Driving Financial Performance and Increasing Shareholder Value
FUeling our ambitions
“All of our efforts are centered on a singular focus—to fuel the ambition of our clients. By better serving broker-dealers, exchange operators, corporates and investors we create better opportunities for all parties to interact with the capital markets. And by doing so, we will create value for shareholders, continue to foster a culture of performance and success for our employees, and advance our position as the franchise of choice for prospects and partners around the globe.”
— Adena T. Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq, Inc.
Fueling Long-Term Growth and Shareholder Value
First in FinTech
Nasdaq 2017 Execution Priorities
As a global capital market infrastructure provider, Nasdaq has one of the broadest sets of capabilities in the industry. We use these capabilities to enable entrepreneurs and innovators to find capital to grow and move their businesses forward—which is the heart of our fintech mission. Here are some of the priorities that will ensure we are successful in the delivery of that mission.
Profitable Growth Drives Value Creation
A resilient business model and consistent execution enables Nasdaq to achieve its goal of double-digit value creation, which the company achieved in 2016 with 17.5 % total shareholder return.
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