Shareholder targeting & ID Monthly archive

May 21, 2020
Moving to a proactive investor communication strategy in Q2
The global markets saw broad-based positive gains at the start of Q2; in April, the S&P 500 was up 13 percent and DJIA up 11 percent, their largest percentage gains since 1987, while Nasdaq saw its biggest monthly gain since June 2000 (15 percent). This sets the stage for companies to shift to a proactive investor communication strategy. Heading into Q1 earnings, investors expected a challenging earnings season, but the extent of early Covid-19 collateral damage...
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May 11, 2020
Why Spacs need an ‘aggressive’ IR strategy: Ticker 116
This episode of The Ticker podcast comes to you from the Citadel Securities trading post on the floor of the NYSE.  IR Magazine’s Jeff Cossette talks with Phil Denning, a partner at ICR, about the growth of special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs), which last year recorded 59 IPOs in the US. They discuss how regulatory changes led to a booming Spac market and why companies require an ‘aggressive’ approach to IR as they transition out of the Spac...
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May 05, 2020
Investors positive on long-term economic recovery
US investors’ short-term optimism in their economic outlook dropped sharply in the first quarter of 2020, while more than half of Asian investors are cautiously upbeat about their region’s short-term economic condition, according to a survey conducted by global financial services firm UBS between April 1 and April 20. North American investors’ level of optimism was one of the lowest in Q1, ranking second-lowest globally as the US emerged as the epicenter of th...
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