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Issuer Ranking: Global High-Technology Companies, Strongest To Weakest Dec 07 Product Image

Issuer Ranking: Global High-Technology Companies, Strongest To Weakest Dec 07

  • Published: December 2007
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

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Abstract
Rating changes in the global high technology sector shifted to a positive trend during 2007, despite the recent credit crunch and the spate of LBO announcements earlier in the year. As a result, there has also been a modest shift in the distribution of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' outlooks from this time last year. Specifically, positive outlooks and placements on CreditWatch with positive implications declined 5%, to 15% of the total, and stable outlooks increased by a similar amount, and now represent 59% of the sector. Negative outlooks and CreditWatch negative placements remained essentially flat, at about one-quarter of the total. Looking forward, despite our expectations that a relatively stable operating environment will continue, the ratings trend should be...

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- NEC Corp.
- Dell Inc.
- Alcatel-Lucent
- EMC Corp.
- Quantum Corp.
- Bull (Groupe)
- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
- First Data Corp.
- Equifax Inc.
- Lam Research Corp.
- Cap Gemini S.A.
- Applied Materials Inc.
- Oracle Corp.
- LSI Corp.
- Lexmark International Inc.
- Cisco Systems Inc.
- Protection One Alarm Monitoring Inc.
- Xerox Business Services LLC
- Sanmina Corp.
- Xilinx Inc. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Anixter International Inc.
- Datatel Inc.
- The Reynolds & Reynolds Co.
- Cirrus Logic Inc.
- Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.
- Flextronics International Ltd.
- Photronics Inc.
- Viasystems Group Inc.
- SK Hynix Inc.
- LG Electronics Inc.
- Tech Data Corp.
- Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd.
- Intermec Inc.
- Activant Solutions Inc.
- Brightpoint Inc.
- Acxiom Corp.
- STMicroelectronics N.V.
- Ingram Micro Inc.
- ASM International N.V.
- Celestica Inc.
- Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd.
- Amkor Technology Inc.
- ON Semiconductor Corp.
- Benchmark Electronics Inc.
- Conexant Systems Inc.
- Technicolor S.A.
- ASAT Holdings Ltd.
- CompuCom Systems Inc.
- CommScope Inc.
- Jabil Circuit Inc.
- Agilent Technologies Inc.
- Vestel Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.
- EPCOS AG
- Juniper Networks Inc.
- Avaya Inc.
- Nvidia Corp. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- AMI Semiconductor Inc.
- Ciena Corp.
- Belden Inc.
- GlobalFoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.
- TNS Inc.
- Accenture PLC
- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd.
- United Microelectronics Corp.
- Compal Electronics Inc.
- Seagate Technology PLC
- Allen Systems Group Inc.
- GXS Worldwide Inc.
- SanDisk Corp.
- Casio Computer Co. Ltd.
- Fiserv Inc.
- General Cable Corp.
- Infosys Ltd.
- Superior Essex Inc.
- Global Cash Access Inc.
- TransFirst Holdings Inc.
- Andrew Corp.
- VeriFone Inc.
- Kingboard Chemical Holdings Ltd.
- Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
- Red Hat Inc.
- Alion Science and Technology Corp.
- Coleman Cable Inc.
- STATS ChipPAC Ltd.
- Apptis (DE) Inc.
- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp.
- SITEL Worldwide Corp.
- Wyle Services Corp.
- SI International Inc.
- Corel Corp.
- Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
- SMART Worldwide Holdings Inc.
- Infor Global Solutions Holdings Ltd.
- Intcomex Inc.
- Sonitrol Corp.
- Cardtronics Inc.
- Aspect Software Inc.
- Open Solutions Inc.
- SS&C Technologies Inc.
- Avago Technologies Finance Pte. Ltd.
- Blackboard Inc.
- Clayton Holdings Inc.
- Spansion Inc.
- Serena Software Inc.
- Pegasus Solutions Inc.
- Nuance Communications Inc.
- Epicor Software Corp.(OLD)
- Solera Holdings Inc.
- iPayment Inc.
- SOURCECORP Inc.
- Attachmate Corp.
- X-Rite Inc.
- JDA Software Group Inc.
- RedPrairie Corp.
- Consona ERP Inc.
- Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd.
- United Test and Assembly Center Ltd.
- Secure Computing Corp.
- NXP B.V.
- Open Text Corp.
- National Processing Co. Group Inc.
- CBA Group LLC
- Emdeon Business Services LLC
- Sirius Computer Solutions Inc.
- Metrologic Instruments Inc.
- RiskMetrics Group Holdings LLC
- Intuit Inc.
- BMS Holdings Inc.
- Vangent Inc.
- TE Connectivity Ltd.
- Leidos Holdings Inc.
- Keane International Inc.
- Verint Systems Inc.
- SafeNet Inc.
- H3C Holdings Ltd.
- SkillSoft Ltd.
- Aeroflex Inc.
- Kronos Inc.
- IntraLinks Inc.
- Hyland Software Inc.
- CDW LLC
- Palm Inc.
- Sunquest Information Systems Inc.
- MSCI Inc.
- Metavante Corp.
- Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
- Total System Services Inc.
- TravelClick, Inc.
- Elpida Memory Inc.
- IKON Office Solutions Inc.
- Arrow Electronics Inc.
- Automatic Data Processing Inc.
- Avnet Inc.
- Canon Inc.
- Computer Sciences Corp.
- Ceridian Corp.
- Harris Corp.
- Hitachi Ltd.
- Intel Corp.
- Intergraph Corp.
- International Business Machines Corp.
- Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.
- Panasonic Corp.
- 3M Co.
- Motorola Solutions Inc.
- NCR Corp.
- Nortel Networks Ltd.
- Pitney Bowes Inc.
- Ricoh Co. Ltd.
- Sony Corp.
- TDK Corp.
- Texas Instruments Inc.
- Vishay Intertechnology Inc.
- Xerox Corp.
- TTM Technologies Inc.
- Hewlett-Packard Co.
- Micron Technology Inc.
- Victor Co. of Japan Ltd. (JVC Corp.)
- International Rectifier Corp.
- National Semiconductor Corp.
- Electronic Data Systems Corp.
- Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L.M.)
- Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
- Unisys Corp.
- CA Technologies
- Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
- Oracle America Inc.
- Amphenol Corp.
- Nokia Corp.
- Koninklijke Philips N.V.
- Toshiba Corp.
- Corning Inc.
- Fujitsu Ltd.
- Omron Corp.
- SunGard Data Systems Inc.
- Sharp Corp.
- Pioneer Corp.

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