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Shareholder Support Rankings

analyses of shareholder perceptions of corporate leadership's respect for investor interests

produced by the Forum from data provided by


global shareholder voting intelligence





Shareholder Support Rankings

Shareholder Support Rankings™, with 2018 analytical enhancements, are available for companies that are subject to SEC requirements to provide an advisory shareholder vote on the compensation of top executives, making their results comparable.

The following index and research reference graphs are also available with the indicated symbols:

Russell 3000 Median:


Russell 1000 (large cap) Median:


Russell 2000 (small cap) Median:


WSJ/Drucker Top 250* Median:


More detailed research of shareholder voting by company, by institutional investor, and by type of decision is available from Proxy Insight.

* For methodologies and analyses of Drucker Institute rankings for The Wall Street Journal's analysis of best managed large U.S. companies, see:

December 5, 2017 Wall Street Journal, Journal Reports: Leadership: "Methodology for the Management Top 250 Company Rankings"


See Rankings Research Reference for news reports of analyses relating to Shareholder Support Rankings, and for past Forum programs addressing investor interests in executive compensation.





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