December 7, 2016

Valens Credit Weekly Insights for December 7, 2016


Each week, the Valens Credit team highlights our most interesting insights from across our tools and our analysis. This week’s interesting insights include:

Credit and Market Mispricings

Most Compelling Credit v Equity Market Mispricings
AN, AVP, CYH, NAV, THC

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Most Compelling Credit Rating Dislocations
ATWBLDR, EXPE, GMR, TWTR, UIS, VRX, X, YRCW

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Most Compelling CDS Market Mispricings
AKSAVP, CHK, CYH, HNTPKD, SHLD, UIS, VRX, X

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Most Compelling Bond Market Mispricings
AMD, ATW, AVP,CHK, CSTM, CYH, FTR, JCP, NAV, RIG

Highlighted Top Ideas
AMD – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
FCX – Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
YRCW – YRC Worldwide Inc.

Other Recent Analyses
Consumer Discretionary
GM – General Motors Company

Quantitative Credit Outlier Report Review
AKS, SHLD, and X top our quantitative outlier report this week.

Aggregate Credit Market and Credit Fundamental Review
IG markets are currently fairly valued, as are HY markets. However, even after XO CDS has normalized in the last several months, it remains substantially above XO iCDS levels. This indicates that the XO market is overstating credit risk.

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