3 Highly Shorted Dividend Stocks With Good Corporate Governance
By Kapitall:It’s important to remember that stocks represent ownership interests in companies run by real management teams. How well a company is run has big implications to its stock performance. One way to measure this is by looking at the corporate governance policies of the company, such as its board composition and shareholder rights. RiskMetrics Group gives ratings for four areas of corporate governance, on risks related to: the board, the audit committee, the compensation committee, and shareholder rights. We ran a screen on dividend stocks seeing high short interest for those with “low risk” ratings from RiskMetrics in all four corporate governance categories.
Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.
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We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored theComplete Story »