On October 18, Institutional Shareholder Services released for comment details of draft policy proposals as it relates to the U.S. and Canadian markets, focusing on executive compensation-related policy and board of director gender diversity.
Torie Nilsen, Brian Myers and Alex Pattillo
Over the past few months several leading investors have released stewardship reports detailing their engagement efforts with portfolio companies. These reports directly or indirectly discuss a variety of topics that will be of future importance.
Listless S&P/TSX 60 performance so far this year following a banner 2017 could lead to more measured incentive plan payouts, a review of year-to-date 2018 performance and performance expectations for the remainder of the year suggests.
Ming Young, Christina Le and Sebastién Morrissette
We’ve revisited the Securities and Exchange Commission guidance on CEO Pay Ratio calculations, and even though companies really have only one decision to make—whether it’s required or even appropriate to use the same median employee that was used in Year 1—answering that question can be pretty complicated.
Steve Seelig, Jamie Teo and Rich Luss
Banking industry performance improved across the board over the first half of 2018: profitability, financial soundness and growth over the first half of 2018 versus the same period in 2017. This follows fairly modest performance in 2017.
Arpha Suwansatisakorn and Daniel Potter
This quarter’s pay-for-performance update finds that financial results for the S&P 1500 are generally up or flat over the same period last year, and midway through 2018, expectations remain high as investment analysts are optimistic for improved growth. What will this mean for incentive plans?
Ryan Lucki, Paige Patton, and Steve Kline
Biopharma’s strong year-to-date showing is reason for optimism and could reflect 2018 incentive plan payouts, a performance review and expectations for the rest of the year suggest.
Mitchell Bardolf and Jang Han
Both year-to-date financial performance and analysts’ growth expectations for the consumer staples sector for the rest of the year hint at improved results, which is consistent with the broader market. If performance continues to follow expectations, 2018 incentive plan payouts could improve compared to the payouts for 2017.
Michael Biggane and Brian Kavanagh
The energy sector delivered strong financials which could reflect positively on 2018 incentive payouts, a review of first half performance and estimates for the rest of the year suggest.
John Rhew and Ayush Gupta
A review of year-to-date performance and expectations for the rest of the year suggests there’s reason for optimism, which could reflect how 2018 incentive plans pay out.
Chris Kozlowski and Steve Kline
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