AREA TO RESEARCH : NORTH MISSISSIPPI AREA / WEST TENNESSEE
Identify three health insurance companies active in your area and research the credit rating trends for each company using credit rating firms such as Standard & Poor’s, Fitch Rating, and Moody’s Investors Service. Discuss the trends among the firms by addressing the following:
Are the ratings for each company similar across the rating firms? Explain why or why not.
Identify specific trends regarding rating ups and downs for each company and discuss potential links to rating changes based upon revenue, profits, etc.
In replies to peers, discuss additional trends you noticed or comment on what you noticed in the trends that you found surprising or out of the ordinary.