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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.66
MCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MCO: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.66 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.66
Equity-to-Asset -0.23
MCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. MCO: -0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.81  Med: -0.12 Max: 0.23
Current: -0.23
-0.81
0.23
Interest Coverage 4.29
MCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 132.47 vs. MCO: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 12.71 Max: 25.94
Current: 4.29
4.29
25.94
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 5.02
Beneish M-Score: -3.45
WACC vs ROIC
7.97%
41.55%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.72
MCO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.06 vs. MCO: 17.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.72  Med: 40.5 Max: 50.07
Current: 17.72
17.72
50.07
Net Margin % 7.40
MCO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
54% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. MCO: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 25.67 Max: 31.05
Current: 7.4
7.4
31.05
ROA % 5.21
MCO's ROA % is ranked higher than
76% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MCO: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.11  Med: 21.2 Max: 43.68
Current: 5.21
5.11
43.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 221.54
MCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.64 vs. MCO: 221.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 221.54  Med: 346.25 Max: 838.97
Current: 221.54
221.54
838.97
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.50
MCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. MCO: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 16.4 Max: 30.4
Current: 11.5
1.1
30.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -11.20
MCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. MCO: -11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.2  Med: 19.4 Max: 35.7
Current: -11.2
-11.2
35.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -27.70
MCO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. MCO: -27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MCO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.7  Med: 20.25 Max: 34.9
Current: -27.7
-27.7
34.9
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Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings, credits, & economic related research, data and analytical tools, software solutions and related risk management services, quantitative credit risk measures, financial services training & certification services.

Moody's publishes credit opinions, research, and ratings on fixed-income securities, issuers of securities, and other credit obligations. Customers include corporate and governmental issuers of securities as well as investors, investment banks, commercial banks, and other financial intermediaries. Its credit rating categories include corporate ratings (28% of sales), structured finance (14%), financial institutions (13%), and public finance (13%). Moody Analytics, subscription-based debt capital research, contributes the remaining revenue.

Guru Investment Theses on Moody's Corporation

Bill Nygren Comments on Moody’s - Apr 10, 2017

Moody’s (NYSE:MCO) provides essential information to the world’s capital markets. We have a long history with Moody’s, dating back to the 1990s when it was a part of Dun & Bradstreet. The stock briefly traded for less than 17x 2018 earnings estimates because investors feared that rising interest rates and changing tax policies would depress debt issuance. Although such events would likely result in slower growth in the short term, we believe the company’s long-term prospects remain compelling. Bonds issued with a Moody’s rating pay meaningfully lower interest rates than those without a Moody’s rating, and the price paid to Moody’s is much lower than the interest savings the issuer realizes. We believe this will create consistent demand for bond ratings as debt markets grow. Management is cognizant of the value that the Moody’s rating provides, and they are able to steadily raise prices year after year. In our view, Moody’s is a great business with growing profits, run by a management team we’ve known and respected for years, and the shares trade at a price that is well below our estimate of intrinsic value.



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Moody’s (NYSE:MCO) provides essential information to the world’s capital markets. We have a long history with Moody’s, dating back to the 1990s when it was a part of Dun & Bradstreet. The stock briefly traded for less than 17x 2018 earnings estimates because investors feared that rising interest rates and changing tax policies would depress debt issuance. Although such events would likely result in slower growth in the short term, we believe the company’s long-term prospects remain compelling. Bonds issued with a Moody’s rating pay meaningfully lower interest rates than those without a Moody’s rating, and the price paid to Moody’s is much lower than the interest savings the issuer realizes. We believe this will create consistent demand for bond ratings as debt markets grow. Management is cognizant of the value that the Moody’s rating provides, and they are able to steadily raise prices year after year. In our view, Moody’s is a great business with growing profits, run by a management team we’ve known and respected for years, and the shares trade at a price that is well below our estimate of intrinsic value. Read more...
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U.S. Added 19,400 Franchise Jobs in May, According to ADP National Franchise Report

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2016) - U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 19,400 during the month of May, according to the ADP National Franchise Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment derived from ADP's actual transactional payroll data. The report is produced by ADP® in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. and is published by the ADP Research Institute®. "Franchise employment growth in May was up by one-third compared to April," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and head of the ADP Research Institute. "However, this is well below the average of 27,000 jobs added per month over the last twelve months." May 2016 ADP National Franchise Report Highlights Click here to access the ADP National Franchise Report Infographic The table below presents U.S. franchise employment growth over time, measuring current month growth, year-over-year changes, and the average monthly growth rate over the past 12 months. This chart also reflects changes in small business employment to help illustrate the correlation between small businesses overall and franchises.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


