Ratings and Bonds
|Institution Name||Rating||Comments on Rating (excerpt)|
|Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
|The credit quality is high. It is also accompanied by some excellent factors.|
|Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.
|Strong capacity to cover debts; outstanding in some areas|
For details regarding the ratings provided by each agency, please refer to the following websites :
Rating Trend (R&I)
Rating Definition (R&I)
|AAA||Highest creditworthiness supported by many excellent factors.|
|AA||Very high creditworthiness supported by some excellent factors.|
|A||High creditworthiness supported by a few excellent factors.|
|BBB||Creditworthiness is sufficient, though some factors require attention in times of major environmental changes.|
|BB||Creditworthiness is sufficient for the time being, though some factors require due attention in times of environmental changes.|
|B||Creditworthiness is questionable and some factors require constant attention.|
|CCC||Creditworthiness is highly questionable and a financial obligation of an issuer is likely to default.|
|CC||All of the financial obligations of an issuer are likely to default.|
|D||R&I believes that all of the financial obligations of an issuer are in default.|
- A plus (+) or minus (-) sign may be appended to the categories from AA to CCC to indicate relative standing within each rating category. The plus and minus signs are part of the rating symbols.
Rating Trend (JCR)
Rating Definition (JCR)
|AAA||The highest level of certainty of an obligor to honor its financial obligations|
|AA||A very high level of certainty to honor the financial obligations|
|A||A high level of certainty to honor the financial obligations|
|BBB||An adequate level of certainty to honor the financial obligations. However, this certainty is more likely to diminish in the future than with the higher rating categories.|
|BB||Although the level of certainty to honor the financial obligations is not currently considered problematic, this certainty may not persist in the future.|
|B||A low level of certainty to honor the financial obligations, giving cause for concern|
|CCC||There are factors of uncertainty that the financial obligations will be honored, and there is a possibility of default.|
|CC||A high default risk|
|C||A very high default risk|
|LD||JCR judges that while an obligor does not honor part of the agreed to financial obligations, but it honors all its other agreed to financial obligations.|
|D||JCR judges that all the financial obligations are, in effect, in default.|
- A plus (+) or minus (-) sign may be affixed to the rating symbols from AA to B to indicate relative standing within each of those rating scales.
(a) A Long-term Issuer Rating Scale enables comparison of the overall capacity of an obligor (issuer) to honor its entire financial obligations with such overall capacity of others.
(b) The same Definitions of Rating Symbols and Scales shall be applied to the Ability to Pay Insurance Claims Rating.
(millions of yen)
|Coupon rate||Security||Maturity date|
|1st Unsecured Bonds||December 2, 2010||20,000||0.609||No||December 2, 2015|
|2nd Unsecured Bonds||December 2, 2010||10,000||0.956||No||December 1, 2017|
|3rd Unsecured Bonds||December 2, 2011||20,000||0.610||No||December 2, 2016|
|4th Unsecured Bonds||December 2, 2011||20,000||0.902||No||November 30, 2018|