BBB rating for Tyson Foods

Boston, MA 02/12/2013 (wallstreetpr) – On Monday Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services increased its rating on Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) as it believes that the company’s credit is boosting as there is rise in the poultry prices and the company compensates on more debt.

The rating for the company improved from `BBB-‘ to BBB’. The new rating bestows to about $2.4 billion in debt held by the Springdale, Ark. company which is roughly two groove above the “junk” status,. Analyst Chris Johnson strongly apprehends that the results from the company’s beef business will certainly remain debilitated. He also mentioned that better poultry prices and debt repayment will definitely keep the company’s credit measures from abating.

Tyson, the largest U.S. meat company shares come down to 14 cents to close at $23.64 on Monday, but the stock value gained momentum and is up by 40 % ever since Tyson announced its fiscal fourth-quarter results on Feb. 1. Currently the stock is dealing around its highest prices which are more than the last five years prices.

The shares of Tyson foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) were up by 0.25% and currently trading at $23.70.

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