Summary: Oak Grove, Missouri; General Obligation May 11

  • ID: 1804311
  • May 2011
  • Region: Missouri
  • Standard & Poors
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'A-' long-term rating to Oak Grove, Mo.'s series 2011 general obligation (GO) bonds and affirmed its 'A-' underlying rating (SPUR) on the city's series 2009 GO bonds. The outlook on all the ratings is stable. The 'A-' ratings reflect our view of the city's: Stable tax base that is supported by the city's proximity to the diverse Kansas City metropolitan area economy; Good income yet adequate wealth levels; and Debt burden ranging from moderate to moderately high. While we consider general fund reserves to be good when measured as a percent of expenditures, the low nominal value of the fund balance, combined with potential financial pressure due to stagnant retail sales and...

Companies mentioned in this report are: Oak Grove
Action: Affirmed
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable

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