Moody's (MCO) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.22 EPS

It also reduced Eog Res Inc (NYSE:EOG) stake by 49,452 shares and now owns 2.73M shares. Kepos Lp reported 26,416 shares. The SI to Moodys Corporation's float is 1.78%. Insiders own 1.00% of the company's stock. The stock had a trading volume of 1,350,093 shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) rating on Friday, October 13. It has outperformed by 31.65% the S&P500.

Legal & General Group Plc increased Moodys Corp (MCO) stake by 1.53% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price objective on Moody's from $159.00 to $161.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. About 4.50 million shares traded. Moodys Corp now has $31.16B valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $14.78. About 2.06M shares traded. Moody's's payout ratio is 29.00%. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Kbc Group Nv, which manages about $11.70 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Martin Marietta Matls Inc (NYSE:MLM) by 1,604 shares to 6,898 shares, valued at $1.53M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also upped Spon Adr stake by 123,359 shares and now owns 675,884 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NYSE:HRB) to report earnings on June, 12. Moody's has a 1-year low of $112.55 and a 1-year high of $171.68. HRB's profit will be $1.09 billion for 1.35 P/E if the $5.23 EPS becomes a reality. The business services provider reported $2.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.80 by $0.22, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Its up 0.23, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 73 investors sold AMGN shares while 458 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. 551.71 million shares or 0.60% less from 555.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Continental Ltd Liability Company accumulated 282,242 shares. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. (NYSE:HRB). Capstone Advsr Lc accumulated 16,097 shares. Investors of record on Monday, November 21st will be issued a $0.37 dividend. Atwood & Palmer owns 3,650 shares. Guardian Life Ins Co Of America holds 538 shares. (NYSE:HRB) for 23,037 shares. Hanseatic Ser has invested 0.05% in H&R Block, Inc. Gofen Glossberg Llc Il holds 3,591 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (NYSE:HRB) or 4,672 shares. Rockland Trust stated it has 2,786 shares. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 21% are positive. H & R Block had 34 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald increased their target price on Moody's from $148.00 to $155.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, August 23. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. Barclays Capital has "Hold" rating and $118 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, November 17 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Citigroup. On Wednesday, November 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight". The firm has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 13. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Hold" rating and $137.0 target in Wednesday, August 30 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Stifel Nicolaus.

MoodyÂ's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. It operates through two divisions, MoodyÂ's Investors Service and MoodyÂ's Analytics. The MoodyÂ's Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings on various debt obligations and entities that issue such obligations comprising various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities, and commercial paper programs. Zacks Investment Research lowered Moody's Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday. The rating was maintained by UBS on Monday, November 6 with "Neutral". RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral" on Monday, February 12. As per Tuesday, October 10, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 6. On Monday, February 12 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of MCO in report with "Neutral" rating.

Walter Investment Management Corp (WAC) investors sentiment increased to 0.41 in Q4 2017. That's change of 0.34, from 2017Q3's 1.01. It is positive, as 28 investors sold MCO shares while 162 reduced holdings. 172 increased holdings while 84 funds bought holdings. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Engineers Gate Manager Lp holds 0.02% or 1,504 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Washington-based Tradewinds Management Ltd Co has invested 0.01% in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Estabrook Capital Management accumulated 600 shares. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma holds 0.02% or 815 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Laffer has 0.64% invested in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 17,250 shares. Lloyds Banking Group Incorporated Public Ltd Company reported 884 shares or 1.21% of all its holdings. Etrade Mngmt Llc reported 1,683 shares. Hudson Valley Inv Advsrs Adv holds 11,028 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Warren Averett Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 2,445 shares.

Since November 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $30.52 million activity. Also, Director Darrell Duffie sold 500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, April 2nd. Piper Jaffray maintained Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) rating on Wednesday, October 4. Cornerstone holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 108 shares. Moody's updated its FY18 guidance to $7.68-7.85 EPS. $81,218 worth of stock was sold by Crimmins Michael S on Monday, March 5. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 75,291 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $7,870,168.23.

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