Moodys Corp (NYSE: MCO) is a risk assessment and credit rating firm that provides research, credit rating opinion, and various analytical solutions.
In addition, it provides solutions for credit portfolio management, quantitative credit risk measures, valuation modes, risk scoring software and security pricing software.
The company operates in two segments: Moody’s Investor Service and Moody’s analytics.
The credit rating firm was founded in 1900 by John Moody. The company is established as Moody Corporation in 2000 with the listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘MCO’.
Moodys Corp provides access to market exposure for clients in making informed decisions. In addition, the company delivers in-depth, transparent, and independent opinions for credit risks with the help of its credit ratings. Moodys Corp claims that its opinions help the customers access debt markets and the investors to compare the credit risks associated with asset classes and countries.
The company also provides non-credit assessments that provide disclosure and transparency across all the risk categories like cyber risk, ESG, global coverage, track record, data and analytics to shape credit and economic market research.
Moodys Corp provides various ESG solutions such as SME solutions, climate solutions, index solutions, sustainable finance, etc. ESG integration in credit includes credit rating and research, heat maps, ESG classifications, ESG credit score. In addition, the ESG Integration in Risk Management includes real estate solutions, data and APIs feeds, lending tools and solutions.
The company claims to have more than 18 million properties in the commercial real estate database in the United States, including 30,000 outreach activities and global events and 35,000 transactions and rated entities. In addition, its private company database consists of more than 400 million companies.
Moodys Corp claims that its analytics and research inputs help financial institutions in evaluating the credit risk profile of business owners or companies. In addition, the assessment firm also provides risk management solutions for automobile manufacturers to evaluate the supply chain and its footprints.