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Report Update: Failure rate at 1.5%, lowest level since 2011 – Including our Special Topic: Breakdown of Say on Golden Parachute Vote Results

To date, 1,623 Russell 3000 companies have held Say on Pay votes and 93% have passed with above 70% support. Twenty-five companies (1.5%) have failed Say on Pay thus far in 2016; the three new companies that have failed since the last report are Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, C&J Energy Services, and Sucampo Pharmaceuticals. Read more

Report Update: Six Additional Companies Fail Say on Pay – Including our Special Topic: Industry Breakdown of Say on Pay Votes

To date, 385 Russell 3000 companies have held Say on Pay votes and 91% have passed with above 70% support. Eleven companies (2.9%) have failed Say on Pay thus far in 2016; the six new companies that have failed since the last report are Cepheid, Consolidated-Tomoka Land, Exelon, FMC, Masimo, and Wolverine World Wide. Read more

Report Update: Two companies with support below 50% thus far – including our special topic: Trends in Proxy Access Votes

To date, 129 Russell 3000 companies have had Say on Pay votes and 93% have passed with above 70% support. Two companies (1.6%) have failed Say on Pay: Nuance Communications and Tetra Tech. Proxy advisory firm ISS has recommended ‘against’ Say on Pay proposals at 9% of companies it has assessed thus far in 2016. Our special topic this week examines proxy access vote results in the Russell 3000. Read more

Report Update: Results for the Entire 2015 Proxy Season; 61 Companies Have Failed Say on Pay

This report provides the full year of 2015 Say on Pay vote results, covering more than 2,100 Russell 3000 companies that held votes in calendar year 2015. The majority of companies continued to pass Say on Pay with substantial shareholder support: approximately 92% of companies passed with over 70% shareholder approval. 61 companies (2.8%) failed Say on Pay in 2015. Seven companies failed since our last report: Celadon Group, Fabrinet, K12, Oracle, Palo Alto Networks, Synergy Resources, and The Hain Celestial Group. We will begin to issue Say on Pay updates for the 2016 proxy season in March Read more