Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Reaches $280.50 After 4.00% Up Move; Moody’s (MCO) Had 1 Bullish Analysts

November 14, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Among 11 analysts covering Moody’s (NYSE:MCO), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. Moody’s had 37 analyst reports since October 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, October 14 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, October 4. UBS downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $99 target in Tuesday, January 10 report. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 15. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Barclays Capital. Morgan Stanley maintained Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $131 target. As per Monday, November 6, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, January 10 by Barclays Capital. See Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) latest ratings:

09/11/2017 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $165.0
06/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $143 New Target: $146 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $137 New Target: $161 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $142 New Target: $150 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $143.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $134 New Target: $135 Maintain
04/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $149.0 Maintain
15/09/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $135 New Target: $150 Maintain
06/09/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $140.0 Maintain
06/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $135 New Target: $136 Maintain

The stock of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) is a huge mover today! About 275,529 shares traded. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) has risen 7.62% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $7.92B company. It was reported on Nov, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $291.72 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:CMG worth $316.80 million more.

About 43,229 shares traded. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has risen 23.29% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.59% the S&P500.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $17.71 million activity. Worrall Blair also sold $1.31 million worth of Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) on Friday, May 19. The insider MCDANIEL RAYMOND W sold $6.99M. Huber Linda also sold $1.64 million worth of Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) on Wednesday, June 14. GOGGINS JOHN J had sold 50,000 shares worth $5.84 million on Tuesday, May 30.

Moody’s Corporation is a provider of credit ratings; credit, capital markets and economic related research, data and analytical tools; software solutions and related risk management services, quantitative credit risk measures, financial services training and certification services, and research and analytical services to financial institution customers. The company has market cap of $27.18 billion. The Firm operates in two divisions: Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) and Moody’s Analytics (MA). It has a 51.19 P/E ratio. The MIS segment includes its ratings operations.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 42 investors sold Moody’s Corporation shares while 163 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 160.75 million shares or 1.15% less from 162.62 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Paradigm Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 31,800 shares stake. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited owns 2,360 shares. Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.01% invested in Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 10,729 shares. Dnb Asset Management As owns 21,188 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management Inc accumulated 0.01% or 21,350 shares. Capstone Advisors Limited Liability Com reported 0.01% in Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Crestwood Lp owns 47,940 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Company has invested 0% in Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO). Veritable Lp reported 0.02% stake. 4,489 are owned by Paloma Prtn Management. Plante Moran Fincl Lc reported 92 shares. Laffer Investments holds 0% or 18,385 shares. Fmr Lc holds 0.04% or 2.48 million shares. Marshfield Assocs owns 1.20M shares. Korea Invest owns 93,398 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.37 earnings per share, up 149.09% or $0.82 from last year’s $0.55 per share. CMG’s profit will be $38.68 million for 51.19 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.33 actual earnings per share reported by Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.01% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 43 investors sold Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. shares while 160 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 25.02 million shares or 7.00% less from 26.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ls Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 1,001 shares. Geneva Advsr Lc holds 0.4% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) or 56,256 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Co, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 5,802 shares. 30,800 were accumulated by Stevens Cap Ltd Partnership. Thornburg Inv accumulated 22,809 shares. Cornerstone Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG). Td Capital Mngmt Llc invested in 0% or 20 shares. Moreover, Numeric Invsts Limited Liability Corp has 0.41% invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG). Raymond James & holds 12,067 shares. Renaissance Limited Liability Com reported 446,100 shares stake. Dupont Capital Mngmt Corporation holds 193 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vantage Advsrs Lc invested in 30 shares. Jpmorgan Chase reported 11,753 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Swiss Financial Bank holds 108,787 shares. Commonwealth Equity Serv Inc holds 0.02% or 6,969 shares.

Among 44 analysts covering Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 27 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. had 201 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) on Monday, November 23 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Bernstein maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, December 7 report. Suntrust Robinson initiated Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) rating on Thursday, October 8. Suntrust Robinson has “Buy” rating and $850 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 3 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Bank of America. Standpoint Research upgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) on Tuesday, July 18 to “Underperform” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $300 target in Wednesday, October 25 report. The rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole on Thursday, January 14 to “Buy”. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 13 report.

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