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Do Lower CEO Pay Ratios Lead To High ROI For These 5 Stocks?

Stocks in this article: A AMAT IVZ LIFE XYL

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1. Invesco Ltd. ( IVZ): Provides its services to individuals, typically high net worth individuals. Market cap at $15.22B, most recent closing price at $33.90.

CEO to Average Worker Pay Ratio: 176. 

ROI: 4.5%


2. Applied Materials Inc. ( AMAT): Provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, PV, and related industries. Market cap at $20.75B, most recent closing price at $17.25.

CEO to Average Worker Pay Ratio: 176. 

ROI: 2%


3. Life Technologies Corporation ( LIFE): Operates as a life sciences company with a focus on improving the human condition worldwide. Market cap at $13.08B, most recent closing price at $75.68.

CEO to Average Worker Pay Ratio: 175. 

ROI: 8%


4. Xylem Inc. ( XYL): Engages in the design, manufacture, and application of engineered technologies for water and wastewater applications. Market cap at $6.4B, most recent closing price at $34.58.

CEO to Average Worker Pay Ratio: 174. 

ROI: 10.7%


5. Agilent Technologies Inc. ( A): Provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries. Market cap at $17.82B, most recent closing price at $53.85.

CEO to Average Worker Pay Ratio: 173. 

ROI: 10.2%



( List compiled by James Dennin, a Kapitall Writer. Analyst rating sourced from Zacks Investment Research, all other data sourced from Finviz.)

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