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

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.

Brazil and the FRISK® score

Brazil, the eighth-largest economy in the world, has experienced an anemic recovery from its 2014 recession. Amid currently poor business conditions, corporations with high financial risk should be carefully monitored.

Assessing Contraction Risk: The Technology Sector

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

Tracking the Impact of Tariffs on Bankruptcy Risk

A full-blown trade war between China and the United States could impact operators with poor credit quality, which CreditRiskMonitor tracks daily.

Hovnanian & PulteGroup

Certain residential homebuilders are performing adequately, like PulteGroup, Inc., while others like Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. remain severely exposed to credit risk.

Fertilizer Industry Highlights Risk in China and India

When something stinks with public companies, we know best. The fertilizer market in both China and India are both rife with odious companies at heightened risk of bankruptcy.

Sears Holdings Corporation

Sears Holdings Corporation has closed underperforming stores and cut costs, yet a hedge fund controlled by company CEO Eddie Lampert is now pushing for even more forceful financial restructuring to stave off bankruptcy.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., a large U.S. domestic trucking company, has been highlighted as a financial risk by CreditRiskMonitor’s proprietary subscriber crowdsourcing.

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