Moodys Corporation Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  140.04
 Dividend  1.76
 Earnings  4.24
 Cash-flow  3.89
 Book value  -1.71
 Equity  0.00

Moodys Corporation is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Moodys Corporation is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Moodys Corporation paid a total dividend of 338 million USD last year, for a market value of 26,888 millions (Market Cap 23,285 millions). Dividend per share of Moodys Corporation is 1.76 USD, and his stock market price 140.04 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Moodys Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.26%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Moodys Corporation dividend yield with other Financial Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Moodys Corporation

Moodys Corporation Dividend Payout

About the ability of Moodys Corporation to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.26%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Moodys Corporation payout on ernings is currently 41.51%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Financials industry, which are 40.41% and 45.44% respectively. Both figures show that Moodys Corporation should not have problems to continue paying his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Moodys Corporation is USD 3.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.76, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Moodys Corporation, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Moodys Corporation payout

Moodys Corporation Stock performance

Finally, last moth Moodys Corporation showed a return of -12.00% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.58% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.10% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Moodys Corporation stock and market return

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