Earnings Call Practices

Our latest Hot Topic Summary Report, a regular feature in which we survey buy-side analysts and portfolio managers for their input on a variety of topics affecting the financial and investment communities, explores the importance of IR relationships.

In the past, Hot Topics have explored Brexitsocial mediathe growth of passive investing, and more. Last time, we took a look at the importance of IR relationships, and today we’re focusing on best practices for earnings calls.

“In your opinion, what are the best practices for earnings call and post-earnings communication?”

52% of the respondents gave some variation of the same response, stating that the IR teams need to be available before, during, and after an earnings call, while many stressed the desire to have private calls after earning announcements.

Find out what else they add to say about communication with IR in Ipreo’s latest Hot Topic: Investors Comment on Earnings Call Practices