S&P Upgraded 152 Municipal Credits In 2Q Compared to 51 Downgrades

Vadum, Matthew
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/26/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31933, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Standard & Poor's Corp. to upgrade more municipal credits in the second quarter of 2004 in the U.S. Comparison between the number of upgrades and the number of downgrades; Contents of the analysis released by the company; Reference to the reports of other ratings agencies.


Related Articles

  • Ft. Lauderdale Stabilizes. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;11/17/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32261, p33 

    Reports on the revision of Standard & Poor's Corp. of the credit outlook to the debt of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Contribution of the better-than-projected financial results on the action of the agency; Expansion of the economy of the city because of tourists; Expectation of the city of...

  • S&P Downgrades Another Puerto Rico Credit. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;11/15/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32259, p1 

    Reports on the downgrade of the credit rating of Puerto Rico Municipal Finance Agency by rating agency Standard & Poor's Corp. Factors that contribute to the credit decline; Effect of the down grade on the 1999 and 2000 series bonds of the agency; Allocation of the upcoming agency borrowing.

  • Pleasant Prairie,-Wis., Raised to AA-Minus by S&P.  // Bond Buyer;1/28/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32803, p2 

    The article reports on the announcement of Standard & Poor's Corp. that it had raised the ratings for Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin's general obligation debt to AA-minus from A-plus. Standard & Poor's stated that the raise was due to the consistent solid financial operations and that the outlook...

  • S&P Rates SLO. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;8/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32438, p39 

    The article announces that Standard & Poor's has assigned an A-plus rating to the planned issuance of water revenue bonds by San Luis Obispo, California. The credit ratings agency has also assigned an issuer credit rating of AA-minus to the city government. Credit analyst Matt Reining has...

  • Standard & Poor's Drops Ohio's Forum Health Two Notches to B-Plus. Devett, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;6/9/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32895, p3 

    The article reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. downgraded Forum Health System's debt rating to B-plus in Ohio. The rating agency stated that the action reflects the health system's ongoing fiscal difficulties. The downgrade affects the $178 million in debt issued which is secured by gross...

  • CALIFORNIA: And Upgrades for All. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;10/10/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32980, p9 

    The article reports on the continuation of upgrades made by Standard & Poor's Corp. to California counties. The rating agency raised its issuer credit ratings on San Mateo and San Diego counties to AAA from AA-plus. It also upgraged Marin County's pension obligation bonds and Santa Barbara...

  • Who's Who in Credit Rating Agencies.  // Investment Dealers' Digest;12/17/2001, Vol. 67 Issue 47, pN.PAG 

    Presents information pertaining to credit rating agencies in the U.S. Rating of the financial strength of insurance companies; Methodologies formulated by Standard & Poor's to address dynamic changes in the industry and to adapt local market conditions throughout the world.

  • S&P Drops Ohio's Forum Health to BBB-Minus. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;1/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32299, p5 

    The article reports on the BBB-minus rating assigned by Standard & Poor's Corp. to 121 million dollars of outstanding debt issued in Mahoning County, Ohio. The reason for the downgrade is due to losses over the past few years which have lowered the system's debt service coverage levels. The...

  • S&P Reinstates Rating for Richmond, Calif. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;4/17/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32361, p4 

    The article reports that Standard & Poor's (S & P) has reinstated its credit ratings on outstanding Richmond, California debt, raising it to investment grade and assigning the city a triple-B plus rating due to incomplete financial information. There were three outstanding bond issues that S & P...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics