For the third straight year, USAA took the top spot in the Temkin Web Experience Ratings. Based on a study of 10,000 U.S. consumers, the 2016 Temkin Web Experience Ratings examine 257 companies across 20 industries. USAA earned the top spot for its banking business, followed by Regions Bank andAmazon.com tied for the second spot. USAA was also in the top 10 with its insurance and credit card businesses, along with Amazon Kindle business, Capital One 360, QVC, TD Bank, and credit unions.
Health Net earned the lowest Temkin Web Experience Ratings followed by Comcast (TV service and Internet service), Days Inn, Fujitsu, Compaq, Motel 6, Medicaid, Cox Communications, and Charter Communications.
You can see all of the company data on the Temkin Ratings website.
Here are some more highlights from the 2016 Temkin Web Experience Ratings:
- Across all six years of the ratings, either USAA or Amazon.com has earned the top spot.
- Banks led all industries in the ratings, earning the only average rating of “strong,” while TV service providers and Internet service providers earned “very weak” ratings.
- Amazon.com most outperformed its peers in two industries; its Temkin Web Experience Ratings are 19 points above the average for both retailers and the computers & tablets industry average. These additional firms were at least 10 points above their industry averages: USAA (insurance and banking), QVC, Kaiser Permanente, AOL, Holiday Inn Express, Georgia Power, Courtyard By Marriott, Regions Bank, and Samsung.
- Days Inn fell 24 points below the average for hotels and nine other firms were 15 or more points below their industry average: Compaq, Motel 6, HSBC, Fujitsu, Spirit Airlines, Super 8, American Family, Health Net, and US Airways.
- We compared the results between 2015 and 2016 and found that seven companies improved by at least 10 points: O’Reilly Auto Parts, Advantage Rent-A-Car, Blackboard, Dollar General, H-E-B, Intuit, and Sam’s Club.
- 10 companies declines at least 10 points between 2015 and 2016: Rite Aid, US Airways,Ross, Bed Bath & Beyond, Stop & Shop, Trader Joe’s, JC Penney, Fidelity Investments,Apple, and Fujitsu.
- Only four industries improved over the last year, rental cars, wireless carriers, software firms, and Internet service providers. Three industries dropped by three points: computers & tablets, retailers, and auto dealers.