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Ratings Service

What is 'Ratings Service'

A company, such as Moody's or Standard & Poor's, that rates various debt and preferred stock issues for safety of payment of principal, interest, or dividends.

Explaining 'Ratings Service'

Ratings range from AAA or Aaa (the highest) to C or D, which represents a company that has already defaulted.


Further Reading


A multivariate analysis of the determinants of Moody's bank financial strength ratings
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Performance rating and yardstick competition in social service provisionPerformance rating and yardstick competition in social service provision
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Are credit ratings valuable information?Are credit ratings valuable information?
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Combining bond rating forecasts using logitCombining bond rating forecasts using logit
onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

A problem of discrete choice: Moody's municipal bond ratingsA problem of discrete choice: Moody's municipal bond ratings
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Sovereign credit ratingsSovereign credit ratings
papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Statistical analysis of municipal bond ratings under spatial correlationStatistical analysis of municipal bond ratings under spatial correlation
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Announcement effects of Moody's bond rating changes on equity returnsAnnouncement effects of Moody's bond rating changes on equity returns
www.jstor.org [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …

Bond ratings, bond yields and financial regulation: some findingsBond ratings, bond yields and financial regulation: some findings
www.journals.uchicago.edu [PDF]
… 5. Conclusion. Moody's new BFSR service provides a measure that financial analysts can use to examine the strength or viability of banking institutions … Appendix B. List of banking institutions in the sample and their bank financial strength ratings in June 1997. No. Name, Rating …