As Moodys Corp (MCO) Stock Value Rose, Windacre Partnership LLC Has Upped Stake by $152.08 Million

Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.27, from 1.17 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 68 investors sold MCO shares while 176 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 167.92 million shares or 6.71% more from 157.36 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Rafferty Asset Management, a New York-based fund reported 28,968 shares. Bridgewater Limited Partnership reported 39,299 shares. 90,796 were accumulated by Jane Street Grp Inc Ltd Co. Marshall Wace Llp holds 0.37% or 258,820 shares. Pictet And Cie (Europe) Sa holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 2,689 shares. 55,624 were accumulated by Axa. Public Sector Pension Inv Board owns 0.01% invested in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 8,608 shares. Fiera has invested 3.91% in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Sumitomo Mitsui Inc reported 0.1% stake. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.03% or 31,162 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny holds 0.1% or 32,731 shares. East Coast Asset Management Limited Liability Company invested in 126,864 shares or 5.45% of the stock. 42,410 are owned by Natixis. 1,821 are owned by Wms Ltd Liability. Tiaa Cref Invest Ltd holds 442,451 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Since November 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $819,846 activity.

Windacre Partnership Llc increased its stake in Moodys Corp (MCO) by 204.58% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Windacre Partnership Llc bought 1.09 million shares as the company’s stock rose 8.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.62M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $226.49 million, up from 531,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Windacre Partnership Llc who had been investing in Moodys Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $33.36B market cap company. The stock increased 0.98% or $1.71 during the last trading session, reaching $176.69. About 1.19M shares traded or 15.85% up from the average. Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has risen 3.44% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.93% the S&P500.

More notable recent Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Moody’s Corporation to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference on March 5, 2019 in Orlando – Business Wire” on February 19, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS), FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) – Warning UPS About Excessive Capex And Buybacks, Moody’s Downgrades Outlook To Negative – Benzinga” published on March 05, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Kohl’s, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Moody’s, Ashland Global, Waste Management, and Newmark Group — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “The Boring Company With Exciting Returns – The Motley Fool” published on February 20, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Moody’s declares $0.50 dividend – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 15, 2019.

Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Moody’s (NYSE:MCO), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Moody’s had 11 analyst reports since September 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, February 19 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 8 by UBS. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 19. The company was maintained on Friday, September 21 by UBS. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, January 7 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) rating on Monday, October 29. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $156 target. Wells Fargo maintained Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) on Tuesday, October 30 with “Market Perform” rating. Nomura maintained the shares of MCO in report on Monday, February 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, January 8 to “Underweight”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MCO in report on Thursday, October 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

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