Commitment Statements FAQ

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  1. What is Insider Commitment?
  2. What are Commitment Statements?
  3. How do I set up a Commitment Statement?
  4. Will Commitment Statement always be free?
  5. Why should an issuer bother doing a Commitment Statement?
  6. Do I have to sign up for CanadianInsider.com account to submit a Commitment Statement?
  7. If I sign up for a Canadian Insider Captain's account, is there a charge or a catch?
  8. Does INK Research accept payment for stock coverage?

  1. What is Insider Commitment?

    INK measures insider commitment by looking at the amount of common shares company officers and directors hold on a beneficial basis as reported via SEDI or the SEC. INK also looks at the amount of recent buying or selling they are doing with their shares. The more stock that these key insiders own, the higher the greater the insider commitment. INK ranks the level of insider commitment for most stocks in the Canadian and US markets. We use this data as part of our INK Edge V.I.P. outlook process that ranks stocks on value, insider commitment and price momentum. These outlook rankings drive the rules-based stock selection process for the INK Canadian Insider (CIN) Index. For more background on how we calculate insider commitment, please visit the INK CIN Index methodology page: https://index.inkresearch.com/method.php

  2. What are Commitment Statements?

    A commitment statement gives the chance for a company to tell their value proposition to our users for free. Issuers can submit commitment statements and videos to CanadianInsider.com for free. There is a 75-word limit. Commitment Statements can focus on whatever a company wants. It can describe the firm’s broad strategy or it can be project or product specific. Issuers can submit, amend or delete commitment statements any time. videos to CanadianInsider.com for free.

  3. How do I set up a Commitment Statement?

    It's easy. Sign up for Canadian Insider account. Then let us know you want to submit a Commitment Statement by using the Contact Us form at the bottom of every web page. We will upgrade you to a Captain's account upon verification and help you get started. There is absolutely no charge for this or anything related to Commitment Statements.

  4. Will Commitment Statement always be free?

    Yes.

  5. Why should an issuer bother doing a Commitment Statement?

    The Canadian Insider website caters to a broad range of sophisticated investors with more than 10,000 visitors to our website each week. Upon publication, a Commitment Statement will receive prime homepage placement. It will also get prime placement on the stock’s Canadian Insider company page for one year after first publication and subsequent revisions. How long is a Commitment Statement good for? Each statement is good for one year after it is first published or updated. One month before it is set to expire, we will email you a reminder to update if you have at least a Canadian Insider captain’s free basic account.

  6. Do I have to sign up for CanadianInsider.com account to submit a Commitment Statement?

    No, but we recommend that you do. If you sign up for an account, you can directly submit your content for publication, including revisions. You will also be reminded to renew or revise the statement a month before it is about to expire. If you chose not to set up an account, our office will post material for you but this may take longer. Please contact us via the Contact Us form at the bottom of this webpage if you would like to set-up a Commitment Statement without having a Canadian Insider account.

  7. If I sign up for a Canadian Insider Captain's account, is there a charge or a catch?

    There is no cost to set up a basic Canadian Insider Captain’s account to set up a Commitment Statement. Because basic accounts are free, you will see ads on our website to help support the website’s operation. You will also need to give us your consent to send you electronic commercial messages such as email from our sponsor. If you do not want to see ads or receive commercial email, you can sign up for an Ad-free account for a modest annual fee.

  8. Does INK Research accept payment for stock coverage?

    We never accept payment for stock coverage in INK Research reports. Issuers can take advantage of our Commitment Centre sponsorships and redistribution services to raise awareness with our Canadian Insider website community. Please contact us for more details.