Current Ratings (Up-dated in February 2018):
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|Short-Term (Issuer Credit) Ratings(*)||a-1+||P-2||A-1|
|Commercial Paper Program Ratings(*)||a-1+||P-2||A-1|
|(Long-Term) Issuer (Credit) Ratings||AA- (Outlook Stable)||-||A (Outlook Stable)|
|Medium-Term Note Program Ratings||AA- (Outlook Stable)||A3 (Outlook Stable)||A (Outlook Stable)|
- (*) This is called "Short-Term Obligation Ratings" on Moody's.
Credit ratings are an assessment by the rating agencies of the credit risks associated with us and are based on information provided by us and other sources that the rating agencies consider reliable. Lower ratings generally result in higher borrowing costs and reduced access to capital markets. Credit ratings do not constitute a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and are subject to change or withdrawal by each of the rating agencies at any time. As rating agencies may have different criteria in evaluating the risk associated with a company, you should evaluate each rating independently of other ratings. Ratings may be changed without pre-notice at any time.
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