CEO Centrality and Meeting or Beating Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleCEO Centrality and Meeting or Beating Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts Author(S)Vivek Mande (Author)
Abstract  Using a sample of S&P 500 firms over the period 2000–2005, we examine whether CEO centrality – the relative power of the CEO within the top executive team – is associated with a higher probability of meeting or barely beating financial analysts’ earnings forecasts. We argue that CEOs with relatively high centrality are able to manipulate earnings in order to meet or just beat analysts’ ...Paginationp82–112
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsEconomics
Journal TitleJournal of Business Finance & Accounting  
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