Earnings Announcement

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Earnings Announcement

The public announcement of a company's earnings. Earnings announcements mean investors will know how a company is performing and may make comparisons to past performance and to other companies. As an earnings announcement may affect the company's stock price, many analysts observe stock performance on the announcement date and consider it a gauge of how the market will treat the news.
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Not surprisingly, the length of earnings announcements issued by Fortune 500 companies has increased 72 percent since 2000, according to a recent analysis of Business Wire clients.
This study examines the effects of audit opinions and earnings news on the timeliness of annual earnings announcements in China's emerging capital market.
Firms that reverse this sequence are voluntarily delaying public earnings announcements.
Theoretical models traditionally regard public earnings announcements as commonly observed by all market participants (e.
Several companies have also adopted policies that restrict insider trading to time periods following news events such as quarterly earnings announcements.
The stock is having a second consecutive day of buying following a solid earnings announcements and outlook yesterday morning.
a Standard & Poors 500 company, has earned praise for disclosing cash flow statements in quarterly earnings announcements and for narrowing the gap between its 10-Q and earnings release to a few days through internal reporting efficiencies.
Several recent studies focus on detecting the existence or nonexistence of short-window investor response to accounting-related information including: research and development spending disclosures (Boone and Raman 2002); 8-K filings (Carter and Soo 1999); earnings announcements and information released contemporaneously in the same disclosure (Francis et al.
Recent studies infer the increasing usefulness of earnings announcements from overtime increases in the absolute or squared abnormal stock returns or abnormal trading volume at earnings announcement dates (e.
Wall Street Horizon's products to be offered by Comtex include a full feed of corporate earnings calendars; earnings calendar alerts; an earnings calendar alert ticker; and DateBreaks(SM), a new product announcing changes in scheduled earnings announcements.
USA -- CFA Institute, the administrator of the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst(R) (CFA(R)) program worldwide, has released educational tips to help individual investors better understand and assess corporate earnings announcements.

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