ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 22, 2020--
, a global communication firm specializing in regulated disclosure documents, today announces the most transparent industries in the U.S. based on rankings determined in the 2020 . The rankings, which compare the efficacy of corporate disclosure documents among the top S&P 250 companies by market capitalization trading on the NYSE or Nasdaq 1, reveal companies within the Telecommunications Services industry, including Comcast Corporation, Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc., scored the highest average in 2020 for transparent disclosure. This is the second year Telecommunications Services has earned the top spot, with Utilities and Financials ranking second and third.
The U.S. Transparency Awards also recognizes the best disclosure by industry, allowing companies to compare themselves amongst their direct peer set. The companies awarded for best corporate disclosure in each of the top 10 U.S. industries are as follows.
The , announced earlier this week, recognize the quality and completeness of information that top U.S. companies make available to investors. Company rankings were determined through review of the annual proxy statement, form 10-K, investor relations website and code of conduct of each company and were then scored using 2 based on four pillars of transparency: accessibility, precision, comparability and availability. Industries were ranked by averaging the scores of the companies within each industry market that make up the S&P 250. The criteria used in the rankings are available to the public and can be found at .
For more information on the U.S. Transparency Awards, visit . Companies wishing to inquire about the rankings should contact .
Labrador, the creator and organizer of the Transparency Awards, is an independent agency specialized in communicating compliance. After two decades in Europe and nine years in the U.S., Labrador’s mission remains the same – to design and publish reader-centric documents which generate trust with shareholders, reinforcing their investment decisions. Focusing exclusively on corporate disclosure documents, and with over 300 clients worldwide, Labrador provides a unique insight into industry trends and best practices, and award-winning innovation and initiatives.
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