Moodys Corporation Dividend yield

 Price  337.41
 Dividend  2.80
 Earnings  12.68
 Cash-flow  10.71
 Book value  14.54
 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 524 million USD last year, for a market value of 63,096 millions (Market Cap 54,671 millions). Dividend per share of Moodys Corporation is 2.80 USD, and his stock market price 337.41 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Moodys Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.83%, 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 2.80 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.83%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Moodys Corporation payout on ernings is currently 22.08%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.25% and 41.38% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Moodys Corporationcan maintain his current 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 10.71 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.80, 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 Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Moodys Corporation Stock performance

Finally, last moth Moodys Corporation showed a return of 4.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.75% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 13.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Moodys Corporation stock and market return