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Best's rating

A rating A.M. Best Co. assigns to insurance companies based on the company's ability to meet its obligations to its policyholders.

Best's Rating

A measure of the credit quality of an insurance company. That is, the rating measures an insurance company's ability to pay claims that might be made. Best's ratings can be between A and F, with A being the highest rating. Best's ratings have historically been issued for insurance companies exclusively, but, more recently, they have been applied to a few small banks. They are issued by the A.M. Best Company.
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Best's Ratings reflect our independent opinion, but are not a warranty of a company's financial strength and ability to meet its obligations to policyholders.
Best's Ratings are recognized worldwide as the benchmark for assessing financial strength.
Secure Best's Ratings A++ and A+ Superior A and A- Excellent B++ and B+ Very Goad Vulnerable Best's Ratings B and B- Fair C++ and C+ Marginal C and C- Weak D Poor E Under Regulatory Supervision F In Liquidation S Rating Suspended Secure FPR Ratings FPR 9 Very Strong FPR 8 and 7 Strong FPR 6 and 5 Good Vulnerable FPR Ratings FPR 4 Fair FPR 3 Marginal FPR 2 Weak FPR 1 Poor
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Best assigns to insurance related organizations one of two types of rating opinions a Best's Rating (A++ to F) or a Financial Performance Rating (9 to 1).