May 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Industry
Monthly Employment Change
 
Employment Level (Thousands)
 
Monthly Growth Rate

(%)
Contribution

to

Monthly

Growth

(%)
Year-

Over-

Year

Growth

Rate

(%)
 
12 Month Average Growth

Rate

(%)


Total U.S. NonFarm Private Employment *
173,000
 
121,829
 
0.1%
 
2.0%
 
0.2%


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Small Business (1-49 Employees)
76,000
 
51,160
 
0.1%
 
2.0%
 
0.2%


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Total U.S. Franchise Employment
19,400
 
8,360
 
0.2%
100% 4.1%
 
0.3%


 
Restaurants
16,790
 
4,364
 
0.4%
87%
5.8%
 
0.5%


 
Gasoline Stations and Auto Repair
1,440
 
383
 
0.4%
7%
1.5%
 
0.1%


 
Business Services
730
 
458
 
0.2%
4%
0.3%
 
0.0%


 
Auto Parts and Dealers
570
 
1,272
 
0.0%
3%
4.4%
 
0.4%


 
Food Retailers
420
 
152
 
0.3%
2%
2.4%
 
0.2%


 
Personal Services
420
 
149
 
0.3%
2%
14.6%
 
1.1%


 
Accommodations
360
 
653
 
0.1%
2%
1.0%
 
0.1%


 
Personal Care Retailers
310
 
78
 
0.4%
2%
3.6%
 
0.3%


 
Building Material and Garden Equipment
130
 
57
 
0.2%
1%
4.5%
  0.4%


 
Professional Services
10
 
98
 
0.0%
0%
2.7%
 
0.2%


 
Manufacturing
-
 
9
 
0.0%
0%
2.4%
 
0.2%


 
Real Estate
(50)
 
62
 
-0.1%
0%
1.4%
 
0.1%


 
Rental
(50)
 
39
 
-0.1%
0%
-0.1%
 
0.0%


 
Education
(280)
 
58
 
-0.5%
-1%
-2.7%
 
-0.2%


 
Other
(600)
 
448
 
-0.1%
-3%
-0.3%
 
0.0%


 
Leisure
(780)
 
80
 
-1.0%
-4%
-5.5%
 
-0.5%


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


* ADP National Employment Report


Note: Sum of components may not equal total due to rounding. Industries are ranked based on monthly contribution to Total Franchise Employment


 



The June 2016 ADP National Franchise Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 7, 2016. A schedule of future release dates, as well as additional information about franchise employment, charts on monthly job growth and employment levels, and historical data is available at www.ADPemploymentreport.com. About the ADP National Franchise Report®

The ADP National Franchise Report®, the first and only report of its kind, is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private franchise employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Franchise Report is derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 15,000 Franchisors and Franchisees employing nearly one million workers in the U.S. The ADP National Franchise Report is published by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within ADP that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Franchise Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Franchise Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge. For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP National Franchise Report: Development Methodology." For information about the ADP National Employment Report® and ADP Regional Employment Report® published each month by the ADP Research Institute, please visit: http://www.adpemploymentreport.com/. About Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.3 billion in 2014, employs approximately 10,200 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 35 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com. About ADP (NASDAQ: ADP)

Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP's cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. For more information, visit ADP.com. The ADP logo, ADP, ADP National Employment Report, ADP Research Institute, ADP Regional Employment Report and ADP National Franchise Report are registered trademarks of ADP, LLC. ADP A more human resource. is a service mark of ADP, LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2016 ADP, LLC. All rights reserved. ADP-Media


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ADP, LLC

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ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 173,000 Jobs in May

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2016) - Private sector employment increased by 173,000 jobs from April to May according to the May ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by ADP® in collaboration with Moody's Analytics. The report, which is derived from ADP's actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis. May 2016 Report Highlights* View the ADP National Employment Report Infographic at www.adpemploymentreport.com. Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 173,000

