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Moody's Corporation Reports Results For Q2 2019
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019 07:00am EDT 

July 31 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::ORATION REPORTS RESULTS FOR SECOND QUARTER 2019.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.07.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.62.Q2 REVENUE $1.2 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $1.2 BILLION.SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.95 TO $8.15.SEES FY 2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.15 TO $7.35.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $2.01 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.SEES REVENUE INCREASE IN THE MID-SINGLE-DIGIT PERCENT RANGE FOR FY.SEES FY OPERATING MARGIN APPROXIMATELY 42%.SEES 2019 MA GLOBAL REVENUE INCREASE IN THE LOW-DOUBLE-DIGIT PERCENT RANGE.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $8.00, REVENUE VIEW $4.69 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Moody’S Acquires Majority Stake In Four Twenty Seven
Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019 07:00am EDT 

July 24 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::MOODY’S ACQUIRES MAJORITY STAKE IN FOUR TWENTY SEVEN, INC., A LEADER IN CLIMATE DATA AND RISK ANALYSIS.MOODY'S CORP - TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED.MOODY'S CORP - FOUR TWENTY SEVEN WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEADQUARTERED IN BERKELEY, CA,.MOODY'S CORP - TRANSACTION WILL NOT HAVE A MATERIAL IMPACT ON MOODY'S 2019 FINANCIAL RESULTS..MOODY'S CORP - FOUR TWENTY SEVEN WILL BE AN AFFILIATE OF MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE..  Full Article

Moody’S To Sell Moody’S Analytics Knowledge Services Business
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019 08:31am EDT 

July 16 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::MOODY’S TO SELL MOODY’S ANALYTICS KNOWLEDGE SERVICES BUSINESS.MOODY'S CORP - DEAL EXPECTED TO BE DILUTIVE TO MOODY'S EPS ON A GAAP BASIS IN FULL-YEAR 2019 BY UP TO $0.20 PER SHARE.MOODY'S - ANTICIPATED THAT SALE PROCEEDS, REPATRIATED OFFSHORE CASH WILL BE USED TO REPURCHASE APPROXIMATELY $300 MILLION OF MOODY'S OUTSTANDING STOCK.MOODY'S CORP - ON AN ADJUSTED EPS BASIS, EXCLUDING NON-RECURRING CHARGES, IMPACT FROM DEAL TO FULL-YEAR 2019 RESULTS WILL BE NEGLIGIBLE.  Full Article

Moody's Sets Regular Quarterly Dividend Of $0.50 Per Share
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019 04:30pm EDT 

July 10 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::SETS REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.50PER SHARE.  Full Article

Moody's And Team8 Launch JV To Create A Global Cyber Risk Standard
Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 07:00am EDT 

June 27 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::MOODY’S AND TEAM8 LAUNCH JOINT VENTURE TO CREATE A GLOBAL CYBER RISK STANDARD.MOODY'S CORP - DEREK VADALA WILL LEAD JOINT VENTURE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.MOODY'S CORP - JOINING JV BOARD ARE NADAV ZAFRIR, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF TEAM8, JIM ROSENTHAL, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF BLUEVOYANT.MOODY'S CORP - JOINT VENTURE WILL NOT HAVE A MATERIAL IMPACT ON MOODY'S FINANCIAL RESULTS IN 2019.MOODY'S CORP - SIMON HASTILOW, MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEAD OF COMMERCIAL AT MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE IS ALSO JOINING JV BOARD.  Full Article

Moody's Corp Posts Q1 Earnings Per Share of $1.93
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019 07:00am EDT 

