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.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
10,618 (est)
Moody's was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Moody's

Raymond McDaniel

Raymond McDaniel

Linda Huber

Linda Huber

Mark Almeida

Mark Almeida

President - Moody's Analytics
Richard Cantor

Richard Cantor

Chief Risk Officer
Robert Fauber

Robert Fauber

SVP - Corporate & Commercial Development
John Goggins

John Goggins

EVP and General Counsel
Assaf Resnick

Assaf Resnick


Moody's Office Locations

Moody's has offices in New York, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Dallas and in 22 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
7 World Trade Center
Tokyo, JP
Atago Green Hills Mori Tower 20th Floor, 2-5-1 Atago, Minato-ku
Sydney, AU
Level 10, 1 O’Connell Street
Singapore, SG
50 Raffles Place #23-06, Singapore Land Tower
Shanghai, CN
Unit 1001 - 1002, 10th Floor, AZIA center, 1233 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong
Seoul, KR
55 Fl, Hanwha Finance Center 63, 50, 63ro, Youngdeungpo-gu
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Moody's Data and Metrics

Moody's Financial Metrics

Moody's's revenue was reported to be $975.2 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

975.2 m

Net income (Q1, 2017)

345.9 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

443.4 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

26.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

2.1 b
Moody's's current market capitalization is $26.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b3.3 b3.5 b3.6 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

936.4 m

Operating expense total

936.4 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


873.5 m816.1 m865.6 m918.1 m834.9 m816.1 m928.9 m917.1 m975.2 m

General and administrative expense

217.4 m206.5 m221.3 m227 m220.8 m232.9 m228.6 m225.3 m221.9 m

Operating expense total

217.4 m206.5 m221.3 m227 m220.8 m232.9 m228.6 m225.3 m221.9 m


411.7 m349.7 m371.3 m419.3 m349.7 m304.1 m410.2 m397.5 m443.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.9 b1.2 b1.8 b2.1 b

Accounts Receivable

4.4 m

Current Assets

3 b2.7 b3.2 b3.3 b


278.7 m302.3 m306.4 m325.9 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


1.8 b1.9 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b2.1 b

Current Assets

2.9 b3.1 b3 b3.1 b2.9 b3.1 b3 b3 b3.5 b


955.2 m1 b988 m1 b990 m1.1 b1 b1 b1 b

Total Assets

4.8 b5 b5 b5 b4.8 b5.1 b5 b5 b5.4 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

815.9 m1 b949.6 m275.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

93.4 m95.6 m113.5 m126.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(67 m)(98 m)(25 m)(104.8 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

926.8 m1 b1.2 b1.2 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

546.1 m764.6 m231.3 m264.1 m233.8 m186.6 m258.1 m256.6 m345.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

45.4 m68.6 m28.6 m27.9 m28.3 m29.9 m31.2 m32.7 m32.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(45.8 m)(11.9 m)(62.7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

458 m709.8 m261.8 m
USDY, 2017


92 k
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Moody's Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Corporate Issuers Rated

11 k11 k11 k

Public Finance Issuers Rated

21 k20 k18 k

Structured Finance Obligations Rated

72 k68 k64 k


245 k259 k258 k
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Moody's Market Value History

Moody's Median Salaries

Source: 351 public H-1B filings from Moody's

Traffic Overview of Moody's

Moody's Online and Social Media Presence

Moody's News and Updates

Moody's $864m penalty for ratings in run-up to 2008 financial crisis

Payout to US justice department, 21 states and District of Columbia for risky mortgage securities ratings before stock market crashThe credit rating agency Moody’s has agreed to pay nearly $864m to settle with US federal and state authorities over its ratings of risky mortgage securities in the run-…

Moody's reaches $864-million settlement over bond ratings leading up to financial crisis

Moody's Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle federal and state claims it gave inflated ratings to risky mortgage investments in the years leading up to the financial crisis. The deal announced Friday was struck among the New York-based rating firm, the Justice Department and the…

Moody's downgrades Viacom credit

Moody’s Investor Service downgraded Viacom’s credit in the wake of the struggling media company’s disclosure that it would tap debt markets to maintain its liquidity. The ratings firm on Thursday lowered Viacom’s credit to one notch above junk status. The move came as Wall Street continued to di…

'Hard Brexit' would have only modest impact on City, says Moody's

Rating agency’s report showed that if Britain leaves single market as well as EU, loss of business would be less serious than some predictionsThe exodus of banks from the City in the event of a “hard Brexit” would be modest and manageable, one of the world’s three biggest rating agencies has predict…
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