MCO
$107.75
Moody's
($1.82)
(1.66%)

Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
Updates Guidance
FY 2011
10/27/2011
7:00:17 AM
$2.38 to $2.48
$2.49
9.1%
2.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Updates Guidance

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2011 earnings to be at the upper-end of its previous guidance range of $2.38 to $2.48 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.49 per share for the year ending December 31, 2011.
In-line Guidance
FY 2012
2/8/2012
7:00:05 AM
$2.62 to $2.72
-1.7%
10.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Guides In-line

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2012 earnings of $2.62 to $2.72 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.64 per share for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Reaffirms
FY 2012
7/26/2012
7:00:11 AM
$2.62 to $2.72
$2.68
11.2%
8.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2012 earnings of $2.62 to $2.72 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.68 per share for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2012
9/12/2012
6:00:01 AM
$2.70 to $2.80
$2.55 bil to $2.58 bil
$2.73
$2.54 bil
2.5%
5.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Raises Guidance, but Earnings Remain In-line with Estimates

Moody's Corp. said it now expects 2012 earnings of $2.70 to $2.80 per share and expects revenue of $2.55 billion to $2.58 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.62 to $2.72 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.73 per share on revenue of $2.54 billion for the year ending December 31, 2012.
EPS Above Estimates
FY 2012
10/26/2012
7:00:03 AM
$2.89 to $2.99
$2.76
4.7%
2.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Raises Guidance

Moody's Corp. said it now expects 2012 earnings of $2.89 to $2.99 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.70 to $2.80 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.76 per share for the year ending December 31, 2012.
EPS Above Estimates
FY 2013
2/8/2013
7:00:01 AM
$3.45 to $3.55
-7.7%
3.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Guides Above Estimates

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2013 earnings of $3.45 to $3.55 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.21 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2013
5/3/2013
7:00:01 AM
$3.49 to $3.59
$3.50
3.6%
6.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

Moody's Corp. said it now expects 2013 earnings of $3.49 to $3.59 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.45 to $3.55 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.50 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Reaffirms
FY 2013
7/24/2013
7:00:06 AM
$3.49 to $3.59
$3.57
3.9%
5.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2013 earnings of $3.49 to $3.59 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.57 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Narows Guidance Below Estimates
FY 2013
10/25/2013
7:00:02 AM
$3.51 to $3.57
$3.59
-2.2%
0.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Narrows Guidance Below Estimates

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2013 earnings of $3.51 to $3.57 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.49 to $3.59 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.59 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
In-line Guidance
FY 2014
2/7/2014
7:00:10 AM
$3.90 to $4.00
4.2%
-5.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Guides In-line

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2014 earnings of $3.90 to $4.00 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.92 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
2/19/2014
6:00:12 AM
$3.90 to $4.00
$3.96
-0.3%
-0.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said in its investor presentation it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $3.90 to $4.00 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.96 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
4/25/2014
7:01:39 AM
$3.90 to $4.00
$3.94
-0.7%
-1.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $3.90 to $4.00 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.94 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
7/25/2014
7:00:35 AM
$3.90 to $4.00
$3.97
-0.9%
-7.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $3.90 to $4.00 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.97 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2014
9/30/2014
7:00:37 AM
$3.95 to $4.05
$3.98
0.4%
-2.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

Moody's Corp. said it now expects 2014 earnings of $3.95 to $4.05 per share, excluding a one-time gain. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $3.90 to $4.00 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $3.98 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
10/24/2014
7:01:15 AM
$3.95 to $4.05
$4.03
2.5%
4.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $3.95 to $4.05 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.03 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
In-line Guidance
FY 2015
2/6/2015
7:00:21 AM
$4.45 to $4.65
5.1%
2.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Guides In-line

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2015 earnings of $4.45 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.58 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
5/1/2015
7:00:04 AM
$4.55 to $4.65
$4.58
-0.3%
-1.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.58 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
7/24/2015
7:00:02 AM
$4.55 to $4.65
$4.61
0.1%
-0.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.61 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
9/30/2015
7:00:01 AM
$4.55 to $4.65
$4.65
0.7%
1.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.65 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
10/30/2015
7:00:03 AM
$4.55 to $4.65
$4.62
-5.3%
4.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.62 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2016
2/5/2016
7:00:01 AM
$4.75 to $4.85
-3.9%
-7.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Guides Below Estimates

Moody's Corp. said it expects 2016 earnings of $4.75 to $4.85 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $5.01 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2016
4/29/2016
7:00:02 AM
$4.55 to $4.65
$4.75
-3.4%
-1.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Lowers Guidance

Moody's Corp. said it now expects 2016 earnings of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $4.75 to $4.85 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $4.75 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Low-end of Range
FY 2016
7/22/2016
7:00:02 AM
$4.55 to $4.60
$4.55
0.9%
2.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Guides to Low-end of Range

Moody's Corp. said it now expects 2016 earnings to be toward the lower-end of its previous guidance range of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.55 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Reaffirms
FY 2016
9/28/2016
7:00:00 AM
$4.55 to $4.65
$4.57
-0.4%
-
Guidance:
Consensus:
Moody's Reaffirms

