S&P Positive on Hospital

Shields, Yvette
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/24/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32389, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports that the outlook of Standard & Poor on A-minus underlying credit assigned to bonds issued by East Liverpool in 1998 for East Liverpool City Hospital was revised to positive from stable. Because of the hospital's improved profitability, the debt service coverage was lifted to four times and excellent liquidity levels. Standard & Poor's credit analyst Suzie Desai said that East Liverpool continues to produce strong operating results and it has begun a sizeable capital project.


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