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  • Newsletter

    A review of the Canadian large-cap companies that make up the S&P/TSX 60 reveals that overall earnings growth and shareholder returns were robust for 2014. Proxy advisors are reviewing the alignment of pay and corporate performance through 2014. Our new pay-for-performance update explores the factors that should shape their conclusions.

    Ming Young, Christina Le and Sebastien Morrissette

  • Newsletter

    High natural gas prices in early 2014 combined with a cold winter and warm summer contributed to the utilities sector’s strong results in 2014. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Kate King and Katie Lind

  • Newsletter

    The retail sector enjoyed its highest holiday sales levels since 2011 last year, although the final figures still fell short of expectations. This boosted calendar year-end shareholder returns to 10% — a marked increase from the previous quarter. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Kate King and Chris Marques

  • Newsletter

    Companies in the materials sector, which includes chemicals and metals companies, were generally unable to translate operating-income growth into bottom-line results and strong shareholder returns last year. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Chris Kozlowski, Ryan Lucki and Shui Yu

  • Newsletter

    While the technology sector posted its strongest financial performance of the past three years, shareholder returns were the lowest of the last three and fell below the S&P 500 level. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Phil Abrams, Jamie Teo and Cathy Wang

  • Newsletter

    Major insurers held their own during 2014, but in most cases the gains were more modest than in 2013. In short, 2014 was only “good, but not great” for the sector performance-wise. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Mickey Katz and Marc Roloson

  • Newsletter

    Companies in the industrials sector generated respectable financial performance in 2014, but shareholder returns were in the low single digits and only after a strong fourth quarter. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Mitchell Bardolf, Ryan Lucki and Kaitlynne Brock

  • Newsletter

    Despite modest declines in some performance measures in 2014, shareholder returns in the health care sector remained strong, buoyed by strong revenue and operating earnings. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Mitchell Bardolf, Cathy Wang and Jang Han

  • Newsletter

    While the energy sector actually generated strong financial  performance in 2014, many energy companies’ stock performance reflected the sector’s diminished prospects based on lower oil prices. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    John Rhew, Ruben Sandoval and Ayush Gupta

  • Newsletter

    In contrast to many other domestic economic sectors, the consumer staples sector had a stable 2014. However, total shareholder return, at 17% for the year, is significantly higher than in many other sectors. Our new pay-for-performance update reviews the sector’s 2014 financial performance and the potential implications for executive pay.

    Jenny Hwang and Jamie Teo

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