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How to Move Up in the Rankings

In publishing this list, Chief Executive aims to show CEOs where they stand with respect to their peers as well as how to go about improving one’s standing. Getting better will require several actions that the company’s CEO, division heads and general managers can take. At the corporate level: Use EVA and the EVA Margin and EVA Momentum ratio statistics, ...

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A Look at the Best Companies for 2014

In seven years of best-wealth-creator profiles, never has a company seemed so well led, in so many areas. Cerner’s annual Total Shareholder Return over the past 15 years (as of 9/5/14) was 25.23 percent, compared with the S&P 500’s 4.6 percent, according to Morningstar. That performance came about because of Cerner’s underlying business and the leadership that spawned it. Cerner ...

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Ranking CEO Wealth Creation for 2014

Our ranking is based on the performance of companies in the S&P 500 index (and their CEOs) for the three years ending on June 30, 2014. Only companies for which the CEOs were in their roles for the entire July 2011 through June 2014 period were ranked. Not ranked are the 18 REITs in the June 30, 2014 S&P 500 ...

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Lessons From the WCI That Can Help Every Business Become More Valuable

An analysis of the past seven years’ Best and Worst Wealth Creators’ profiles reveals five reasons businesses excel: The design of the business. The most powerful reason for a business’ prospering, or failing has to do with how it makes money. Two-time best wealth creator MasterCard is a good example, because of its “tollbooth” for non-cash payments and the network ...

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2014 Wealth Creators Index

View the Top 100 Companies-2014 Wealth Creators Index   More than ever, CEOs have been under scrutiny. The public looks to business leaders to create new jobs, but in order to do that they have to generate real economic value—as opposed to mere accounting value as measured by GAAP metrics. Creating value is, after all, what CEOs are paid to do. ...

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2013 Wealth Creators Index

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

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How to Move Up in the Rankings

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

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Ranking CEO Wealth Creation

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

Read More »