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Is a bold statement the worst company in America up but consumers dot -- 2013 lifted out and we have the results coming at number four with a bullet.
And then the third worst company in America -- -- big cable content owner and the second worst company in America.
Bank of America course all these very customer facing and the culprit must not like -- And for the very worst company in America we had to Philadelphia now and consumers to dot com deputy editor Chris Moran Chris.
Tops that list.
For the second year -- it's the big video game publisher electronic arts or EA as most people -- -- out.
I think it's I think it's -- a message to the entire video game ministry that that I mean it's if it's a mammoth business it's a multi billion dollar business.
And I mean with.
CA alone has something like fifty million customers.
If not more death that's yes that's just subscribe to their origin online playing terrorist.
I mean think of all they have all the biggest titles all the Madden all the sports titles.
And people are sick of being nickel and -- -- And EA has made it quite clear that that is their plan is to nickel and dime them with all this little add on content and I put -- broken games -- and complete games and people are sick of that.
Okay now some but I wanted to point out here that I don't quite understand.
If you look -- Chris all of that for companies that you're talking about.
In terms of returning wealth to their shareholders.
And you're your stock price can't go up -- making a terrible product.
I -- electronic arts up 40% in six months -- live entertainment parent up 46%.
In six months Comcast up 40% a year.
BankAmerica up 33%.
And here now consumer reports and you guys are the nonprofit website of the nonprofit consumer reports.
They are famous for testing hundreds of products rigorously for not taking advertising.
For for basically never even taking a free sample.
What was your methodology.
In your survey here to come up with what you came up with -- I think a company whose stock prices up 40% in six months cannot be.
The worst company in America.
Well I mean it depends of what you consider the worst company America there -- -- consumers dot com we're not investor stuff comes -- this has nothing to do a stock prices are nothing new it.
Return on investment.
It's about consumer facing that all the companies.
In the poll are bar.
They have to be consumer face may have to -- a good or service to the consumer a case of the hole.
-- -- get it done exactly what it's done exactly the answer to our structure just like the NCAA brackets readers to send -- emails nominating companies we've got a -- years now.
And then we take the 32 -- most nominated companies put him in the brackets just like the NCAA -- So if and when over the valley and criticism this openly about.
I mean are we kind of skewing the results toward a battle among haters and EA has more haters then -- Lower ranked companies do you guys ever do an annual survey of the best companies in America -- based on a viewer poll like this a servant.
We do other thing we don't do best company America word because that would be seen as endorsing the company.
And -- I mean this is biased -- you know we're not more off putting this out there as the definitive worst company America -- it's done in fun.
But we've been doing it for eight years and it's it's a way for consumers to.
To band together and and send a message to the companies they -- and yes it is.
Well Chris you know the companies that you're bashing who works so hard.
To return -- to shareholder to make good -- to work on reputation.
They don't think it's very fun and the thought that an interview of the best companies in America somehow is biased or skewed but this isn't.
Kind of curious but thank you so much for being listened charity resulted does look like a -- -- Chris -- -- --
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