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Report Details Ubiquity of Non-GAAP Metrics
Some findings seem to support allegations that companies are practicing "earnings management."
Flaunting Strong Earnings Damages Stock Price
After a quick boost, share prices tend to drop over the longer term for companies that quantify strong results in earnings-release headlines.
NetApp Strives to Shed Hardware-only Image
The big data storage provider still sells mostly hardware but positions itself as a key player in a "hybrid cloud" world.
New Tax Law Raises Exec Comp Questions
Performance-based incentive pay programs may be significantly affected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Use of TSR as Incentive Pay Metric Flattens Out
Total shareholder return is still the leading metric for calculating long-term compensation, but companies' thinking may be starting to shift.
Fitbit’s Profits Hit By Manufacturing Problems
While revenue increased 23% year-over-year to $503.8 million, earnings fell well short of second-quarter expectations.
Walmart Cuts Earnings Projections
Another large retailer reports tepid second-quarter earnings numbers.
Metric of the Month: Close-to-Disclose Cycle Time
The top 25% of companies can finish the cycle of completing quarterly financials to the release of earnings per share in 12 days or less.
Citi Profits Boosted By Cost Cutting
Citigroup's operating expenses fell 10%, partly due to lower legal and related expenses.
Are Bonuses an Obstacle to Shareholder Value?
Despite the best intentions, most annual bonus plans motivate actions that inhibit the creation of long-term shareholder value.
The Case for a Shareholder Value Focus
It's the shareholder's company. And if executives would just go by what investors do rather than what they say, they would actually create a lot more value.