Georgia Tech Financial Analysis Lab
Could This Be the Recession That Wasn’t?
Even as key corporate financial indicators continue to fall, some hope may be emerging that forecasts of an impending recession will prove inaccurate.
Free Cash Flow: What Is It, Really?
As the use of free cash flow as a guiding metric grows, researchers seek a solid definition for the term.
Tax Reform’s Success Hangs On Capex, Expert Says
If the U.S. Tax Cuts and Job Act doesn’t push companies to invest more in capex, a “stagflation scenario” could ensue.
Are Rising Dividend Payouts Backed By Cash?
“Firms are only capable of sustainably maintaining their dividend payouts provided they are generating sufficient free cash flow,” researchers contend.
Deferred Taxes Could Drive Big Earnings Swing
The new tax cuts will make winners out of companies with big deferred tax liabilities and losers of those with large tax assets, an expert forecasts.
Will Tax Cuts Boost Capital Spending?
Despite surging sales and cash flow, company spending on capex continues to lag.
Companies Piling Losses onto Balance Sheets
Freewheeling reporting rules on other comprehensive income set the stage for earnings management, researchers assert.
CFOs Pump Out Free Cash Flow
But big, public, non-financial companies are generating cash partly by cutting capex, study finds.
What’s Behind Financial Statement Placement Order?
The order in which a company presents financial statements may present clues about how it wants to be viewed by investors and analysts.
$300B Capex Lost in Recession Goes Unreplaced
A huge dollar amount has vanished from corporate America’s investment in capex.