- Published: May 2012
- Region: United States
Glendale, AZ GO Rating Lowered To 'A+' On Reserve Drawdown Jan 12
- Published: January 2012
- Standard & Poors
SAN FRANCISCO (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 23, 2012--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term rating and underlying rating to 'A+' from 'AA' on Glendale, Ariz.'s general obligation bonds. The outlook is negative. "The rating action reflects our view of the city's continued substantial drawdown of its reserves to balance its budget as a result of continued financial pressures," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Alda Mostofi. The ratings further reflect our view of the city's: Participation in the diverse Phoenix metropolitan statistical area economic base; Moderate overall net debt burden, including all overlapping and direct tax-supported debt; and Adequate general fund balance in 2011 and a history of maintaining sufficient reserve levels. The negative outlook reflects our view of...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Glendale
Action: Outlook: Negative
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