Fitch Updates Recovery Analyses for U.S. Retailers

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has published updated recovery analyses for U.S. Retailers, including:

--J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) (as of Nov. 2, 2013)

--RadioShack Corporation (RSH) (as of Sept. 30, 2013)

--Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) (as of Nov. 30, 2013)

--Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) (as of Nov. 2, 2013)

--SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU) (as of Sept. 7, 2013)

--Toys 'R' Us, Inc. (TOY) (as of Nov. 2, 2013)

The interactive recovery analysis worksheets are available at 'www.fitchratings.com' under the following headers:

Sectors then Corporate Finance then Corporates then Research

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

The Recovery Ratings reflect the application of Fitch's current criteria which is available on Fitch's website at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: U.S. Retail Recovery Models -- Third-Quarter 2013

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=727997

Corporate Rating Methodology -- Effective 12 August 2011 to 8 August 2012

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=647229

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Utilities -- Effective May 3, 2012 to Nov. 19, 2013

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=693750

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Monica Aggarwal, CFA, +1 212-908-0282
Senior Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
One State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004
or
Philip Zahn, CFA, +1 312-606-2336
Senior Director
or
Isabel Hu, CFA, +1 212-908-0672
Associate Director
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1 212-908-0549
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com