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

The Perilous Payment Data Dilemma Within Pharma Retail

Rite Aid Corporation's elevated risk of financial failure might be imperceptible if a credit and procurement managers put too much stock into whether or not the pharma retail mainstay continues to pay bills on time.

Empty Tables Equates to Rise in Restaurant Bankruptcy Risk

Dining-out traffic trends are showing persistent weakness. If you are working with a restaurant chain that has a weak capital structure, you should implement strategies to reduce risk or otherwise face the possibility of serious financial loss.

Nearly 30% of publicly traded companies worldwide are already trending in the FRISK® red zone, indicating heightened bankruptcy risk - and as recession whispers intensify, every day you delay taking action could cost you and your company dearly.

FRISK® Score Shows More Financial Distress in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Major drug manufacturers Mallinckrodt plc and Endo International plc are financially distressed due to elevated debt and product-related risks. If your company is doing business with these manufacturers, you should evaluate your risk exposure and perform further research.

FRISK® Stress Index Shows Deterioration in Chinese Real Estate Market

In 2019, nearly half of the 230 publicly traded Chinese construction companies we cover are financially distressed. If you have exposure to China’s real estate market, we urge you to monitor closely the financial risk potential of your commercial counterparties.

As Global Debt Grows,

Public company financial risk is higher than it has ever been, and the weakest links in your supply chain may lead to costly, time-consuming problems.

FRISK® Score Signaled Steep Financial Risk with Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications’ deteriorating business fundamentals have been ongoing for years now, and CreditRiskMonitor’s subscriber crowdsourcing has provided an important high-risk signal in the last few quarters.

Drilling Deep into Bankruptcy Risk in Oil and Gas for 2019

If you work in the volatile oil and gas industry, not a single day should go by where you do not have a read on corporate credit risk. It could save your company millions in the long run.

Stage Stores Inc.

Stage Stores Inc. is nearly 10 times more likely to face bankruptcy by this time next summer than the typical public company.

CreditRiskMonitor’s assessment of the U.S./Canadian E&P industry reveals that about two-thirds of operators are financially distressed and have higher-than-average risk of bankruptcy.

Credit Professionals Should Prepare For Record Losses Tied to U.S. Public Corporations

CreditRiskMonitor currently estimates that financial losses stemming from U.S. public company bankruptcies alone will be in excess of $1.1 trillion, a greater figure than what was lost during the Great Recession.

Global Debt Crisis Spirals to New Highs with Record Setting Negative Yields

The global economy appears to have deteriorated in a significant way during 2019 given the trends in negative yielding debt. 

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