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

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. 

Japan Display

For Apple, providing capital support to its supply chain is an option, but for most companies bailing out critical suppliers is not financially feasible, let alone an option on the table. Is your supply chain secure?

The PAYDEX® Score Hides Bankruptcy Risk, the FRISK® Score Precisely Measures It

D&B’s "Bankruptcy: Why the Surprise?" whitepaper shows that their popular PAYDEX® score misleads trade creditors on public company bankruptcy risk.

Crowdsourcing Sounds Alarm as J. C. Penney Fights for Survival

For J. C. Penney Company, Inc., CreditRiskMonitor's proprietary subscriber crowdsourcing is indicating negative sentiment and matches the high-risk assessment of the retail giant provided by the FRISK® score.

FRISK® Score Highlights Increasing Risk for Global Construction Operator

In a highly interconnected world, large financially distressed companies like Spain's Obrascon Huarte Lain can pose far-reaching risks.

Oil & Gas: Hornbeck Offshore’s FRISK® Score Reveals Refinancing Risk

The offshore oil and gas market remains widely depressed. Troubled outfit Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has fallen to a FRISK® score of “1,” which indicates severe financial distress.

Brexit Uncertainty and its Adverse Impact on U.K. Companies

Brexit uncertainty has broadly reduced business confidence in the U.K. and future operating performance may be affected, regardless of which way the final Brexit decision goes.

Stay Ahead of the Curve: Risk Evaluation for Public and Private Companies

More than a decade after the Great Recession, the reality remains that as patterns of credit cycles are historically predictable, you can't ever let your guard down as a financial risk assessor.

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