Moody’s Corporation ($MCO) Target: $22 Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Moody's Corporation
Stock ticker MCO
Live stock price [stckqut]MCO[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good
MANAGEMENT EXECUTION
Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor
ANALYSIS
Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $18.2
Target stock price (averages with growth) $24.98
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $27.04
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $23.66

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=mco
Moody's Corporation (Moody's) is a provider of credit ratings; credit and economic related research, data and analytical tools; risk management software, and quantitative credit risk measures, credit portfolio management solutions and training services. The Company operates in two segments: miss and Moody's Analytics. MIS, the credit rating agency, publishes credit ratings on a range of debt obligations and the entities that issue such obligations in markets worldwide, including various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities and commercial paper programs. Revenue is derived from the originators and issuers of such transactions who use MIS ratings to support the distribution of their debt issues to investors. The MA segment develops a range of products and services that support the risk management activities of institutional participants in global financial markets. In November 2010, the Company acquired CSI Global Education Inc.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.


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