Current Credit Ratings

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City of San Diego

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
Fitch (Implied GO Rating) AA- (PDF)PositiveFebruary 2016
Moody's (Issuer Rating)Aa2 (PDF)StableFebruary 2016
S & P (Issuer Credit Rating) AA (PDF)StableMarch 2015

Lease Revenue Bonds

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
Fitch A+ (PDF)PositiveFebruary 2016
Moody'sA1 (PDF)StableFebruary 2016
S & P AA- (PDF)StableMarch 2015

Sewer Revenue Bonds

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
FitchAA (PDF)StableFebruary 2016
Moody'sAa3 (PDF)PositiveAugust 2015
S & PAA+ (PDF)StableFebruary 2016

Water Revenue Bonds - Senior

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
FitchAA (PDF)StableMarch 2014
Moody'sAa2 (PDF)StableAugust 2015
S & PAA– (PDF)StableSept 2013

Water Revenue Bonds - Subordinate

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
FitchAA– (PDF)StableMarch 2014
Moody'sAa3 (PDF)StableAugust 2015

Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Diego

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
S & P AA- (PDF)StableDecember 2015

Tobacco Settlement Asset Backed Bonds

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
FitchBBB+ (PDF) NegativeAugust 2013
Moody'sBaa1 (PDF)StableFeb 2014

Community Facilities District No. 1

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
S&PA (PDF) StableMay 2012

Community Facilities District No. 2 Improvement Area No. 1

Rating AgencyRatingOutlookRating Date
S&PBBB+ (PDF) StableApril 2015

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