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U.S. Public Finance Ratings Roundup Q2 2001 Jul 01 Product Image

U.S. Public Finance Ratings Roundup Q2 2001 Jul 01

  • Published: July 2001
  • Region: United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Addison
  • Burleson
  • Collin Cnty Hsg Fin Corp.
  • Georgetown
  • Massachusetts Hsg Fin Agy
  • North Carolina
  • MORE

Abstract
The second quarter of 2001 continued a long 22-quarter stretch in which the number of rating upgrades in each quarter surpassed the number of rating downgrades in most sectors (with a notable exception being health care). However, breaking the five-plus year streak, the dollar amount of downgrades edged out upgrades in the second quarter by a ratio of 1.1:1, reflecting the California rating actions (see Western region section below) as well as a large utility downgrade (see Utility section below). California credit downgrades represent $30.4 billion of the $31.2 billion in tax-backed debt downgraded (97%). Absent the California downgrades, overall upgrades (par amount) exceeded downgrades (par amount) by a ratio of 2:1. The California issues aside, the past period of...

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- New Haven
- Santa Ana Comnty Redev Agy
- Little Rock
- Saratoga
- Carson Redev Agy
- Baltimore Mayor & City Council
- Massachusetts Hsg Fin Agy
- Boston
- Hillsborough Cnty
- Winston-Salem
- Charlotte
- Texas
- North Carolina
- Hawaii
- California
- Middlesex Cnty
- Minnesota Hsg Fin Agy
- Ramsey Cnty
- Beaufort Cnty
- Virginia Beach
- Sugar Land
- Tarrant Cnty Coll Dist
- Amarillo
- Addison
- Charleston Cnty
- Georgetown
- Katy
- Columbia Cnty
- Hawaii Cnty
- Tallahassee
- Arkansas Elec Coop Corp
- Pflugerville
- Chelsea
- Burleson
- Fashion Inst Of Tech
- Encinitas
- American Airlines Inc.
- Dresdner Bank AG
- United Air Lines Inc.
- Commerzbank AG
- Collin Cnty Hsg Fin Corp.
- Needham
- Maui Cnty

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