Altarock Partners buys $97.6 Million stake in Moody's Corporation (MCO)

Moody's Corporation (MCO) : Altarock Partners scooped up 197,429 additional shares in Moody's Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 13, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 1,039,799 shares of Moody's Corporation which is valued at $97.6 Million.Moody's Corporation makes up approximately 17.29% of Altarock Partners’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Edmond De Rothschild (europe) reduced its stake in MCO by selling 244 shares or 2.61% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,112 shares of MCO which is valued at $854,888. Moody's Corporation makes up approx 0.44% of Edmond De Rothschild (europe)’s portfolio.

Moody's Corporation opened for trading at $98.02 and hit $98.61 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $98.12, with a gain of 0.33% or 0.32 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 8,85,698 shares. Company has a market cap of $19,065 M.

On the company’s financial health, Moody's Corporation reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.14 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.07. The company had revenue of $816.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $855.29 million. The company’s revenue was down -4.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.11 EPS.

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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