Report update: three new companies with support below 50%

Report update: three new companies with support below 50%Download PDF

We have collected Say on Pay vote results for 208 additional Russell 3000 companies, bringing our total to 555. The average vote result for all companies in 2014 is 92%. Three additional companies failed since last week’s report; eight companies (1.4%) have failed so far this year. Of companies with four years of Say on Pay votes, 400 (94.3%) have passed all four years, 20 (4.7%) have passed in three years and failed in one year, three companies (0.7%) has passed in two years and failed in two years, and one company (0.2%) has passed in one year and failed in three years. Proxy advisory firm ISS is recommending ‘against’ Say on Pay proposals at 11% of companies in 2014.