5 Ways Corporate Governance Affects Investors and Stock Valuations

Published on Apr 14, 2016

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0:00make sure enjoy our webinar today five ways corporate governance facts
0:06investors in stock valuations i'm david dreier the CEO constructs and I'm gonna
0:13get right to the point
0:15governments really comes down to five really important that I called the 5 C's
0:21CEO leadership capital budgeting compensation communication competition
0:28at the CEOs and leave in caring about creating shareholder value and no one's
0:36gonna believe it you don't have top down into its to focus on doing what's right
0:42for investors you're probably not gonna really be that look no farther than
0:49valiant for example of bad leadership capital budgeting if you're not making
0:56decisions about how you allocate capital based on returns on invested capital
1:02based on casual cash return and BB you're not thinking like that then
1:11you're back and investors want to avoid that great example if you are looking at
1:20acquisitions or investments solely based on what kind of revenue that's not good
1:27capital budgeting capital budget not even taking into account the cost that's
1:35a bad thing and really the only way you know someone's joint capital budgeting
1:40right ways they're talking about cash or cashiers it doesn't have to be called
1:44return on invested capital which had to be called something that's true to the
1:49meaning of understanding how much cash for your getting relative atomic capital
1:54you compensation let's face it
1:58executives and leaders will do the most money college human nature is called
2:05self interest if you're paying people
2:10is not linked to creating shareholder value but late to whatever is linked to
2:18is what they're into
2:20not gonna get what you need your executives to be doing if you don't pay
2:25them based on those metrics communication gotta talk about it you
2:34can't articulate the message if you can convince me that you understand return
2:37on capital and that you're you're pushing it through the Organization ICAO
2:44terms of leadership re capital budgeting compensation of the company believes
2:51it's not that hard to articulate will do it for you watch the webinar we're
2:57trying our best to capo see the white paper on return on invested capital and
3:03you'll understand it's not that hard to communicate lastly competition to beat
3:11the competition and focus on return on invested capital that's what drives
3:19convinced the market that you can out-compete yours yours though some
3:24returned to Mexico so really the purpose of this webinar is in linking all the
3:30webinars we've done together in the kind of the big picture message and you can
3:37see all of our webinars in the Education section of our website
3:46the big kind of clear message here for full circle is governance corporate
3:54governance the end of the day these are the people that said the business up to
3:59succeed or not we talk about american express what we talk about when we talk
4:06about G all always comes to be done case studies and all comes back to return on
4:11invested capital that's what drives valuation and that's what executive
4:17August are so focused on companies with good leadership how to define good
4:27leadership leadership means good corporate governance which means
4:30focusing on return on invested capital was the basis of argument particularly
4:35ideas that 300 cash flows matter and superior profitability is ultimately
4:41rewarded by the market financings into it
4:45been in the business for over twenty years I've been through the temp up
4:49markets get irrational we make many calls he constructs about stocks with
4:55Russia evaluations they do come back to earth
4:59report on the power of high expectations it speaks to even though stocks may be
5:07overpriced wrong time per GB model that the market would cease to exist
5:16the stock market cease to exist if it continually allocate capital to
5:20companies lost or destroyed value did burn adequate return on capital Harare
5:30see the weighted average cost of capital the market would destroy itself because
5:34the money would go away all the other hand the market rewards companies that
5:41create more value market can sustain itself so the sorter basics are part of
5:47nature thing those organisms those entities that create more than a take
5:53they prosper those that just take eventually die unless they can
5:59internet source of free resources basic nature also some basic math right we
6:08lookit return on invested capital this isn't just for sheer comfort for her
6:13financial companies for all but in this situation
6:16expressed fears seventy-two percent correlation between return on invested
6:21capital and valuation
6:25larger groups the S&P 56 percent correlation financials 69 percent
6:31correlation those of you have seen my prior webinars all the time I've even
6:39done on the fly it one of these presentations to show you how quickly
6:44his access our date it's not sexy it's not quite as much of a thrill you know
6:51what the rules lol the end of the day is long term
6:55made money but you did the right thing the real thrill is no you're not just
7:04the right things trying to distract by the noise because it's all around you
7:14this is not entertainment investing is not entertainment about protecting grow
7:19your wealth and we're here to help you do that the right way that's a big part
7:24we're doing we believe the purpose of the capital markets to allocate capital
7:28to its most efficient use I think the biggest reason the United States is the
7:33greatest country in the world compared it to her place years ago when we were
7:37not on the world scene at all what's the difference it's our ability to walk back
7:42to the freedoms of speech engine produces idea has resulted in a more
7:50efficient capital markets are more effective way to get more out of the
7:54resources we have today that we did back then
7:57lakes are cheaper oil wells are fuller we do more with less that's what drives
8:04promises there is a limit that
8:08are investing principles are based on technology to identify the best measures
8:23cash loves to show that the relationship between profitability stock valuation is
8:30not just into it but empirically supported that's what matters so
8:38governance it's about leadership capital budgeting compensation communication
8:45competition that focuses on the end of the day if you can earn more money on
8:54the small amount of money you allocate your peers you win if you can earn more
9:03money on every dollar of capital and your peers you if you can make 20 bucks
9:10for every $100 you invest in 1519 you wish
9:20questions anytime I've already got two or three but I'm happy to answer
9:25questions this is a pretty simple take away and one of the things I like to
9:30kind of two to back up this message
9:35you know that the research the case study on american express showing
9:40exactly how executives to drive value by focusing on maternal capital we've got
9:45models that provide scenarios on exactly how much value the company can create
9:53for its investors if it can focus on capitol natural guy creation of a car
10:00park all these are linked back to change in return we did the same thing for
10:08Oracle case study by the way in each case studies their latest models
10:18are you exactly how we calculate
10:22as you guys know I'm super transparent I want you to know how much work we do for
10:29we're here to help you identify and avoid the worst ones

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