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Moody's Corporation, often referred to as Moody's, is an American business and financial services company. It is the holding company for Moody's Investors Service (MIS), an American credit rating agency, and Moody's Analytics (MA), an American provider of financial analysis software and services. Moody's Investors Service is the bond credit rating business of Moody's Corporation, representing the company's traditional line of business and its historical name. Moody's Investors Service rates debt securities in several market segments related to public and commercial securities in the bond market. These include government, municipal and corporate bonds; managed investments such as money market funds, fixed-income funds, and hedge funds; financial institutions including banks and non-bank finance companies; and asset classes in structured finance. Moody's Analytics focuses on non-rating activities. It performs economic research related to credit analysis, performance management, financial modeling, structured analysis, and financial risk management. Moody's Analytics also offers software and consulting services, including proprietary economic models and software tools, as well as professional training for the financial services sector, particularly risk management accreditation.

HQNew York, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)13,237(+2%)
Job Openings954
Revenue (FY, 2014)$3.3 B(+13%)
Share Price (Jun 2019)$192 (+2%)

Key People/Management at Moody's

Raymond W. McDaniel

Raymond W. McDaniel

President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark E. Almeida

Mark E. Almeida

President - Moody's Analytics
Mona Breed

Mona Breed

Senior Vice President - Chief Information Officer
Richard Cantor

Richard Cantor

Chief Credit Officer
Robert Fauber

Robert Fauber

President - Moody's Investors Service
John J. Goggins

John J. Goggins

Executive Vice President - General Counsel
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Moody's Office Locations

Moody's has offices in New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and in 27 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St
Boston, US
100 Oliver St #1400
Chicago, US
Boeing International Headquarters, 100 N Riverside Plaza #2220
Dallas, US
600 N Pearl St #2165
New York, US
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St
San Francisco, US
One Front Street, 1 Front St #1900, San Francisco
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Moody's Financials and Metrics

Moody's Revenue

Moody's's revenue was reported to be $3.33 b in FY, 2014 which is a 12.2% increase from the previous period.

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Moody's's current market capitalization is $36.4 b.
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Moody's Operating Metrics

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Corporate Issuers Rated

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Public Finance Issuers Rated

21 k20 k18 k

Structured Finance Obligations Rated

72 k68 k64 k


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Moody's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
RiskFirstJuly 25, 2019

Moody's Online and Social Media Presence

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Moody's News and Updates

Electric car boom to turbocharge battery metal producers - Moody's

* Battery metals consumption to increase sixfold by mid-2020s

Moody's downgraded Ford to 'junk' status amid a massive restructuring — and its stock is set to tank

Moody's, the credit ratings agency, just downgraded Ford's credit rating to junk status on Monday.  The credit ratings agency cited Ford's weak financial outlook, as the Detroit based company embarks on its $11 billion restructuring plan. It also said that prospects for its cash flow and profit ma…

Moody's downgrades Ford credit rating to junk status

The ratings service said Ford's outlook remains stable, but its cash flow and profit margins are below expectations and the performance of peer companies in the auto industry

Ford's debt rating gets downgraded to junk by Moody's

Moody's Investors Service late Monday downgraded Ford Motor Co. debt rating to Ba1, the first rung of "junk," or non-investment speculative grade, from Baa3. The outlook is stable, Moody's said. The downgrade reflects "considerable operating and market challenges facing Ford, and the weak earnings…

Investor confidence in Mexico affected by unpredictable policy decisions - Moody's

Investor confidence in Mexico has been affected by unpredictable policy decisions, a Moody's analyst said on Wednesday, adding to a wave of concerns from ratings agencies during the administration of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Moody's cuts its growth outlook for 16 Asian countries

Moody's Investors Service on Friday said it's revised downward its GDP growth outlook for 16 Asian economies. The revision came due to sharp slowdown in "externally-oriented" economies, as well as domestic factors holding back Japan, India and the Philippines. Softer capital formation has mirrored t…
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Moody's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Moody's founded?

    Moody's was founded in 1909.

  • Who are Moody's key executives?

    Moody's's key executives are Raymond W. McDaniel, Mark E. Almeida and Mona Breed.

  • How many employees does Moody's have?

    Moody's has 13,237 employees.

  • Who are Moody's competitors?

    Competitors of Moody's include Dun & Bradstreet, S&P Global and Live Oak Bancshares.

  • Where is Moody's headquarters?

    Moody's headquarters is located at 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St, New York.

  • Where are Moody's offices?

    Moody's has offices in New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and in 27 other locations.

  • How many offices does Moody's have?

    Moody's has 32 offices.