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Advanced Disposal Services Inc. Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
Essential nature of services provided; and High operating margins. Leveraged capital structure; Acquisition-oriented growth strategy, which may involve additional debt incurrence; and Limited geographic diversity, with operations concentrated in the southeastern U.S. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' ratings on Jacksonville, Fla.-based Advanced Disposal Services Inc. (ADS) reflect the regional solid waste hauler's modest scale of operations, geographic concentration of revenues and earnings, leveraged capital structure, and acquisition-oriented growth strategy. The company's participation in a recession-resistant industry, its fair degree of vertical integration, and its solid profitability partially offset these characteristics. In our opinion, the solid waste industry benefits from favorable characteristics, including the high necessity of services provided, which enhances the predictability of revenues and renders participants less prone to...
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Advanced Disposal Services Inc.