Mexican department store chain Grupo Famsa SAB de CV has met bankruptcy, hammered by a huge drop in sales due to COVID-19.
The company's FRISK® score, which is 96% accurate in predicting public company bankruptcy with a 12-month horizon, had been at a "1" for more than a year:
So what does having a FRISK® score of "1" actually indicate? It means that if you had this company in your portfolio, each day represented a 10-to-50x greater probability of a bankruptcy filing than the average public company.
We strongly recommend that if you conduct any business with a counterparty at a "1," you immediately review their most recent financials and get in touch with us: 845.230.3000.
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