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  • Newsletter

    Stock performance following the 2016 presidential election has been strong throughout the S&P 1500. Yet financial results have recorded low single-digit growth and less than stellar cash flow. How have these results impacted 2016 incentive/bonus payouts as well as long term incentive plan (LTIP) outcomes based on proxy statement disclosures filed this spring?

    Ryan Lucki, Chris Kozlowski and Steve Kline

  • Newsletter

    After a strong earnings growth trend for companies in the consumer staples sector in 2016, we explore how their 2016 financial results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Michael Biggane and Felipe Dieguez

  • Newsletter

    A slight rebound in the second half of 2016 produced mixed annual financial results in the health care sector as a whole, with considerable differences between the different industries within the sector. Here, we focus specifically on the health care equipment and supplies industry and explore how the 2016 financial results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Mitchell Bardolf and Min Ko

  • Newsletter

    Our last update highlighted the challenges faced by companies in the energy sector in 2016 and the resulting performance outcomes. The year (2016) started with a 12-year low of approximately $26 per barrel of West Texas Intermediate. But after a cycle of increases and decreases in the second half, it ended with an effective price range of $44 to $51 per barrel. Our blog this quarter explores how the 2016 financial results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    John Rhew and Ayush Gupta

  • Newsletter

    2016 financial results in the industrials sector generally lagged those of 2015, although investment analysts have been optimistic about 2017. We explore how the modest 2016 financial results affected annual incentives and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Paige Patton and Alex Ha

  • Newsletter

    Companies in the materials sector improved performance in 2016, thanks to a second-half turnaround. We explore how the improved 2016 financial results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Chris Kozlowski and Louise Martin

  • Newsletter

    Technology sector company performance improved in 2016, with a second-half turnaround strengthening financial results compared to 2015. We explore how the latest results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Phil Abrams and Alex Ha

  • Newsletter

    While 2015’s financial performance challenges carried over to the first half of 2016, utilities sector companies finished 2016 largely in a stronger position. We review spring proxy statement disclosures to understand the impact of 2016 financial performance on CEO bonus payouts and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Debra Cohen and Morgan Meacham

  • Newsletter

    A slight rebound in health care sector performance in the second half of 2016 produced mixed results overall and some considerable differences between industries within the sector.  Here, we focus specifically on the biopharma industry, a fairly broad category that includes companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life sciences tools and services industries, and explore how improved 2016 financial results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Mitchell Bardolf and Jang Han

  • Newsletter

    In our March update, we highlighted a positive performance trend in revenue and profitability in the banking industry. Our blog this quarter explores how the improved 2016 financial results affected annual incentives for 2016 and long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that culminated in 2016.

    Marko Piedmont and Daniel Potter

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