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Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC
Blog Post

Based on Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC’s bottom-rung FRISK® score of “1,” trade creditors must perform deep financial analysis and take extra care when dealing with the company.

Akorn, Inc.
High Risk Report

Chicago-based pharmaceutical leader Akorn, Inc. has seen its FRISK® score freefall down from a "9" to a "1" in a year's time.

Federal Reserve
Blog Post

The Federal Reserve recently voiced concerns about excessive corporate financial leverage - and risk management departments need to take heed.

Scientific Games
Blog Post

Scientific Games' high leverage, elevated investment needs, cyclical business risk and recent penchant for extending credit to customers are all issues which necessitate a more sophisticated level of monitoring.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.
High Risk Report

A steep decline in working capital and a skyrocketing total debt-to-EBITDA fuels our suspicion that Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. might be heading towards bankruptcy in the coming year.

Year In Review: Energy Sector
Blog Post

Volatile commodity prices and rising interest rates were a challenge for operators in the energy sector in 2018, and things looks to be even more dangerous in the years to come. 

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

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.

CPI Card Group, Inc.
High Risk Report

CPI Card Group, Inc. has seen it's FRISK® score flatline for 12 consecutive months as persistent negative net worth suggests loanable collateral has been exhausted.

Default Risk
Blog Post

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.

Parker Drilling Company
Bankruptcy Case Studies

This Bankruptcy Case Study shows that Parker Drilling Company was choked by more than a half a billion dollars in debt in 2018, never rising above a FRISK® score of "1."

Year In Review: Bankruptcies
Blog Post

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.

PetroQuest Energy, Inc.
Bankruptcy Case Studies

Anchored off the United States' Gulf Coast Basin, PetroQuest Energy, Inc. could not further weather steep drops in sales and working capital, which in large part led to their bankruptcy.

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