By Company Size 

Small businesses: 76,000     

1-19 employees 38,000 
20-49 employees 38,000 




Medium businesses: 63,000  

50-499 employees 63,000 




Large businesses: 34,000  

500-999 employees 11,000 
1,000 employees 24,000 





By Sector 

Goods-producing -1,000 
Service-providing 175,000 




Industry Snapshot

Construction 13,000 
Manufacturing -3,000 
Trade/transportation/utilities 28,000 
Financial activities 13,000 
Professional/business services 43,000 


* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding. Payrolls for businesses with 49 or fewer employees increased by 76,000 jobs in May, down from an upwardly revised 101,000 in April. Employment at companies with 50-499 employees increased by 63,000 jobs, up from last month's 39,000. Employment at large companies -- those with 500 or more employees -- increased by 34,000, up from April's 25,000. Companies with 500-999 employees added 11,000 and companies with over 1,000 employees added 24,000 this month. Goods-producing employment dropped by 1,000 jobs in May after losing a 7,000 (revised) in April. The construction industry added 13,000 jobs, in line with the previous month. Meanwhile, manufacturing lost 3,000 jobs after losing 10,000 the previous month. Service-providing employment rose by 175,000 jobs in May, a slight increase over April's upwardly revised 173,000. The ADP National Employment Report indicates that professional/business services contributed 43,000 jobs, up from April's upwardly revised 38,000. Trade/transportation/utilities grew by 28,000, up a bit from the 24,000 jobs added the previous month. Financial activities added 13,000.  "Job creation appears to have slowed as we move further into 2016," said Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and head of the ADP Research Institute. "Challenging global conditions affecting hiring at large companies and a tightening labor market for skilled workers are among the factors that may be contributing to the slowdown." Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, said, "Job growth has moderated this spring as energy companies and manufacturers shed jobs. Retailers are also more circumspect in their hiring. Despite the recent slowdown, job growth remains strong enough to reduce underemployment." To see Chart 1. Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201606/MOD-42410_Chart1.ChangeinTotalNonfarmPrivateEmployment.jpg To see Chart 2. Historical Trend -- Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201606/MOD-42411_Chart2.HistoricalTrendChangeinTotalNonfarmPrivateEmployment.jpg To see Chart 3. Change in Nonfarm Private Employment by Selected Industry, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201606/MOD-42412_Chart3.ChangeinNonfarmPrivateEmploymentbySelectedIndustry.jpg To see Chart 4. Change in Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201606/MOD-42413_Chart4.ChangeinNonfarmPrivateEmploymentbyCompanySize.jpg The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Employment Report was derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 411,000 U.S. clients employing nearly 24 million workers in the U.S. The April total of jobs added was revised from 156,000 to 166,000. To obtain additional information about the ADP National Employment Report, including additional charts, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.adpemploymentreport.com. The June 2016 ADP National Employment Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on July 7, 2016. About the ADP National Employment Report®

The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The report, which measures nearly 24 million U.S. workers, is produced by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge. The data for this report is collected for pay periods that can be interpolated to include the week of the 12th of each month, and processed with statistical methodologies similar to those used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to compute employment from its monthly survey of establishments. Due to this processing, this subset is modified to make it indicative of national employment levels; therefore, the resulting employment changes computed for the ADP National Employment Report are not representative of changes in ADP's total base of U.S. business clients. For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP National Employment Report: Development Methodology" at http://adpemploymentreport.com/common-legacy/docs/ADP-NER-Methodology-Full-Detail.pdf. About Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.3 billion in 2014, employs approximately 10,200 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 35 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com. About ADP (NASDAQ: ADP)

Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP's cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. For more information, visit ADP.com. The ADP logo, ADP, the ADP National Employment Report and the ADP Research Institute are registered trademarks of ADP, LLC. ADP A more human resource. is a service mark of ADP, LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2016 ADP, LLC. All rights reserved. ADP-Media Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=3016585

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ADP Regional Employment Report: April Job Growth in the West and Midwest Comparable to March

Growth Slower in the South and Northeast

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) -  Private sector employment increased in all four major regions and all nine U.S. Census Bureau Divisions during the month of April 2016, according to the monthly ADP Regional Employment Report®, which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Regional Employment Report measures monthly changes in regional nonfarm private employment on a seasonally adjusted basis. "The growth of high quality tech jobs has helped the West," said Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and head of the ADP Research Institute®. "Hiring has been concentrated in mid- and high-wage industries which also has a positive impact on housing prices, construction and other facets of the regional economy." On May 4, 2016, the ADP National Employment Report® reported that total U.S. private sector employment increased by 156,000 jobs from March to April. April 2016 Report Highlights Click here to access the ADP Regional Employment Report Infographic


