What investors expect from an IR website?

The investor relations section of your company website serves two main objectives; for new investors, it is an introduction and pathway to investing and a useful accessory for those who already know the company.

Screenshot 2019-01-20 at 14.25.34.png

There are six components of the website that all investors will require:

  1. Annual Report: the starting point for understanding the company is annual report. Being able to quickly and easily navigate the site to download this document is important.

  2. Investor Presentation: an updated presentation containing overview of the business, the sector and the latest developments.

  3. IR Contact: this gives investors an easy way to request calls and meetings with the IR team/management. Equally important is to ensuring that those requests are responded in a timely manner.

  4. Easy access to numbers: quick and easy access the latest financial statements.

  5. News flow and updates: archive of most relevant news stories impacting the equity story of the company.

  6. IR calendar: list of events that investors find important: earnings date, conference calls, roadshows, conference participation, capital market days, filed trips etc.

Other useful sections include:

  1. Basic overview of the business

  2. Shareholder structure

  3. Management and board biographies

  4. Dividend Policy

If you would like us to review and rate how investor friendly is your IR website, simply click below.