Leading position as a manufacturer and distributor of professional dental products; Broad and diverse product portfolio within dental products; Geographic and customer diversity and significant distribution network; and Relatively conservative capital structure. Narrowly focused in dental products; Potential for a global recession to slow DENTSPLY's growth; and Relatively small scale and cash flow base when compared with similarly rated companies. The ratings on York, Pa.-based DENTSPLY International Inc. reflect the company's leading position as a manufacturer and distributor of professional dental products, and its broad and diverse product portfolio. The rating also reflects the company's geographic and customer diversity, significant distribution network, and relatively conservative capital structure. These factors are offset partially by the potential for a global recession to...
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