 
 
 
 
 


Changes in Regional U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment:
156,000*
 
 


 
 
 
 
 


• Four Major Regions 
 
 
 


 
Region
Jobs /-
 
Monthly Change %


 
 
 
 
(Growth Rate)


 
 
 
 
 


 
South
52,000
 
0.12%


 
West
51,000
 
0.19%


 
Midwest
33,000
 
0.12%


 
Northeast
20,000
 
0.09%


 
 
 
 
 


• By U.S. Census Bureau Division
 
 


 
 
 
 
 


 
Division
Jobs /-
 
Monthly Change %


 
 
 
 
(Growth Rate)


 
 
 
 
 


 
New England
5,000
 
0.08%


 
Pacific
31,000
 
0.17%


 
Middle Atlantic
15,000  
0.09%


 
East North Central
23,000
 
0.12%


 
West North Central
10,000
 
0.11%


 
Mountain
19,000
 
0.23%


 
South Atlantic
34,000
 
0.15%


 
East South Central
9,000
 
0.14%


 
West South Central
8,000
 
0.06%


 
 
 
 
 


 
Total Employment:
156,000
 
 


 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 


• By 29 U.S. States Tracked, plus the District of Columbia  


 
 
 
 
 


 
State
Jobs /-
 
Monthly Change %


 
 
 
 
(Growth Rate)


 
 
 
 
 


 
Alabama
1,600
 
0.10%


 
Arizona
4,400
 
0.19%


 
California
20,600
 
0.15%


 
Colorado
4,800
 
0.22%


 
Connecticut
  600
 
0.04%


 
Florida
9,500
 
0.13%


 
Georgia
6,400
 
0.18%


 
Idaho 1,300
 
0.23%


 
Illinois
5,200
 
0.10%


 
Indiana
5,100
 
0.19%


 
Kentucky
1,900
 
0.12%


 
Maryland
-1,100
 
-0.05%


 
Massachusetts
3,500
 
0.11%


 
Michigan
5,800
 
0.16%


 
Minnesota
3,800
 
0.15%


 
Nevada
3,600
 
0.32%


 
New Jersey
4,000
 
0.12%


 
New York
7,300
 
0.09%


 
North Carolina
5,500
 
0.15%


 
Ohio
5,700
 
0.12%


 
Oregon
3,700
 
0.25%


 
Pennsylvania
3,600
 
0.07%


 
South Carolina
2,200
 
0.13%


 
Tennessee
3,900
 
0.16%


 
Texas
9,100
 
0.09%


 
Utah
3,000
 
0.26%


 
Virginia
5,800
 
0.18%


 
Washington
6,600
 
0.25%


 
Washington D.C.
1,200
 
0.22%


 
Wisconsin
1,300
 
0.05%

 
 
 
 
 



To obtain regional and state-specific results on the ADP Regional Employment Report, which includes job growth by sector, select industries and establishment size**, please visit www.ADPemploymentreport.com. * Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding. ** Employment by state is determined by the location where employees work. In most cases, this approach aligns with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' measure of establishment employment, reflecting the state where an employee works. In some cases, a payroll located in a certain state may include employees from one or more states outside that state. Additional data for the states above, including jobs data by sector and select industries is available at www.ADPemploymentreport.com. The April 2016 ADP Regional Employment Report will be released at 9:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. A full publishing calendar can be found at www.ADPemploymentreport.com. About the ADP Regional Employment Report®

The ADP Regional Employment Report®, which is produced by ADP in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc., is a monthly estimate of private nonfarm employment in nine U.S. Census Bureau divisions, as well as 29 U.S. states, plus the District of Columbia. The report is a measure of employment derived from an anonymous subset of roughly 411,000 U.S. business clients, which employ nearly 24 million workers in the U.S. Each month, ADP issues the ADP Regional Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP Regional Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge. About the ADP National Employment Report®

