Infosys becomes Top Indian Company for Investor Relations!

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After a few months of taking flak from the press and shaky financial performance, Infosys could do with some positive news around it. What better way to be ranked No.1 Indian company in investor relations.

Infosys has been ranked on the top in all the four categories – corporate governance practices, financial disclosure procedures, IR website and online annual report. The ranking was part of a first-ever India focused study conducted by Investor Relations Global Rankings (IRGR).

As many as 80 companies signed up to be part of this ranking study conducted by IRGR including the likes of Sun Pharma, Tata Steel, Aditya Birla, Wipro, Persistent Systems etc.

Infosys has hogged the spotlight and is the only company ranked for all 4 categories. Other Indian companies who rank well in investor relations include,

Best Ranked IR Websites in India:

  • Infosys Technologies,
  • Wipro,
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank,
  • Tata Consultancy Services and
  • FirstSource Solutions

Best Ranked Online Annual Report in India:

  • Infosys Technologies

Best Ranked Financial Disclosure Procedures in India:

  • Infosys Technologies

Best Ranked Corporate Governance Practices in India:

  • Infosys Technologies,
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank,
  • Persistent Systems,
  • Hindustan Unilever,
  • Nucleus Software Exports

Infosys has emerged the clear winner when it comes Investor Relations be it transparent and detailed reporting on financials or efficient corporate governance policies.

I sift through annual reports of companies in the IT sector on a regular basis and I can vouch for the depth and transparency of financial as well as operational data that Infosys provides in its annual reports.

There is always that iota of doubt when it comes to ranking by various institutions much like survey results but IRGR seems like an authoritative body when it comes to IR related research.

It is good to see Indian companies participating in a study like that. Companies will now be able to use these rankings to communicate their high standards of financial reporting and governance to their investors in a bid to win their trust.

Investors on their part do not want another Satyam to happen.

What are your thoughts on the IR ranking of various Indian companies. Do you think companies can use these rankings to garner more investor faith?

  1. Pooja Gupta says

    Such studies would surely go a long way in increasing the retail investor’s confidence in companies.

    1. Ankit says

      No doubt Pooja. The fact that it was from a recognized international body lends it even more weightage

  2. Rohit says

    It holds the key,why the company is able to put the stellar performance all the time.

    1. Ankit Agarwal says

      Rohit, the company has been having trouble putting stellar performance for the last few quarters vis-a-vis the competition. But yes, transparent policies and full disclosure goes a long way in building investor loyalty

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