DUE DILIGENCE For your Municipal Portfolio
S&B’s Reports provide the S&B Municipal Bond Rating, which incorporates an underlying assessment of credit risk for the issuer, determined through S&B’s systematic modeling of financial and economic performance. The rating falls within the S&B rating scale of S&B 1, S&B 2, S&B 3, or S&B 4 and includes the “+/-“ rating gradations. For more information on the S&B rating scale, please click here. In the Detailed Report, S&B also provides a breakdown of the rating components. In addition to the S&B Scorecard, the Level 2 Detailed Report also features bullet points on the issuer’s strengths and weaknesses. Additionally, a full report summary is provided as an explanation of the factors leading to the rating conclusion. Economic performance is also broken down and evaluated on a relative basis. A description of the security on the bonds and use of proceeds are included in the report.
Please contact S&B in regards to rating requests and questions on turn-around times for reports. Please determine pre-purchase or post-purchase. S&B will include its market valuation component for pre-purchase reports at no additional charge.
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