Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, protecting the integrity of credit. Our ratings and analysis track debt covering more than:

  • 130 countries
    11,000 corporate issuers
    21,000 public finance issuers
    76,000 structured finance obligations



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Credit Outlook: 30 January 2023

Published Monday and Thursday mornings, Moody’s Credit Outlook provides you with the credit implications of current events.

City of Salem, OR: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view includes a growing local economy, strong financial profile, below average resident income and an elevated yet manageable leverage profile.

Moody's assigns Aa2 to Salem, OR's GO Bonds, Series 2023

Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa2 rating to the City of Salem, OR's General Obligation Bonds, Series 2023A (Federally Taxable) with an estimated par amount of approximately $12.0 million and General Obligation Bonds, Series 2023B (Tax-Exempt) with an estimated par amount of approximately ...

Moody's assigns Aa3 to Pendergast ESD 92, AZ's Series B (2023) School ...

Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa3 rating to Maricopa County School District 92 (Pendergast Elementary), AZ's School Improvement Bonds, Project of 2021, Series B (2023), expected to be issued in the amount of $15 million. Moody's maintains an A1 issuer rating on the district and Aa3 rating...

San Francisco Airport Commission, CA: Update to credit analysis

SFO's credit profile reflects a lagging but improving traffic recovery, leverage that will remain elevated, and a strong competitive position in an economically robust service area.

Moody's withdraws Pactiv LLC's ratings

Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has withdrawn all of Pactiv LLC's unsecured notes ratings and outlook. Moody's has withdrawn the Caa1 ratings on Pactiv LLC's senior unsecured notes due 2025 and senior unsecured notes due 2027.  The ratings of Pactiv Evergreen Inc., Pactiv Evergreen Group Holdi...

Moody's downgrades rating on one class of notes issued by Telos CLO 20...

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the rating on the following notes issued by Telos CLO 2013-3, Ltd.: U.S.$24,100,000 Class E-R Mezzanine Secured Deferrable Floating Rate Notes due 2026, Downgraded to Caa1 (sf); previously on November 12, 2021 Upgraded to B2 (sf) Telos CLO 2013-3, Ltd., o...

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of Huntington reflects its well-positioned Midwest banking franchise, which supports its good asset quality and profitability, though capitalization is a relative weakness.

Moody's upgrades ratings on two classes of CLO notes issued by Ballyro...

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has upgraded the ratings on the following notes issued by Ballyrock CLO 2019-2 Ltd.: U.S.$44,000,000 Class A-2-R Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes Due November 20, 2030, Upgraded to Aa1 (sf); previously on February 22, 2021 Assigned Aa2 (sf) U.S.$24,000,000 ...

Energizer Holdings, Inc.: Update to credit analysis following affirmat...

Our credit view of Energizer reflects the very high leverage and slow organic growth offset by normally solid cash flow and our expectation that debt levels will decline.

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