IR Website – Periodically Review Press Release Section
Don’t assume your press release portal is always 100% accurate. We often see press releases listed multiple times, links that do not work, drafts inadvertently posted, and other weird stuff. Here is an example of a press release which was posted in non-English. Periodic reviews can help prevent errors like this.
Market Makers – IR Website
We came across a company who lists their market makers on their IR website. We liked it. Here is a print screen.
Financial Performance Matrix – IR Website
Here is a nice matrix which shows a variety of financial ratios and returns. Easy to see trends and power. Nice work here.
Highlight Important News on IR Website
Here is a great example to make it very easy for stakeholders to know important news. This is a print screen from 7/1, from news on 6/28. You can’t miss this. Great transparency.
Document List – Acquisition – IR Website
Here is a great example of grouping all of the applicable documents for a specific acquisition all in one place. This makes it extremely easy for the Street to get up to speed.
ESG Information – IR Website
This is a great example of commitment to social responsibility. From the IR home page, “ESG Information” is one of 8 categories of information to choose from. An easy way to see how the company is investing in social responsibility and sustainability.
Upcoming Events listing – IR Website – Example
One of the easiest ways to prove consistency and strong financial controls is to include the next 4 quarter earnings release dates as Upcoming Events. If you are a solid company, you have a regular cadence. Take credit for it. Here is an example of all that needs to be done to keep the Street aware of what is coming up.
Ex – Online Investor Kit – IR Website
Here is a nice online investor kit that brings together many common documents for the ease of your investors and analysts. We also include some recommended adds to make it even more comprehensive.
Company 101 – IR Website
Here is a great example of providing an overview of your company to the Street. Using a quick link on the IR home page, this company steers users to its Company 101. This includes an overview then links to CEO and CFO videos on a variety of topics moderated by the IRO.
Business Combination – IR Website – Disclaimer
When you are entering a material business combination, it may be helpful to post various deal materials on your IR website to add to the transparency to your investors. Here is a very detailed and thorough disclaimer people need to check before entering this Company’s IR website section devoted to a material transaction.