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Rank Company Industry Revenue* Bad Debt Allow DSO Ops Cash as % of Rev Current Ratio Debts/ Assets CSI Score
1 Arena Resources Inc
Tulsa, OK
Oil/Gas-Independent 208,859 0.0% 20.05 84.9% 4.52 0.18 1.00
2 Monolithic Power Systems Inc
Los Gatos, CA
Semiconductor 160,511 0.0% 20.73 24.7% 5.53 0.16 1.00
3 Tessera Technologies Inc
San Jose, CA
Semiconductor Equip 248,291 0.4% 21.65 27.6% 7.21 0.11 1.00
4 Gen-Probe Inc
San Diego, CA
Medical Equip/Supplies 472,695 2.1% 25.79 37.7% 13.49 0.06 1.00
5 United Microelectronics
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Semiconductor 3,071,496 0.1% 31.62 46.7% 5.37 0.15 1.10
Rank Industry No. of Comp Write- Offs Int'l Sales Bad Debt Allow DSO Ops Cash as % of Rev Current Ratio Debts/ Assets CSI Score
1 Semiconductor 89 51% 70.00% 3.2% 41.56 15.0% 4.69 0.33 2.18
2 Diagnostic Substances 10 83% 15.80% 3.1% 58.23 18.0% 4.96 0.22 2.29
3 Biotechnology 17 147% 25.60% 2.4% 58.09 23.0% 4.77 0.37 2.32
4 Mining/Quarrying 28 14% 27.80% 1.4% 35.44 21.0% 1.77 0.54 2.45
5 Oil/Gas-Independent 63 27% 3.60% 2.3% 37.09 57.0% 1.20 0.56 2.46

Recent Articles

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The United States is the world's largest producer of chicken accounting for 21 percent of the world's total production so it's little wonder that two of America's largest poultry processors are among the top ten companies in credit standards for the food processing industry.


The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter of 2017 as consumer spending, a key driver of economic growth, plunged to its lowest level since 2009.

The world's largest economy grew at a paltry 0.7% for the first three months of 2017, according to the advance estimate of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) released yesterday by the Commerce Department. 


Dollar decline creates upward movment with many world currencies reducing volatility as African currencies still lead the way in declines.

World currencies were less volatile in the first quarter of 2017 with an average volatility of 1.15 percent, down from the 1.66 percent mark in the final quarter of last year largely due to a 2.74% decline in the U.S. dollar, according to the Currency Volatility Index (CVI).


IBM's many advertisements, the visibility of its CEO and high stock price give the impression of a successful company, but a closer look shows otherwise.

In an ominous sign, International Business Machines Corp. is having to wait longer and longer to receive payments even as it attracts fewer and fewer customers in a sign that the company known for Big Data is having big problems generating new business.


Understanding three important principles of credit analysis will lead to better, safer and more credible credit decisions.  "A matter of perspective."

When it comes to credit risk no one has a crystal ball.  The closest anyone can come is the ability to examine information from the past while looking closely at what is happening in the present to hopefully gain insight as to what may happen in the future.


Other than oil, the telecommunications industry has been a major area of growth in Nigeria in recent years but only a few companies are publicly traded.

The Nigerian government took the unusual step last week of urging the country's telecommunications companies to become publicly listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) face regulatory penalties, according to an article in Bella Naija, a Nigerian online media outlet.