The 100 Most Overpaid US CEOs

This piece by the Harvard Law Review is wonderfully comprehensive and can be downloaded from here. There is a summary posting here if you want the Readers Digest version. However, I would suggest downloading the entire thing. This charts stands out as highlighting the miserable performance of the most overpaid CEO’s . Once you read the…

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CEO Salaries

Whilst looking for something completely different I came across this list of domestic CEO salaries. I thought it would be interesting to strip out some of the data and look at those CEO’s who are paid the most but whose companies lose the most money. Its remarkable how well you can do when your company…

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Not Much Faith

This begs the question for fundamental style investors – if the people who run the company wont buy it why should you? Few top executives followed Jamie Dimon’s example this year in buying company stock. Insiders at a majority of S&P 500 Index companies didn’t purchase any of their firm’s shares in the open market…

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Are CEO’s Worth It?

The answer is probably not – much is written about the outrageous levels of CEO pay and how little actual performance most of them deliver. Bloomberg do a  survey of the Top 100 most effective CEO’s in terms of the bang for buck they deliver for the company. I have taken the results of the…

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