Civeo Corporation (CVEO) and Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) Comparison…


Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) and Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) compete against each other in the Business Services sector. We will compare them and contrast their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Civeo Corporation 466.69M 0.74 131.83M -1.16 0.00
Moody’s Corporation 4.44B 7.50 1.31B 6.71 25.68

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share (EPS), gross revenue and valuation of Civeo Corporation and Moody’s Corporation.


Table 2 shows us the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Civeo Corporation -28.25% -36.1% -17.9%
Moody’s Corporation 29.50% 402.1% 14.7%

Risk & Volatility

Civeo Corporation is 322.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 because the company has a beta of 4.22. Competitively, Moody’s Corporation is 28.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500, because of the 1.28 beta.


1.5 and 1.5 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Civeo Corporation. Its rival Moody’s Corporation’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.6 and 1.6 respectively. Moody’s Corporation has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Civeo Corporation.


Civeo Corporation pays out an annual dividend of $0.13 per share while its dividend yield is 6.34%. Moody’s Corporation has an annual dividend pay of $1.76 per share while its annual dividend yield is 0.99%.

Analyst Ratings

The table given features the ratings and recommendations for Civeo Corporation and Moody’s Corporation.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Civeo Corporation 0 0 1 3.00
Moody’s Corporation 1 4 2 2.29

Civeo Corporation’s upside potential currently stands at 116.35% and an $4.5 average target price. On the other hand, Moody’s Corporation’s potential downside is -2.76% and its average target price is $171.71. The results provided earlier shows that Civeo Corporation appears more favorable than Moody’s Corporation, based on analyst view.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Civeo Corporation and Moody’s Corporation are owned by institutional investors at 69.6% and 95% respectively. Civeo Corporation’s share held by insiders are 1.1%. On the other hand, insiders held about 0.1% of Moody’s Corporation’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Civeo Corporation -5.14% -5.14% 31.87% -38.46% -34.43% 67.83%
Moody’s Corporation -0.15% 8.66% 8.52% -2.31% 3.44% 22.99%

For the past year Civeo Corporation has stronger performance than Moody’s Corporation


On 12 of the 15 factors Moody’s Corporation beats Civeo Corporation.

Civeo Corporation offers workforce accommodation, logistics, and facility management services to the natural resource industry in Canada, Australia, the United States, and internationally. The company develops lodges and villages, open camps, and mobile assets, including modular, skid-mounted accommodation, and central facilities that provide long-term and temporary work force accommodations. It also offers catering and food, housekeeping, recreation facility, laundry and facility management, water and wastewater treatment, power generation, communications, and personnel logistics services, as well as camp management services, including fresh water and sewage hauling services. The company operates 19 lodges and villages with approximately 24,000 rooms in Canada and Australia; 8 smaller open camp properties; and a fleet of mobile accommodation assets. It serves independent oil and natural gas, mining, and oilfield and mining service companies. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

MoodyÂ’s Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. It operates through two segments, MoodyÂ’s Investors Service and MoodyÂ’s Analytics. The MoodyÂ’s Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings on various debt obligations and entities that issue such obligations comprising various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities, and commercial paper programs. This segment provides ratings in approximately 120 countries. Its ratings are disseminated through press releases to the public through print and electronic media, including the Internet and real-time information systems for use by securities traders and investors. As of December 31, 2016, this segment had ratings relationships with approximately 11,000 corporate issuers and approximately 18,000 public finance issuers. It also rated and monitored ratings on approximately 64,000 structured finance obligations. The MoodyÂ’s Analytics segment develops products and services that support financial analysis and risk management activities of institutional participants in financial markets; and distributes research and data, such as research on debt issuers, industry studies, and commentary on topical credit related events. This segment also offers economic research, and credit data and analytical tools; software solutions and related risk management services; and outsourced research and analytical services with financial training and certification programs. The company was formerly known as Dun and Bradstreet Company and changed its name to MoodyÂ’s Corporation in September 2000. MoodyÂ’s Corporation was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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