Find Out Corporate Governance Scores
Institutional Shareholder Services is making their corporate governance ratings available for free on the Yahoo Finance site. Simply click on the link which will take you to Yahoo's Finance site. Once there, enter a ticker symbol of the company you are interested in. Then, you need to click on the "Profile" link on the left hand side of the screen. The Corporate Governance Quotient (CGQ)will be listed on the company's profile page.
Here's a link to Cisco's Profile Page. It says that Cisco's CGQ is better than 81.4% of the companies in the S&P 500 companies and better than 97.1% of technology hardware and equipment companies. Of course, the higher the number, the better. Here's a link to Yahoo's definition of CGR.
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