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Moody's ROE %

: 109.49% (As of Jun. 2021)
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ROE % is calculated as Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Net Income minus dividends to participating security holders) divided by its average Total Stockholders Equity over a certain period of time. Moody's's annualized net income attributable to common stockholders for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $2,308 Mil. Moody's's average Total Stockholders Equity over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $2,108 Mil. Therefore, Moody's's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 109.49%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Moody's's ROE % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:MCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 125.8   Med: 451.93   Max: 1995.43
Current: 125.8

125.8
1995.43

During the past 13 years, Moody's's highest ROE % was 1995.43%. The lowest was 125.80%. And the median was 451.93%.

NYSE:MCO's ROE % is ranked higher than
97% of the 65 Companies
in the Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. NYSE:MCO: 125.80 )

Moody's ROE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Moody's's ROE % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Moody's Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
ROE %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - - 1,995.43 265.55 163.04

Moody's Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
ROE % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 250.89 147.20 81.93 163.60 109.49

Competitive Comparison

For the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges subindustry, Moody's's ROE %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROE % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Moody's ROE % Distribution

For the Capital Markets industry and Financial Services sector, Moody's's ROE % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Moody's's ROE % falls into.



Moody's ROE % Calculation

Moody's's annualized ROE % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (A: Dec. 2020 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2019 )+Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2020 ))/ count )
=1778/( (612+1569)/ 2 )
=1778/1090.5
=163.04 %

Moody's's annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Q: Jun. 2021 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Mar. 2021 )+Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Jun. 2021 ))/ count )
=2308/( (2030+2186)/ 2 )
=2308/2108
=109.49 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROE %, the net income attributable to common stockholders of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2021) net income attributable to common stockholders data. ROE % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Moody's  (NYSE:MCO) ROE % Explanation

ROE % measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities). ROE % shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. ROE %s between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can be illustrated with the three-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2021 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=2308/2108
=(Net Income / Revenue )*(Revenue / Total Assets)*(Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
=(2308 / 6212)*(6212 / 12526)*(12526 / 2108)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover*Equity Multiplier
=37.15 %*0.4959*5.9421
=ROA %*Equity Multiplier
=18.42 %*5.9421
=109.49 %

With this breakdown, it is clear that if a company grows its Net Profit Margin, its Asset Turnover, or its Leverage, it can grow its ROE %.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can also be illustrated with the five-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2021 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=2308/2108
=(Net Income /Pre-Tax Income) * (Pre-Tax Income/Operating Income) * (Operating Income/Revenue) * (Revenue/Total Assets) * (Total Assets/Total Stockholders Equity)
= (2308 / 3032) * (3032 / 3204) * (3204 / 6212) * (6212 / 12526) * (12526 / 2108)
= Tax Burden * Interest Burden * Operating Margin % * Asset Turnover * Equity Multiplier
= 0.7612 * 0.9463 * 51.58 % * 0.4959 * 5.9421
=109.49 %

Note: The net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2021) net income attributable to common stockholders data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2021) revenue data. The same rule applies to Pre-Tax Income and Operating Income.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

** The ROE % used above is for Du Pont Analysis only. It is different from the defined ROE % page on our website, as here it uses Net Income instead of Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders in the calculation.


Be Aware

Net income attributable to common stockholders is used.

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the equity multiplier when investing in high ROE % companies. Like ROA %, ROE % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their ROE %s can be extremely high.


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Moody's Business Description

Moody's logo
Industry
Financial Services » Capital Markets NAICS : 523210 SIC : 7323
Address
7 World Trade Center at 250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY, USA, 10007
Moody's (along with S&P Ratings) is a leading provider of credit ratings on fixed income securities. Moody's ratings segment, known as Moody's Investors Service or MIS, includes corporates, structured finance, financial institutions, and public finance ratings. MIS represents a majority of the firm's revenue and profits. Moody's other segment is Moody's Analytics and consists of Research, Data, and Analytics or RD&A and Enterprise Risk Solutions or ERS. RD&A's products include credit research, quantitative credit scores, economic research, business intelligence, know your customer (KYC) tools, commercial real estate data and analytical tools, and training services. ERS includes risk management software solutions to financial institutions.
Executives
Bermudez Jorge A. director CORPORATE LAW DEPT., CITIGROUP INC. 425 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10043
Esperdy Therese director 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER, 250 GREENWICH ST NEW YORK NY 10007
Mckinnell Henry A director 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Seidman Leslie director 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Van Saun Bruce director CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. 600 WASHINGTON BLVD STAMFORD CT 06901
Forlenza Vincent A director C/O BECTON DICKERSON & CO 1 BECTON DR FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Anderson Basil director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: ANDERSON BASIL a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Mcdaniel Raymond W director, officer: President and CEO 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Goggins John J officer: EVP and General Counsel 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Kaye Mark officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER, 250 GREENWICH ST NEW YORK NY 10007
Fauber Robert officer: Chief Operating Officer 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Sullivan Caroline officer: SVP-Corporate Controller 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Hughes Melanie officer: SVP & Chief HR Officer 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Hill Kathryn director 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
Zalm Gerrit director 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER, 250 GREENWICH ST NEW YORK NY 10007

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