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How do you check the credit ratings of corporations?

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Visit the Morningstar or Experian websites and search for the relevant company to find the associated credit rating, notes each organization's website. Factors such as business risk, cash-flow cushion, solvency score and distance to default impact the overall score.

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The Morningstar credit rating table contains information such as ticker, sector, credit rating, stock star rating and economic moat, notes the organization's website. Modify the display settings, and sort the credit rating table according to the statistics. Click on a specific company to view its capital structure, including debt and equity components. Additional charts and graphs display information related to yield to maturity and debt and coverage ratios.

Visit the Experian website, and search for a particular report type. Business credit reports available relate to small business credit, business credit risk, business reports and cash flow management. The credit rating reports are not free, as users must create an associated account. Some of the credit report plans include business credit advantage, business creditscore pro, profileplus report and creditscore report. View the sample report before purchasing the credit report. Single reports or multiple report plans are available for purchase. Search for a specific company by name, city, and state to find the available credit reports.

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