Using Twitter for investor relations and disclosure purposes.
By Dominic Jones on January 26, 2011
NOW that US shareholders have a formal way to express their opinions on companies’ executive compensation practices, forward-thinking governance and investor relations professionals might want to think about using the web to tell their companies’ compensation stories.
By Dominic Jones on January 21, 2011
WHEN Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt announced that he was stepping aside from the top management job at the company, he did so in a way that provides a blueprint for the use of social media in official public company disclosures.
By Guest Contributor on December 22, 2010
Patrick Kiss, Head of Investor & Public Relations at Deutsche EuroShop AG, sees a lack of progress in the use of social media for investor relations. He wonders if the time has come for IROs to take the next step and move beyond monitoring to active engagement — or potentially even withdraw to the sidelines.
By Dominic Jones on December 20, 2010
WHILE other countries’ banks have been snapping like twigs under the stresses of the financial crisis, Canada’s conservative financial institutions have been as steadfast as giant Douglas-firs in an old-growth forest.
By Vanessa Schoenthaler on December 14, 2010
HELLO IR Web Report readers, I’m here to hopefully provide you with a bit of perspective on how the U.S. federal securities laws can come into play in the context of a web-based investor relations practice. But, being that I am a lawyer, the first thing I have to do is refer you to a [...]
By Annica Strahner on December 9, 2010
SCULPTOR IR has just completed a major survey of 760 Scandinavian companies to learn how they are using Twitter for investor relations information, and to identify country differences and best practices at specific companies.
By Annica Strahner on November 26, 2010
EARLIER this week, I attended a lunch seminar “IR Excellence: Risks and opportunities in a digital world,” hosted by the Swedish IR association (SIRA), in cooperation with Cision, Grayling and Setterwalls.
By Dominic Jones on November 17, 2010
WHAT a difference a quarter makes! Back in August we showcased 10 companies that used Twitter to distribute information about their Q2 earnings announcements, so we thought we would check in to see how they’re doing this quarter.
By Dominic Jones on September 2, 2010
ACCOUNTING professors at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan recently published a study with a rather startling finding — using social media like Twitter can help companies overcome a lack of media and sell-side analyst coverage and improve liquidity for their stock.
By Dominic Jones on August 23, 2010
WHEN Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) reported its third-quarter earnings last week it did so using a wide range of new and traditional media in a reporting event that shows how complex online corporate reporting has become with the advent of social media.
By Dominic Jones on August 20, 2010
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By Dominic Jones on August 18, 2010
TWITTER is becoming a popular way for investor relations departments to alert the market to important news, but many companies are not taking full advantage of all the features the service provides.