Moody’s Corporation, often simply called Moody’s, is a business and financial services holding company. Founded in 1909, it has evolved to be split into t<o businesses: a leading credit rating agency, Moody’s Investors Service, and a provider of financial analysis software and services, Moody’s Analytics. Moody’s has also recently acquired the California-based climate risk data firm Four Twenty Seven.
The market capitalization of a company, more simply referred to as "market cap", is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares. It is often considered as a key indicator of what a company is worth.