Industry Profiles

Communications Equipment Credit and DSO Benchmarks

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Liquidity, solvency and market capitalization decline as the 54-company industry group becomes more international, according to the latest CSI figures.

The DSO and bad debt allowance benchmarks for the communications equipment industry group of the Credit Standards Index (CSI) improved slightly in 2014 from the 2013 levels but still remain higher than the 2011 levels.  However, the real story is the dramatic change in the liquidity and solvency benchmarks for the 54-company industry group largely due to a consistent drop in market capitalization. 

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