NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of McGraw Hill Financial Inc. (MHFI) are up 2.17% to $87.56 today after reporting third quarter 2014 revenue of $1.26 billion, compared to $1.15 billion for the same period last year.
The financial intelligence company, which owns Standard & Poor's Rating Services, reported adjusted net income from continuing operations increased 31% to $281 million from $215 million, and adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations increased 32% to $1.02 from 77 cents.
The adjustments in the third quarter of 2014 are largely due to a charge relating to certain regulatory matters as well as restructuring actions, the company said.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates MCGRAW HILL FINANCIAL as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate MCGRAW HILL FINANCIAL (MHFI) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results."
You can view the full analysis from the report here: MHFI Ratings Report
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