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BULLETIN: Repsol-YPF S.A. Releases Quarterly Results
Standard & Poors, July 2002
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that the ratings and outlook on Spain-based integrated oil company Repsol-YPF S.A. (BBB/Negative/A-3) remain unchanged following the publication of quarterly results. The outlook continues to reflect Argentina-related risks. However, Standard & Poor's estimates that the company's downside credit risk has materially decreased given the following: -- EBIT from Latin America was up 8% sequentially (in the second quarter, compared with the first), at -357 million, despite the weakened Argentine peso and export duties recently put in place; -- Resilience to the Argentine environment enabled strong second-quarter operating cash flow of -1.18 billion (43% higher than in the first quarter and only 3% down year-on-year), -580 million above capital spending, despite a 10-year low...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Repsol-YPF S.A.,Gas Natural SDG, S.A.
Action: S&P Event
Repsol-YPF S.A.,Gas Natural SDG, S.A.