The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The report, which measures nearly 24 million U.S. workers, is published by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge. The ADP Small Business Report® is a monthly estimate of private nonfarm employment among companies in the U.S. with 1-49 employees and is a subset of the ADP National Employment Report. The data for all three reports is collected for pay periods that can be interpolated to include the week of the 12th of each month, and processed with statistical methodologies similar to those used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to compute employment from its monthly survey of establishments. Due to this processing, this subset is modified to make it indicative of national employment levels; therefore, the resulting employment changes computed for the ADP National Employment Report are not representative of changes in ADP's total base of U.S. business clients. About Moody's Analytics 

Moody's Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.3 billion in 2014, employs approximately 10,200 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 35 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com. About ADP (NASDAQ: ADP)

Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP's cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. For more information, visit ADP.com. The ADP logo, ADP, ADP Regional Employment Report, ADP National Employment Report, ADP Small Business Report, and the ADP Research Institute are registered trademarks of ADP, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2016, ADP, LLC. All rights reserved. ADP-Media


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ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 156,000 Jobs in April

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) -  Private sector employment increased by 156,000 jobs from March to April according to the April ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by ADP® in collaboration with Moody's Analytics. The report, which is derived from ADP's actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis. April 2016 Report Highlights* View the ADP National Employment Report Infographic at www.adpemploymentreport.com. Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 156,000

By Company Size 

Small businesses: 93,000     

1-19 employees 50,000  20-49 employees 43,000 




Medium businesses: 39,000  

50-499 employees 39,000 




Large businesses: 24,000  

500-999 employees 15,000  1,000 employees 9,000 





By Sector 

Goods-producing -11,000  Service-providing 166,000 




Industry Snapshot

Construction 14,000  Manufacturing -13,000  Trade/transportation/utilities 25,000  Financial activities 4,000  Professional/business services 27,000 


* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding. Payrolls for businesses with 49 or fewer employees increased by 93,000 jobs in April, about the same number as March. Employment at companies with 50-499 employees increased by 39,000 jobs, well off from last month's 66,000. Employment at large companies -- those with 500 or more employees -- dropped off to 24,000 from March's 35,000. Companies with 500-999 employees added 15,000 and companies with over 1,000 employees added just 9,000 this month. Goods-producing employment dropped by 11,000 jobs in April, down from a downwardly revised 5,000 in March. The construction industry added 14,000 jobs, which was down from March's 18,000. Meanwhile, manufacturing lost 13,000 jobs after being revised down to -3,000 the previous month. Service-providing employment rose by 166,000 jobs in April, down from 189,000 in March. The ADP National Employment Report indicates that professional/business services contributed 27,000 jobs, down a bit from March's 31,000. Trade/transportation/utilities grew by 25,000, well down from the 42,000 jobs added the previous month. Financial activities added just 4,000.  "Despite the softest overall monthly jobs added in three years, small businesses remained an engine for job growth in April," said Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and head of the ADP Research Institute. "Smaller businesses are less susceptible to global conditions, such as low commodity prices and the strong dollar, that may have caused larger businesses to ease up on hiring." Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, said, "The job market appears to have stumbled in April. Job growth noticeably slowed, with some weakness across most sectors. One month does not make a trend, but this bears close watching as the financial market turmoil earlier in the year may have done some damage to business hiring." To see Chart 1. Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201605/MOD-38087_Chart1.ChangeinTotalNonfarmPrivateEmployment.jpg To see Chart 2. Historical Trend -- Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201605/MOD-38088_Chart2.HistoricalTrendChangeinTotalNonfarmPrivateEmployment.jpg To see Chart 3. Change in Nonfarm Private Employment by Selected Industry, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201605/MOD-38089_Chart3.ChangeinNonfarmPrivateEmploymentbySelectedIndustry.jpg To see Chart 4. Change in Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size, please click here: http://media.marketwire.com/attachments/201605/MOD-38090_Chart4.ChangeinNonfarmPrivateEmploymentbyCompanySize.jpg The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Employment Report was derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 411,000 U.S. clients employing nearly 24 million workers in the U.S. The March total of jobs added was revised from 200,000 to 194,000. To obtain additional information about the ADP National Employment Report, including additional charts, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.adpemploymentreport.com. The May 2016 ADP National Employment Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on June 2, 2016. About the ADP National Employment Report®

