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MCO Moodys PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Sep 28, 2023, the MCO stock has a PE ratio of 40.99. This is based on the current EPS of $7.77 and the stock price of $318.46 per share. An increase of 8% has been recorded in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 37.9 of the last 4 quarters.

MCO PE ratio history

How has MCO's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Moodys over the last ten years is 29.99. The current 40.99 PE ratio is 37% 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.


Moodys PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 219.95% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -58.76% in 2017

Year PE ratio Change
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%
2013 21.38 31.33%

MCO average PE ratio chart

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
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MCO PE vs peers

What is MCO's PE ratio compared to its peers

MCO's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks MSCI and EFX.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MCO Moodys Corp 40.7 $58.04B
EFX Equifax Inc 42.87 $22.52B
MSCI MSCI Inc 44.86 $40.66B
MORN Morningstar Inc 435.37 $10.03B

Frequently asked questions

What is Moodys's PE ratio?

As of Sep 28, 2023, MCO stock has a price to earnings ratio of 40.99.

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

As an average over the last 3 years, MCO stock has a PE ratio of 33.13.

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

As an average over the last 5 years, MCO stock has a PE ratio of 31.04.

What is the highest PE ratio for MCO?

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

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

MCO's current price to earnings ratio is 37% above its 10-year historical average.

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

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Sep 28, 2023), Moodys's stock price is $318.46. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $7.77. Therefore, Moodys's P/E ratio for today is 40.99. PE RATIO(40.99) = STOCK PRICE($318.46) / TTM EPS($7.77)

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