The Ipreo Perception Team recently canvassed the Street to determine its thoughts on how senior management should spend their time with existing and potential shareholders and the effectiveness of those efforts. For this study, Ipreo spoke with 28 asset managers that use an active investment style (excludes index and quantitative funds). The following pages highlight the key takeaways from our outreach and display both quantitative results and supporting commentary.
Ipreo’s Corporate Analytics Team looks at the specific investor impact of dividend changes and discusses the set of investors most sensitive to dividend increases, initiations, cuts, and suspensions.
Ipreo’s Corporate Analytics Team looks into the market impact of dividend changes made so far in 2009, and discusses the environment for future changes to cash usage policy by US issuers.