The Highest Paid CEOs Are The Worst For Investors
By: Elena Holodny
Jun. 18, 2014, 12:18 PM
You might think that investing in companies with the highest paid CEOs would be your best bet. Their enormous salaries must reflect the incredible successes that their leadership yields.
However, new research suggests otherwise.
Professors Michael J. Cooper, Huseyin Gulin, and P. Raghavendra Rau teamed up to examine the relationship between the CEO incentive compensation and the future stock price performance of his/her company.