Some Things You Need To Know...

Quite often we are surprised by information that becomes available.

Some Things To Note...

Activists have what is estimated at $243 billion in assets under management.

Institutional ownership of the US stock market is close to 70% of total market capitalization compared to 7 % sixty years ago.

An MSCI study showed companies that had at least 3 female Directors in 2011 financially out performed those that had none.

Nearly 25 % of the Russell 3000 lacks a female Director.

State Street Global Advisors will demand change at companies without any female Directors.

Mary Jo White, former SEC chairperson, indicated Regulators may focus on board gender diversity.