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Tenant Financials and Credit Ratings
You can search for current S&P rating information using an entity name, a standard identifier such as CUSIP, CINS, or ISINS number, or a Fund name.
Moody’s also provides a similar credit rating service, but while their ratings use similar symbols, there are significant differences. The table below compares the various symbols.
|Standard & Poors||Moody’s||Interpretation|
|AAA||Aaa||Extremely strong capacity to meet financial commitments.|
|AA||Aa2||Very strong capacity to meet financial commitments.|
|A||A2||Strong capacity to meet financial commitments, but susceptible to adverse conditions|
|BBB||Baa2||Adequate capacity to meet financial commitments, but more subject to adverse economic conditions.|
|BB||Ba2||Less vulnerable in the near-term but faces major ongoing uncertainties in the event of adverse business, financial and economic conditions.|
|B||B2||More vulnerable to adverse business, financial and economic conditions but currently has the capacity to meet financial commitments.|
|CCC||Caa2||Currently vulnerable and dependent on favorable business, financial and economic conditions to meet financial commitments.|
|CC||Currently highly vulnerable.|
|C-||A bankruptcy petition has been filed or similar action taken but payments or financial commitments are continued.|
|D-||Payment default on financial commitments.|
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