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Research Update: HSN Inc. 'BB-' Rating Outlook Revised To Stable From Negative Mar 10
Standard & Poors, March 2010
U.S. television and Internet retailer HSN Inc.'s operating performance has begun to improve, and the company has been using a portion of its cash to reduce debt. We are revising our 'BB-' rating outlook on the company to stable from negative. The stable rating outlook reflects our expectation that credit metrics will remain in line with the 'BB-' rating level. On March 25, 2010, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its rating outlook on HSN Inc. (HSNi) to stable from negative. At the same time, we are affirming all ratings on the company, including the 'BB-' corporate credit rating. The outlook revision is a result of HSNi's good operating performance in the fourth quarter of 2009, our expectation of growth...
Companies mentioned in this report are: HSN Inc.
Action: Outlook: Stable
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