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



Credit ratings and research help investors analyze the credit risks associated with fixed-income securities. Such independent credit ratings and research also contribute to efficiencies in fixed-income markets and other obligations, such as insurance policies and derivative transactions, by providing credible and independent assessments of credit risk.



Moody’s default studies validate our predictive ratings. Our published research and investor briefings draw thousands of attendees each year and keep investors current with the rationale underlying our credit opinions. 

Moody's Rating Symbols and Definitions

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Moody's Rating Symbols and Definitions

--Page 1--> Rating Symbols and Definitions. --Page 2--> MOODY’ S INVESTORS SERVICE/ RATING SYMBOLS AND DEFINITIONS. In the spirit of promoting transparency and clarity, Moody’ s Standing Committee on Rating Symbols and Definitions offers this updated reference guide which defines Moody’ s various ratings symbols, rating scales and other ratings-related definitions.

Moody's assigns ratings to one class of notes issued by RIAL 2022-FL8 ...

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has assigned a rating to one class of notes issued by RIAL 2022-FL8 Issuer, Ltd. (the "Issuer") as follows: Cl. A, Definitive Rating Assigned Aaa (sf) The Cl. A notes are referred to herein as the "Rated Notes." RATINGS RATIONALE The rationale for the ra...

Moody's assigns Aa2 to Salinas Union HSD, CA's GOs and A1 to COPs

Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa2 rating to Salinas Union High School District, CA's $70 million Election of 2020 General Obligation Bonds, Series A (Tax-Exempt) and an A1 rating to the district's $14 million Certificates of Participation (2022 Workforce Housing Project). Concurrently, Mo...

RIAL 2022-FL8 Issuer, Ltd. Deal v1.1 Compared To CRE CLO v3.0

This report describes (subject to disclaimers) the asset-pool related representations, warranties and enforcement mechanisms available to investors disclosed in the offering materials.

Moody's de México retira todas las calificaciones emitidas anteriormen...

Moody's de México retiró todas sus calificaciones crediticias de entidades, valores y obligaciones en México, emitidas anteriormente bajo la marca Moody's Investors Service. Favor de hacer clic en esta liga  /viewresearchdoc.aspx?docid=PBC_ARFTL465547 para consultar la Lista de...

Moody's de Mexico withdraws all credit ratings previously issued in Me...

Moody's de México has withdrawn all its credit ratings of entities, securities and obligations in Mexico, previously issued under the Moody's Investors Service brand name.  Please click on this link /viewresearchdoc.aspx?docid=PBC_ARFTL465547 for the list of affected credit rat...

Banco do Estado de Sergipe S.A.:Update following downgrade of deposit,...

Our credit view of this issuer reflects its high share of payroll loans, which reduces credit losses during market downturns, balanced against a growing competition.

Moody's upgrades ratings on three classes of notes issued by Newark BS...

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has upgraded the ratings on the following notes issued by Newark BSL CLO 1, Ltd. (the "CLO" or "Issuer"): U.S. $60,000,000 Class A-2-R Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes Due 2029 (the "Class A-2-R Notes"), Upgraded to Aa1 (sf); previously on February 14, 2020 ...

Amazon.com, Inc.: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of Amazon reflects its dominance in online retailing and its strong market position cloud computing, against its increase in debt to support investments.

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