How to Choose Between Growth and ROIC

Investors reward high-performing companies that shift their strategic focus prudently, even if that means lower returns or slower growth.

Paying Back Your Shareholders

Successful companies inevitably face that prospect. The only real question is how.

The Myth of Smooth Eearnings

Many executives strive for stable earnings growth, but research shows that investors don’t worry about variability.

Balancing ROIC and Growth to Build Value

Companies find growth enticing, but a strong return on invested capital is more sustainable.

Living with the Limitations of Success

Once companies reach a certain size, setting realistic performance aspirations gets a bit trickier.

The irrational component of your stock price

In the short term, emotions influence market pricing. A simple model explains short-term deviations from fundamentals.