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Issuer Ranking: U.S. Environmental Services Companies, Strongest To Weakest Jan 12 Product Image

Issuer Ranking: U.S. Environmental Services Companies, Strongest To Weakest Jan 12

  • ID: 2041267
  • January 2012
  • Region: United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Aquilex Holdings LLC
  • Belfor USA Group Inc.
  • Clean Harbors Inc.
  • EnergySolutions Inc.
  • Republic Services Inc.
  • Safety-Kleen Systems Inc.
  • MORE

Abstract
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services expects credit quality in the U.S. environmental services industry to remain stable in 2012. Although the rating actions we took in the most recent quarter were something of a mixed bag-?one affirmation, two downgrades (on the same issuer), and two CreditWatch placements (one with positive implications and the other with developing implications)--these actions were related to company-specific issues and were not necessarily emblematic of industry-wide weakness in operating performance. We do not expect core pricing for solid waste services to rebound dramatically in 2012, even though the consumer price index (CPI) has grown by 3.4% as of Nov. 30, 2011. Many companies incorporate CPI levels into their contracts' pricing terms, but a weak economy, high...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Gundle/SLT Environmental Inc.
- Waste Management Inc.
- Clean Harbors Inc.
- Republic Services Inc.
- Casella Waste Systems Inc.
- Waste Connections Inc.
- Synagro Technologies Inc.
- Safety-Kleen Systems Inc.
- WCA Waste Corp.
- Belfor USA Group Inc.
- Aquilex Holdings LLC
- Advanced Disposal Services READ MORE >

- Gundle/SLT Environmental Inc.
- Waste Management Inc.
- Clean Harbors Inc.
- Republic Services Inc.
- Casella Waste Systems Inc.
- Waste Connections Inc.
- Synagro Technologies Inc.
- Safety-Kleen Systems Inc.
- WCA Waste Corp.
- Belfor USA Group Inc.
- Aquilex Holdings LLC
- Advanced Disposal Services Inc.
- EnergySolutions Inc.
- Liberty Tire Recycling Holdco LLC
- Waste Industries U.S.A. Inc.

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