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Public company risk is ever-present. Check back for the latest news and advice from CreditRiskMonitor.

The FRISK® Score Cooks Up a Warning in the Restaurant Space

A look at our FRISK® Stress Index shows that there are more than 30 large-scale public companies within the restaurant industry at heightened risk of bankruptcy in 2019.

Default Risk

Knowledge of how and when to react to a business defaulting is essential; cutting ties with a customer or supplier too soon could lead to a missed sales opportunity, while being too late can result in financial loss.

Year In Review: Bankruptcies

CreditRiskMonitor takes a look back at the biggest bankruptcies of 2018 and the advanced Intel we provided our subscribers about companies before their Chapter 11 filings, headlined by the Sears Holdings Corporation.

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network, Inc.

While many missed the warning signs for Aegean Marine Petroleum Network, Inc.'s bankruptcy in November 2018, the FRISK® score's daily calculation of the company's risk revealed sobering truths.

Cloud Peak Energy, Inc.

Thermal coal seller Cloud Peak Energy, Inc. is under intense, increasing financial stress as highlighted by our proprietary FRISK® score.

Offshore Drilling

CreditRiskMonitor’s FRISK® Stress Index is once again highlighting elevated financial risk for oil and gas drilling operators.

AutoCanada, Inc.

AutoCanada Inc.'s heavy leverage has put the company in potential danger. As interest rates rise in both Canada and the U.S., expected softer sales and higher costs will make it much harder for the company to remain solvent in 2019.

Global Debt Problem

When this current benign credit cycle ends, debt losses could approximate $1.2 trillion for public companies. Are you going to wait until your customers and suppliers are bankrupt or are you going to take action now?

PAYCE Score

Thousands of private companies go bankrupt every year. It’s important to identify those risky companies before they file, particularly if they are your largest customers or suppliers.

Adopting multiple risk management solutions is a commonality among successful credit and procurement managers, and CreditRiskMonitor is the top option for assessing financial risk in public companies.

Chemicals

A contraction in credit is not something that might occur: It will happen at some point. Risk professionals dealing with the chemical manufacturing industry are better off preparing now, while economic conditions are still strong.

Black Box Corporation

Public companies in the technology sector in 2018 are generally viewed as having low financial risk, but situations like Black Box Corporation tell a different story.

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