Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $45.29, above its previous 52-week high of $45.28 with 1.7 million shares traded as of 2:10 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $45.29, above its previous 52-week high of $45.28 with 1.7 million shares traded as of 2:10 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days. Moody's has a market cap of $9.95 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 32.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Moody's Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides credit ratings, research, and analysis covering fixed-income securities, other debt instruments, and the entities that issue such instruments in the global capital markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Moody's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Moody's Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.