The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The report, which measures nearly 24 million U.S. workers, is produced by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge. The data for this report is collected for pay periods that can be interpolated to include the week of the 12th of each month, and processed with statistical methodologies similar to those used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to compute employment from its monthly survey of establishments. Due to this processing, this subset is modified to make it indicative of national employment levels; therefore, the resulting employment changes computed for the ADP National Employment Report are not representative of changes in ADP's total base of U.S. business clients. For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP National Employment Report: Development Methodology" at http://adpemploymentreport.com/common-legacy/docs/ADP-NER-Methodology-Full-Detail.pdf. About Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.3 billion in 2014, employs approximately 10,200 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 35 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com. About ADP (NASDAQ: ADP)

Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP's cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. For more information, visit ADP.com. The ADP logo, ADP, the ADP National Employment Report and the ADP Research Institute are registered trademarks of ADP, LLC. ADP A more human resource. is a service mark of ADP, LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2016 ADP, LLC. All rights reserved. ADP-Media Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=3002362

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U.S. Added 14,100 Franchise Jobs in April, According to ADP National Franchise Report

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 14,100 during the month of April, according to the ADP National Franchise Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment derived from ADP's actual transactional payroll data. The report is produced by ADP® in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. and is published by the ADP Research Institute®. "The Restaurant segment drove franchise employment growth in April, actually adding more jobs than the sector as a whole," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and head of the ADP Research Institute. "Accelerating wage growth as reported in ADP's most recent Workforce Vitality Report  may be motivating consumers to eat out more often." April 2016 ADP National Franchise Report Highlights Click here to access the ADP National Franchise Report Infographic The table below presents U.S. franchise employment growth over time, measuring current month growth, year-over-year changes, and the average monthly growth rate over the past 12 months. This chart also reflects changes in small business employment to help illustrate the correlation between small businesses overall and franchises.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


April 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Industry
Monthly Employment Change
 
Employment Level (Thousands)
 
Monthly Growth Rate (%)
Contribution

to

Monthly

Growth

(%)
Year-

Over-

Year

Growth

Rate (%)
 
12 Month Average Growth

Rate (%)


Total U.S. NonFarm Private Employment *
156,000
 
121,639
 
0.1%
 
2.0%
 
0.2%


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Small Business (1-49 Employees)
93,000
 
51,076
 
0.2%
 
2.1%
 
0.2%


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Total U.S. Franchise Employment
14,100
 
8,341
 
0.2% 100%
4.1%
 
0.3%


 
Restaurants
17,750
 
4,349
 
0.4%
126%
5.8%
 
0.5%


 
Auto Parts and Dealers
660
 
1,271
 
0.1%
5%
4.5%
 
0.4%


 
Professional Services
170
 
98
 
0.2%
1%
2.2%
 
0.2%


 
Building Material and Garden Equipment
110
 
57
 
0.2%
1%
4.6%
 
0.4%


 
Food Retailers
90
 
151
 
0.1%
1%
2.4%
 
0.2%


 
Personal Care Retailers
40
 
77
 
0.1%
0%
3.5%
 
0.3%


 
Real Estate
10
 
62
 
0.0%
0%
0.9%
 
0.1%


 
Personal Services
-
 
148
 
0.0%
0%
14.3%
 
1.1%


 
Manufacturing
(20)
 
9
 
-0.2%
0%
2.4%  
0.2%


 
Rental
(60)
 
39
 
-0.1%
0%
-0.1%
 
0.0%


 
Education
(100)
 
58
 
-0.2%
-1%
-2.2%
 
-0.2%


 
Leisure
(360)
 
81
 
-0.4%
-3%
-5.5%
 
-0.5%


 
Other
(720)
 
449
 
-0.2%
-5%
0.2%
 
0.0%


 
Gasoline Stations and Auto Repair
(750)
 
382
 
-0.2%
-5%
0.5%
 
0.0%


 
Accommodations
(1,230)
 
653
 
-0.2%
-9%
1.1%
 
0.1%


 
Business Services
(1,440)
 
457
 
-0.3%
-10%
0.4%
 
0.0%


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


* ADP National Employment Report


Note: Sum of components may not equal total due to rounding. Industries are ranked based on monthly contribution to Total Franchise Employment



The May 2016 ADP National Franchise Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 2, 2016. A schedule of future release dates, as well as additional information about franchise employment, charts on monthly job growth and employment levels, and historical data is available at www.ADPemploymentreport.com. About the ADP National Franchise Report®

