total shareholder return


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

total shareholder return (TSR)

the nominal capital growth (share price increase plus dividends) that would have been achieved by a shareholder over a specified time period assuming all dividends were reinvested. The TSR of a company is used as a comparative measure of that company's financial performance against other companies. See EXECUTIVE SHARE OPTION SCHEME, LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN, SHARE PRICE INDEX.

total shareholder return (TSR)

the nominal capital growth (share price increase plus dividends) that would have been achieved by a shareholder over a specified time period assuming all dividends were reinvested. The TSR of a company is used as a comparative measure of that company's financial performance against other companies. See EXECUTIVE SHARE OPTION SCHEME, LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN, SHARE PRICE INDEX.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, insiders typically have slightly longer tenures and have delivered higher total shareholder returns -- annualised and regionally adjusted -- over their entire tenures in 10 of the 15 years we have tracked.
Median total shareholder return drops to -13 percent at these companies in the year leading up to the turnover and only recovers somewhat to -0.
BCG analyzed the 2012 Total Shareholder Return (TSR) of more than 5,000 companies across 40 countries and 37 industry sectors.
Author Mark Thomas says companies which slashed costs, particularly staff costs, had a 10% lower total shareholder return (TSR) than those that did not.
Total shareholder return continues to be a prevalent measure.
The top 50 companies in the ranking delivered an average Total Shareholder Return (TSR) of 48.
The company chairman and chief executive officer, Bill Moore, said, 'We recognise the importance of our dividend as a component of total shareholder return.
Although total shareholder return remains the most common form of performance measure, there is an increasing trend towards using a combination of TSR, earnings per share, and other tailored measures, such as return on capital employed and economic spread.
An increasing proportion of executive pay is now performance-related and companies are applying more stringent performance measures, not just linking it to total shareholder return.
This Global Innovation 1000 was then analyzed for statistically-significant relationships between their R & D spending levels and business performance, as evidenced by sales growth, gross profit, operating profit, enterprise profit, market capitalization, and total shareholder return.
RESEARCH by Halifax Financial Services shows that over the past three months the FTSE250 and FTSE Small Cap have delivered the strongest Total Shareholder Return (TSR) of nine per cent.
Newcastle-based Grainger Trust won the award on the basis of its impressive total shareholder return over the last year.

Full browser ?