SOURCE: CreditRiskMonitor

CreditRiskMonitor

May 12, 2016 08:37 ET

CreditRiskMonitor Issues Credit Risk Analysis Report on Sears

VALLEY COTTAGE, NY--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) - CreditRiskMonitor (OTCQX: CRMZ), the leading public company news and analysis service specifically designed for corporate credit professionals, has issued a special report on Sears Holdings. The report was published at the request of its global subscribers, primarily credit professionals in Fortune 1000 companies. The report, "Sears Holding Company: Credit Risk Analysis," is available at no charge on the CreditRiskMonitor web site.

Retail sector risk is up overall in the general merchandise sector (SIC53). According to the CreditRiskMonitor proprietary FRISK® Stress Index, risk in general merchandise stores is more than twice the average for U.S. public companies. And, the risk has risen dramatically: more than 500% higher than at the start of the Great Recession in 2007.

The special report on Sears analyzes the company's financials and outlook. It is not intended for purchase or sale of securities, but as a service to risk management professionals.

For more detailed insight into Sears' financials and future, download the full special report: https://www.creditriskmonitor.com/resources/whitepapers/sears-holding-corporation-credit-risk-analysis-paper

For a free overview for public company risk by country and industry, visit the FRISK® Stress Index at https://www.creditriskmonitor.com/frisk-stress-index.

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CreditRiskMonitor (http://www.creditriskmonitor.com) helps corporate credit and procurement professionals stay ahead of and manage financial risk quickly, accurately and cost effectively. It offers comprehensive commercial credit and financial risk analysis covering public companies worldwide. Unlike other commercial credit bureaus like Dun & Bradstreet, CreditRiskMonitor's primary focus is on financial analysis of publicly traded company risk.

Over 35% of the Fortune 1000 depend on CreditRiskMonitor's timely news alerts and reports featuring detailed analyses of financial statements, ratio analysis, peer analyses, bond agency ratings, and the Company's proprietary FRISK® scores, proven 95% predictive in anticipating corporate financial stress, including bankruptcy.

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