1998-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1998-05-08 1998-05-27 1998-05-31 1998-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1998-02-09 1998-02-25 1998-02-28 1998-03-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1997-11-07 1997-11-25 1997-11-30 1997-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1997-08-12 1997-08-27 1997-08-31 1997-09-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1997-05-19 1997-05-28 1997-05-31 1997-06-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1997-02-19 1997-02-26 1997-02-28 1997-03-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1713 1996-11-18 1996-11-26 1996-11-30 1996-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1751 1996-08-19 1996-08-28 1996-08-31 1996-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 1994-05-24 1994-06-02 1994-06-08 1994-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 1994-02-22 1994-03-07 1994-03-11 1994-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 1993-11-29 1993-12-08 1993-12-14 1993-12-31 Unknown Unknown unknown
Company Profile

MCO Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial
Industry: Credit Services

Moody's Corp- (MCO)-provides credit ratings and related research, data, and analytical tools; quantitative credit risk measures, risk scoring software, and credit portfolio management solutions; and fixed income pricing data and valuation models principally in the United States and Europe. The company was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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News

Moody's Corp News

  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before the opening bell on Friday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these...
  • Before Wednesday's opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • On Tuesday morning, Moody's Corporation (MCO) reported that it has boosted its outlook for FY2014. The rating agency has raised its adjusted...
  • Before the opening bell on Friday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before Monday's opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Moody's Corporation Beats Estimates; Offers FY Guidance; Stock Rises (MCO)

    Before the opening bell on Friday morning, ratings giant Moody's Corporation (MCO) reported its fourth quarter earnings, posting higher revenue and earnings than last year's Q4. MCO's Earnings in Brief
    • Moody's reported fourth quarter revenues of $779.2 million, a 3% increase from last year's Q4 revenue of $754.2 million.
    • Net earnings for the quarter came in at $206.7 million, or 94 cents per diluted share, up from $160.1 million, 0r 70 cents per diluted share reported for 2012's Q4.
    • On an adjusted basis, non-GAAP EPS came in at 85 cents, which still marks an increase of 21% over last year's adjusted Q4 EPS.
    • Moody's was able to beat analysts' estimates of 76 cents EPS on revenues of $743.87 million.
    • Looking ahead to the full year, Moody's sees EPS in the range of $3.90 to $4.00. This is in-line with analysts' estimates.
    CEO Commentary Raymond McDaniel, president and CEO of Moody’s had the following to say about the company's earnings: "Moody's delivered strong financial performance throughout 2013, including revenue growth in all lines of business, margin expansion and 18% reported EPS growth. While we anticipate variable market conditions in 2014, we nonetheless expect revenue growth across all areas of our business, as well as growth in earnings per share to $3.90 to $4.00.” MCO's Dividend Moody's recently raised its dividend from 25 cents per quarter to 28 cents. The company now pays an annualized dividend of $1.12. MCO's next dividend is payable on March 10 and goes ex-dividend on February 18. Stock Performance Moody's was up $2.89, or 3.76%, in pre-market trading. YTD, the company's stock is down 0.71%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Moody's Corporation (MCO)  have a yield of 1.46% based on Thursday's closing price of $76.77 and the company's annualized payout of $1.12. Moody's Corporation (MCO)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Goldman Resumes Coverage on Moody's with "Neutral" Rating (MCO)

    Goldman Sachs reported on Friday that it has resumed coverage on ratings agency Moody's Corporation (MCO) . The firm has resumed coverage on MCO with a "Neutral" rating and $72 price target. This price target suggests that the stock will remain flat at its current price of $71.49. Goldman Sachs noted that the company's positive factors include its strong position of the rating agency, its attractive returns and margins, and its lack of debt. Moody's shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Friday. The stock is up 42% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Moody's Corporation (MCO) have a 1.40% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $71.49. Moody's Corporation (MCO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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