April 24 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::ORATION REPORTS RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER 2019.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.93.Q1 REVENUE $1.1 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $1.14 BILLION.SEES FY 2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.30 TO $7.55.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.93 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.QTRLY ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS OF $2.07.AFFIRMING FY 2019 DILUTED EPS AND ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS GUIDANCE RANGES OF $7.30 TO $7.55 AND $7.85 TO $8.10, RESPECTIVELY.SEES 2019 FREE CASH FLOW OF $1.6 BILLION TO $1.7 BILLION.SEES FY 2019 REVENUE INCREASE IN MID-SINGLE-DIGIT PERCENT RANGE.SEES FY 2019 OPERATING MARGIN OF ABOUT 43 PERCENT.SEES FY 2019 MIS GLOBAL REVENUE INCREASE IN LOW-SINGLE-DIGIT PERCENT RANGE.SEES 2019 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF APPROXIMATELY $100 MILLION.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $7.95, REVENUE VIEW $4.67 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Moody's Says Italy's Ageing Work Force Increases Pressure On Government Budgets
Thursday, 18 Apr 2019 07:21am EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp::MOODY'S SAYS ITALY'S AGEING WORK FORCE INCREASES PRESSURE ON GOVERNMENT BUDGETS.MOODY'S SAYS POPULATION AGEING WILL ALSO AFFECT ITALY'S REAL ESTATE, FINANCIAL AND CORPORATE SECTORS IN COMING YEARS.MOODY'S SAYS ITALY GOVERNMENT'S RECENT DECISION TO REVERSE IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF EARLIER PENSION REFORMS ADDS SPENDING PRESSURES.MOODY'S SAYS SOME PARTS OF ITALY'S CORPORATE SECTOR, LIKE TRANSPORT, RESTAURANTS, APPAREL & FOOTWEAR, WILL SUFFER AS OLDER PEOPLE SPEND LESS ON THESE.MOODY'S SAYS IMPACT FOR ITALY'S FINANCIAL SECTOR DUE TO AGEING POPULATION WILL BE MIXED.MOODY'S ON ITALY'S AGEING POPULATION SAYS COMPANIES IN THE FOOD AND GROCERIES, MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND HOME CARE SECTORS COULD ACTUALLY BENEFIT.MOODY'S - SEES GEOGRAPHICAL DIFFERENCES IN ITALY'S LABOUR MARKET TO CONTINUE AS POPULATION GRAYS,WITH UNEMPLOYMENT HIGHER IN SOUTH THAN NORTH.  Full Article

Moody's Sets Regular Quarterly Dividend Of $0.50 Per Share
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 07:00am EDT 

April 16 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::SETS REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.50PER SHARE.  Full Article

Moody's Corp - Fourth Quarter Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.63
Friday, 15 Feb 2019 07:00am EST 

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::REPORTS RESULTS FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2018; SETS OUTLOOK FOR FULL YEAR 2019.SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.85 TO $8.10.SEES FY 2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.30 TO $7.55.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.63.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.29.Q4 REVENUE $1.1 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $1.12 BILLION.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.67 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.SEES 2019 OPERATING CASH FLOW OF $1.7 BILLION TO $1.8 BILLION.SEES 2019 REVENUE INCREASE IN THE MID-SINGLE-DIGIT PERCENT RANGE.SEES 2019 OPERATING MARGIN OF ABOUT 43 PERCENT.SEES 2019 FREE CASH FLOW OF $1.6 BILLION TO $1.7 BILLION.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $7.94, REVENUE VIEW $4.70 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.ANNOUNCING A $500 MILLION ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETE DURING THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2019.MOODY'S - DECLARES QTRLY DIVIDEND OF $0.50.SHARE OF CO'S COMMON STOCK, 14% INCREASE FROM PRIOR QTRLY DIVIDEND OF $0.44 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Moody's Establishes Sweden-Based Subsidiary
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 08:37am EDT 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Moody's Corp ::MOODY'S ESTABLISHES SWEDEN-BASED SUBSIDIARY.MOODY'S SAYS TO OPEN NEW STOCKHOLM OFFICE IN DECEMBER.MOODY'S - EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, SWEDEN-BASED UNIT OF CO, MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE (NORDICS) AB, HAS REPLACED PREVIOUS STOCKHOLM OPERATIONS.  Full Article

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Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses

TEL AVIV Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark.