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Albertsons Companies, Inc. -- Moody's changes Albertsons' outlook to stable; affirms B1 CFR

Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") today changed the rating outlook for Albertsons Companies, Inc. ("Albertsons") to stable from negative. "Albertsons has demonstrated improvement in operating performance increasing top line and profitability in a highly competitive and promotional pricing environment in the food retailing industry", Moody's Vice President Mickey Chadha stated.