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Definition: B3/B-


Full Definition of B3/B-

One of the lowest investment ratings assigned to a security. Rating agencies base their ratings on a firm’s creditworthiness. In other words, a rating is a measure of the likelihood of default. A security with a B3/B- rating is considered speculative. The B3 designation is used by Moody’s. The B- designation is used by Fitch and Standard & Poor’s.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for B3/B- are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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