Moody's Corp. said it continues to expect 2016 earnings of $4.55 to $4.65 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $4.57 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
10/27/2011
7:00:17 AM
Sep '11
Q3 '11
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G A-
EPS
Rev
$0.54
$531.30 Mil
-
$0.49
$542.78 Mil
10.2%
-2.1%
-9.1%
3.5%
2.9%
2.7%
2/8/2012
7:00:05 AM
Dec '11
Q4 '11
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$567.10 Mil
-
$0.49
$567.33 Mil
-12.2%
0.0%
-30.1%
0.5%
-11.4%
10.7%
4/26/2012
7:00:07 AM
Mar '12
Q1 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$0.76
$646.80 Mil
-
$0.69
$622.40 Mil
10.1%
3.9%
11.6%
12.1%
0.1%
-6.0%
7/26/2012
7:00:11 AM
Jun '12
Q2 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G A-
EPS
Rev
$0.76
$640.80 Mil
-
$0.71
$633.47 Mil
7.0%
1.2%
-5.2%
5.9%
2.2%
8.1%
10/26/2012
7:00:03 AM
Sep '12
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$0.75
$688.50 Mil
-
$0.64
$613.17 Mil
17.2%
12.3%
37.5%
29.6%
2.3%
2.6%
2/8/2013
7:00:01 AM
Dec '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$0.75
$754.20 Mil
$0.73
$0.70
$668.04 Mil
2.7%
12.9%
79.2%
33.0%
-3.6%
3.4%
5/3/2013
7:00:01 AM
Mar '13
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$0.97
$731.80 Mil
$0.91
$0.87
$716.73 Mil
6.6%
2.1%
26.9%
13.1%
1.3%
6.6%
7/24/2013
7:00:06 AM
Jun '13
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.00
$756.00 Mil
$0.96
$0.91
$722.24 Mil
4.2%
4.7%
30.7%
18.0%
2.8%
5.9%
10/25/2013
7:00:02 AM
Sep '13
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.83
$705.50 Mil
-
$0.82
$714.50 Mil
1.2%
-1.3%
8.0%
2.5%
-3.0%
0.3%
2/7/2014
7:00:10 AM
Dec '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.85
$779.20 Mil
-
$0.77
$743.87 Mil
10.4%
4.7%
8.5%
3.3%
9.6%
-5.5%
4/25/2014
7:01:39 AM
Mar '14
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B-
EPS
Rev
$1.00
$767.20 Mil
$0.97
$0.90
$776.13 Mil
3.1%
-1.2%
-1.0%
4.8%
0.3%
-1.7%
7/25/2014
7:00:35 AM
Jun '14
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$1.12
$873.50 Mil
$1.06
$0.99
$803.35 Mil
5.7%
8.7%
7.1%
15.5%
2.0%
-7.8%
10/24/2014
7:01:15 AM
Sep '14
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.97
$816.10 Mil
$0.95
$0.91
-
2.1%
-
13.5%
15.7%
0.6%
4.3%
2/6/2015
7:00:21 AM
Dec '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$1.12
$877.50 Mil
$0.99
$0.94
$851.29 Mil
13.1%
3.1%
26.4%
12.6%
2.9%
2.3%
5/1/2015
7:00:04 AM
Mar '15
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$1.11
$865.60 Mil
$1.08
$1.03
$827.61 Mil
2.8%
4.6%
5.6%
12.8%
2.3%
-1.9%
7/24/2015
7:00:02 AM
Jun '15
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.28
$918.10 Mil
$1.22
$1.19
$897.31 Mil
4.9%
2.3%
8.3%
5.1%
-0.4%
-0.8%
10/30/2015
7:00:03 AM
Sep '15
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$1.11
$834.90 Mil
$1.13
$1.07
$849.88 Mil
-1.8%
-1.8%
8.0%
2.3%
-2.9%
4.0%
2/5/2016
7:00:01 AM
Dec '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$1.09
$865.90 Mil
$1.11
$1.05
$852.92 Mil
-1.8%
1.5%
-7.8%
-1.3%
1.6%
-7.0%
4/29/2016
7:00:02 AM
Mar '16
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.93
$816.10 Mil
$1.09
$1.07
$852.11 Mil
-14.7%
-4.2%
-19.9%
-5.7%
-3.3%
-1.4%
7/22/2016
7:00:02 AM
Jun '16
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.30
$928.90 Mil
$1.28
$1.25
$907.26 Mil
1.6%
2.4%
-2.4%
1.2%
-0.3%
2.0%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$1.16
$883.70 Mil
-
-
4.5%
5.8%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$1.19
$923.67 Mil
-
-
9.2%
6.7%
2/3/2011
$29.76
$2.13
$2.03 Bil
-
-
-
2/8/2012
$38.31
$2.46
$2.28 Bil
15.5%
12.2%
28.7%
2/8/2013
$43.37
$3.04
$2.73 Bil
23.6%
19.7%
13.2%
2/7/2014
$80.02
$3.65
$2.97 Bil
20.1%
8.9%
84.5%
2/6/2015
$98.04
$4.21
$3.33 Bil
15.3%
12.2%
22.5%
2/5/2016
$83.70
$4.60
$3.48 Bil
9.3%
4.5%
-14.6%
2/5/2017
$107.75
$4.58
$3.52 Bil
-0.4%
1.0%
28.7%
2/5/2018
$97.29
$5.13
$3.73 Bil
12.0%
6.0%
-9.7%
2/5/2019
-
$5.79
-
12.9%
-
-

Price Projection

Current Value
$86
-20%
Projected Price
$97
-10%