Armstrong Henry H Associates Inc buys $24,225,745 stake in Moody's Corporation (MCO)

Moody's Corporation (MCO) : Armstrong Henry H Associates Inc scooped up 1,215 additional shares in Moody's Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 26, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 230,458 shares of Moody's Corporation which is valued at $24,225,745.Moody's Corporation makes up approximately 4.65% of Armstrong Henry H Associates Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Candriam Luxembourg S.c.a. boosted its stake in MCO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,034 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,640 shares of Moody's Corporation which is valued at $908,237. Moody's Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Candriam Luxembourg S.c.a.’s portfolio.New York State Teachers Retirement System reduced its stake in MCO by selling 9,849 shares or 2.95% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 323,586 shares of MCO which is valued at $34,070,370. Moody's Corporation makes up approx 0.09% of New York State Teachers Retirement System’s portfolio. Eagle Asset Management Inc added MCO to its portfolio by purchasing 204,007 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $21,263,650. Moody's Corporation makes up approx 0.14% of Eagle Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llpma reduced its stake in MCO by selling 320 shares or 14.42% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,899 shares of MCO which is valued at $193,166.

Moody's Corporation closed down -0.17 points or -0.16% at $106.01 with 7,75,877 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $106.08, the shares hit an intraday low of $105.33 and an intraday high of $106.58 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Moody's Corporation reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Jul 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.26. The company had revenue of $928.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $906.13 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.28 EPS.

Investors should note that on Jul 12, 2016, Moody's Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.3700. The company’s management has announced Aug 18, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 22, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 12, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Moody's Corporation. Moody's Corporation was Initiated by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Jul 12, 2016.

Moody’s Corporation (Moody’s) is a provider of credit ratings; credit capital markets and economic related research data and analytical tools; software solutions and related risk management services; quantitative credit risk measures financial services training and certification services and outsourced research and analytical services to financial institution customers. The Company operates in two segments: Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) and Moody’s Analytics (MA). The Company’s MIS segment publishes credit ratings on a range of debt obligations and the entities that issue such obligations in markets across the world including various corporate and Governmental obligations structured finance securities and commercial paper programs. The Company’s MA segment develops a range of products and services that support financial analysis and risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets.

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