The ADP National Franchise Report®, the first and only report of its kind, is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private franchise employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Franchise Report is derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 15,000 Franchisors and Franchisees employing nearly one million workers in the U.S. The ADP National Franchise Report is published by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within ADP that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Franchise Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Franchise Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge. For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP National Franchise Report: Development Methodology." For information about the ADP National Employment Report® and ADP Regional Employment Report® published each month by the ADP Research Institute, please visit: http://www.adpemploymentreport.com/. About Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.3 billion in 2014, employs approximately 10,200 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 35 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com. About ADP (NASDAQ: ADP)

Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP's cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. For more information, visit ADP.com. The ADP logo, ADP, ADP National Employment Report, ADP Research Institute, ADP Regional Employment Report and ADP National Franchise Report are registered trademarks of ADP, LLC. ADP A more human resource. is a service mark of ADP, LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2016 ADP, LLC. All rights reserved. ADP-Media


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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 90.12
MCO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.17 vs. MCO: 90.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MCO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.97  Med: 17.67 Max: 90.12
Current: 90.12
8.97
90.12
Forward PE Ratio 22.57
MCO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. MCO: 22.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 90.12
MCO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
88% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 20.43 vs. MCO: 90.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MCO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.97  Med: 17.67 Max: 90.12
Current: 90.12
8.97
90.12
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 20.56
MCO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
58% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. MCO: 20.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MCO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.54  Med: 16.91 Max: 27.85
Current: 20.56
7.54
27.85
PS Ratio 6.46
MCO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. MCO: 6.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.98 Max: 10.76
Current: 6.46
2.26
10.76
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.95
MCO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.36 vs. MCO: 20.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MCO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.22  Med: 16.48 Max: 29.88
Current: 20.95
8.22
29.88
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.98
MCO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
65% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. MCO: 18.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MCO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.07  Med: 15.05 Max: 28.64
Current: 18.98
7.07
28.64
EV-to-EBIT 32.22
MCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. MCO: 32.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 11.3 Max: 34.7
Current: 32.22
6.1
34.7
EV-to-EBITDA 27.32
MCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. MCO: 27.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 10.45 Max: 29.4
Current: 27.32
5.7
29.4
PEG Ratio 20.02
MCO's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. MCO: 20.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
MCO' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.25 Max: 20.99
Current: 20.02
0.51
20.99
Shiller PE Ratio 39.64
MCO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.07 vs. MCO: 39.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MCO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.28  Med: 22.8 Max: 39.64
Current: 39.64
10.28
39.64
Current Ratio 1.34
MCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. MCO: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.66
Current: 1.34
0.46
2.66
Quick Ratio 1.34
MCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MCO: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.66
Current: 1.34
0.46
2.66
Days Sales Outstanding 89.87
MCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 49.99 vs. MCO: 89.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.68  Med: 85.99 Max: 90.36
Current: 89.87
71.68
90.36
Days Payable 10.10
MCO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
65% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. MCO: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.87  Med: 7.79 Max: 14.28
Current: 10.1
4.87
14.28

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.24
MCO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. MCO: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MCO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.24
0.38
2.49
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.09
MCO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MCO: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MCO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.09
Current: 1.09
0.12
1.09
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 18.00
MCO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. MCO: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MCO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.4  Med: 18.3 Max: 46
Current: 18
-39.4
46
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.28
MCO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
82% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. MCO: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.71
MCO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
56% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. MCO: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MCO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 3.8 Max: 7.33
Current: 3.71
1.12
7.33
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.80
MCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. MCO: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.65 Max: 6.8
Current: 3.8
1.2
6.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.34
MCO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. MCO: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MCO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.74 Max: 18.78
Current: 2.34
0.64
18.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.30
MCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MCO: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MCO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.3
0.13
2.18
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 7.94
MCO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. MCO: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
MCO' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.19 Max: 7.94
Current: 7.94
0.61
7.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.10
MCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. MCO: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 8.9 Max: 16.4
Current: 3.1
2.9
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.11
MCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 10.74 vs. MCO: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 19.8 Max: 29.2
Current: 15.11
1.8
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,604
EPS (TTM) $ 1.32
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float2.95%
52-Week Range $87.30 - 119.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)191.02

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,825 4,109 4,416
EPS ($) 5.26 5.74 6.45
EPS without NRI ($) 5.26 5.74 6.45
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.52 1.70 1.91
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