Fitch Publishes 3rd Quarter 2014 U.S. Student Loan ABS Index Report Card

NEW YORK--()--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. Student Loan ABS Index Report Card

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=780908

Fitch Ratings has published its U.S. Student Loan ABS Index Report Card, which features private student loan indices through second quarter 2014.

Delinquency rates continue to beat previous quarters and annualized gross defaults have been steadily declining since its peak during the financial crisis, approaching Pre-Crisis Levels. The decline in the delinquency rates and defaults are in tandem with the steady decline in unemployment rates.

In this edition, Fitch also commented on federal cohort default rates and renewed servicing contracts by the Department of Education for the direct loan program.

The full report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

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

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'The Dust Settles on Student Loan ARS Rating' (September 2014);

--'Fitch Student Loan ABS Transcript' (June 2014);

--'Select Student Loan Servicers May Gain in New DOE Contracts' (September 2014);

--'U.S. Student Loan Default Decline Likely to Continue' (October 2014).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

The Dust Settled on Student Loan ARS Ratings

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=769808

Fitch Student Loan ABS Transcript

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=751416

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Emily Lee, +1-212-908-0667
Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall St.
New York, NY 10004
or
Charlene M. Davis, +1-212-908-0213
Director
or
Media Relations:
Sandro Scenga, New York, +1-212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com