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

Pier 1 Imports, Inc.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc.'s management is hyper-focused on turning around the business, but don’t let other scoring methods (including the PAYDEX® score) mislead you.

Debenhams Plc

One of the largest department store collapses of the last several years, the downfall of Debenhams Plc was foretold long ago by our FRISK® score.

How Procurement Professionals Successfully Manage Supplier Financial Risk

Just like tariffs, supplier financial risk has become an important category to monitor by company procurement departments. If this isn't on your radar today, it should be.

Dean Foods Company

It’s rare to see a consumer staple food processing company falling into financial distress, but CreditRiskMonitor’s FRISK® score on the Dean Foods Company has been signaling elevated risk to our subscribers for more than a year.

Helicopter Bankruptcies Spell Trouble for Unsecured Claims

The helicopter industry has seen three major bankruptcies in the last few years. Could we see a fourth? Unsecured creditors should take heed.

Hexion: FRISK® score Succeeds Where Trade Payment Data Fails

Although the story can be significantly different for every single public company that finds itself faced with bankruptcy, there's one familiar trend: payment data repeatedly misses the risk.

Payment Scores Mislead Credit Departments on Public Company Bankruptcy Risk

The FRISK® score cuts through the “cloaking effect” by identifying financially stressed companies with a differentiated and proprietary method that doesn't rely on payment history.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.

Never get burned by public company bankruptcy risk -- we look at how the FRISK® score can help you prevent fires within your portfolio, using Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. as a cautionary example.

Pharmaceutical Risk

Two major U.S. pharmaceutical companies possess heightened bankruptcy risk largely due to lawsuits stemming from the opioid crisis. Our models are reflexive enough to give the most accurate forward-looking reads on financial risk when calamities strike.

Trade Contributor Program

The CreditRiskMonitor Trade Contributor Program's many benefits make it one of the most exciting and effective offerings to our subscriber base in determining risk.

The Windstream Holdings Bankruptcy

A recent high-profile bankruptcy within telecom provides a golden example of how reliance on payment data in assessing risk within public companies is foolhardy.

Blue Apron

Blue Apron is promising that it will right-size its business and find an approach that will generate positive EBITDA in 2019. The scramble and the results so far don't inspire confidence, and the recurring cash burn suggests that time is limited. 

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