Distribution of Ratings


Rank

A.M. Best

S & P

Moody's

Fitch

1

A++

AAA

Aaa

AAA

2

A+

AA+

Aa1

AA+

3

A

AA

Aa2

AA

4

A-

AA-

Aa3

AA-

5

B++

A+

A1

A+

6

B+

A

A2

A

7

B

A-

A3

A-

8

B-

BBB+

Baa1

BBB+

9

C++

BBB

Baa2

BBB

11

C

BB+

Ba1

BB+

12

C-

BB

Ba2

BB

13

D

BB-

Ba3

BB-

14

E

B+

B1

B+

15

F

B

B2

B

16

 

B-

B3

B-

17

 

CCC+

Caa

CCC

18

 

CCC

Ca

DD

19

 

CCC-

C

 

 

42 Companies currently hold an A++ rating.

35 Companies currently hold an AAA rating.

17 Companies currently hold an Aa1 or better rating.

34 Companies currently hold an AAA rating.