Standard & Poor’s definition

Standard & Poor’s means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Standard & Poor’s. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., and any successor thereto.
Standard & Poor’s. Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., or its successor in interest.

Examples of Standard & Poor’s in a sentence

  • Ratings can be obtained from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., by calling 212-438-2400 and from Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

  • The overall average credit quality of the fixed income portion of the Long Term Fund shall be investment grade or better (Standard & Poor’s BBB or Moody’s Baa).

  • Generally, the greater the credit rating of a security, the lower the probability of the issuer defaulting on its obligations.Credit ratings for preferred shares are obtained from Dominion Bond Rating Services and Standard & Poor’s.

  • External investment managers overseeing operating portfolio funds may purchase mortgage pass-through securities and asset-backed securities that are issued by U.S. government agencies or carry a BBB- or Baa3 rating at the time of purchase from Standard & Poor’s or its equivalent as defined by Moody’s or another Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO).

  • While protection of dividends and principal is still considered acceptable, the issuing entity is more susceptible to adverse changes in financial and economic conditions, and there may be other adverse conditions present which detract from debt protection.For those Funds that invest in fixed‑income securities, credit ratings are obtained from Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings, Moody’s and/or Fitch Ratings.


More Definitions of Standard & Poor’s

Standard & Poor’s means Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., or its successor.
Standard & Poor’s means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., or any successor thereto.
Standard & Poor’s. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. If Standard & Poor's is designated as a Rating Agency in the Preliminary Statement, for purposes of Section 10.05(b) the address for notices to Standard & Poor's shall be Standard & Poor's, 55 Water Street, New York, New York 10041, Attention: Residential Mortgage Surveillance Group - Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2004-HE9, or such other address as Standard & Poor's may hereafter furnish to the Depositor and the Servicer.
Standard & Poor’s means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC business.
Standard & Poor’s means Standard & Poor’s, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., and any successor to its rating agency business.