Research Update: Sun Microsystems 'BB+' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Is Revised To Negative - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research

Research Update: Sun Microsystems 'BB+' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Is Revised To Negative

Research Update: Sun Microsystems 'BB+' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Is Revised To Negative - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research
Research Update: Sun Microsystems 'BB+' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Is Revised To Negative
Published Nov 10, 2008
Published Nov 10, 2008
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Abstract:

On Nov. 10, 2008, Standard&Poor's Ratings Services said that it affirmed its 'BB+' corporate credit and senior unsecured ratings on Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun Microsystems Inc. In addition, we revised the outlook to negative from stable. The outlook revision reflects continued declines in revenues and profitability, with the likelihood of a challenging IT spending environment extending into 2009, which could further dampen operating performance. First-quarter 2009 results (fiscal-year-end June) included a 7% sales decrease, which is the third sequential quarter that Sun's revenue declined, and a net loss of $65 million (excluding a $1.45 billion non-cash goodwill impairment charge). The rating on Sun reflects the company's good, but not leading, position (based on all operating systems) in the

  
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JAVA
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Sun Microsystems Inc.
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Computer Hardware (45202010)
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Collateralized Debt Obligations, Commercial MBS, Corporations, Global Issuers, High Technology, Structured Finance
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S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research. "Research Update: Sun Microsystems 'BB+' Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Is Revised To Negative" Nov 10, 2008. Alacra Store. Dec 18, 2017. <http://www.alacrastore.com/s-and-p-credit-research/Research-Update-Sun-Microsystems-BB-Ratings-Affirmed-Outlook-Is-Revised-To-Negative-682420>
  
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