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MCO Moodys
PE ratio, current and historical analysis

## MCO PE ratio history

### Moodys PE ratio by year

## MCO average PE ratio chart

## MCO PE vs peers

## Frequently asked questions

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What is Moodys's PE ratio?

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What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Moodys (MCO)?

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What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Moodys (MCO)?

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What is the highest PE ratio for MCO?

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How does the current PE ratio for MCO compare to its historical average?

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How is MCO's PE ratio calculated (Moodys PE ratio formula)?

As at May 24, 2024, the MCO stock has a PE ratio of 44.68. This is based on the current EPS of $9.19 and the stock price of $410.6 per share. An increase of 4.9% has been recorded in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 42.6 of the last 4 quarters.

How has MCO's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Moodys over the last ten years is 31.57. The current 44.68 PE ratio is 42% above the historical average. In the past ten years, MCO's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2016 quarter at 68.31, with a price of $94.27 and an EPS of $1.38. The Jun 2014 quarter recorded the bottom point at 20.2, with a price of $87.66 and an EPS of $4.34.

Average

31.57

Median

29.81

Minimum

20.2

Maximum

68.31

Maximum annual increase: 219.95% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -58.76% in 2017

Year | PE ratio | Change |
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2023 | 44.53 | 19.38% |

2022 | 37.3 | 13.44% |

2021 | 32.88 | 7.38% |

2020 | 30.62 | -3.13% |

2019 | 31.61 | 54.42% |

2018 | 20.47 | -27.33% |

2017 | 28.17 | -58.76% |

2016 | 68.31 | 219.95% |

2015 | 21.35 | 4.5% |

2014 | 20.43 | -4.44% |

What is the average PE ratio of MCO for the past years

Currently, MCO's PE ratio is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

3-year avg

36.26

5-year avg

33.5

10-year avg

31.57

15-year avg

26.19

What is MCO's PE ratio compared to its peers

MCO's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks EFX and MORN, but it is greater than MSCI's.

Stock name | PE ratio | Market cap |
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MSCI MSCI Inc | 33.54 | $39.06B |

MCO Moodys Corp | 44.68 | $74.98B |

EFX Equifax Inc | 52.98 | $29.67B |

MORN Morningstar Inc | 59.64 | $12.72B |

As of May 24, 2024, MCO stock has a price to earnings ratio of 44.68.

As an average over the last 3 years, MCO stock has a PE ratio of 36.26.

As an average over the last 5 years, MCO stock has a PE ratio of 33.5.

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 68.31 in the Dec 2016 quarter.

MCO's current price to earnings ratio is 42% above its 10-year historical average.

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (May 24, 2024), Moodys's stock price is $410.6. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $9.19. Therefore, Moodys's P/E ratio for today is 44.68. `PE RATIO(44.68) = STOCK PRICE($410.6) / TTM EPS($9.19)`

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.