Financial Physics
Research Report on Moody's Corporation

Moody's Corporation (Moody's) is a provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering fixed income securities, other debt instruments and the entities that issue such instruments in the global capital markets, and credit training services, and quantitative credit risk assessment products and services and credit processing software for banks, corporations and investors in credit-sensitive assets. Moody's operates in two segments: Moody's Investors Service and Moody's KMV. The Company's customers include a range of corporate and governmental issuers of securities, as well as institutional investors, depositors, creditors, investment banks, commercial banks and other financial intermediaries. In December 2006, the Company acquired Wall Street Analytics, Inc.

Moody's Corporation Fundamentals
Year Revenue Net Income EPS P/E Average Share Price Net Margin Return on Equity
1998 1934.5 280.1 0.72   0.00 14.48%  
1999 1971.8 256.0 0.78   0.00 12.98%  
2000 602.3 158.5 0.49 26.3 12.89 26.32%  
2001 796.7 212.2 0.66 24.3 16.04 26.63%  
2002 1023.3 288.9 0.92 24.3 22.36 28.23%  
2003 1246.6 363.9 1.2 21.4 25.68 29.19%  
2004 1438.3 425.1 1.4 25 35.00 29.56%  
2005 1731.6 560.8 1.84 25.9 47.66 32.39% 179%
2006 2037.1 753.9 2.58 24.3 62.69 37.01%  
   

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