SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

May 26, 2015 17:15 ET

Financial Professionals Say Which Companies Host Japan's Best Analyst Days

New Institutional Investor Survey Highlights Key Events for Money Managers, Equity Researchers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Hitachi, Sony Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. are among the top-ranked companies in Institutional Investor's inaugural ranking of Japan's Best Analyst Days.

Complete survey results can be found at

A spirited discussion of a company's financial performance and management's expectations for its future, an overview of its strategy and a tour of its facilities, opportunities to ask questions and possibly arrange meetings with top executives -- successful analyst days often incorporate all of these attributes and more.

To find out which Japanese companies host the type of event that financial professionals find most beneficial, II asked buy- and sell-side participants in the 2015 All-Japan Executive Team survey -- the magazine's exclusive annual ranking of the nation's best corporate leaders and investor outreach programs -- to indicate which of the entities they cover host the most constructive analyst days. A total of 74 companies in 25 industry sectors earn an appearance on this inaugural roster.

Survey results reflect the opinions of nearly 460 investment professionals at close to 190 financial services firms. Respondents from the buy-side work at firms that collectively manage $568 billion in Japanese equities.

Results of the 2015 All-Japan Executive Team will be published on June 2 on

For more information, contact Michele Luthin at or (212) 224-3360.

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