Accounting Information and Equity Valuation: Theory, by Guochang Zhang

By Guochang Zhang

The goal of this booklet is to supply a extra systematic and based therapy of the learn on accounting‐based valuation, with a main specialise in contemporary theoretical advancements and the ensuing empirical analyses that realize the position of accounting details in making managerial decisions.

Since its inception, valuation learn in accounting has developed basically alongside an “empirically pushed” course. within the absence of types built particularly to give an explanation for this subject, researchers have depended on financial instinct and theories from different disciplines (mainly finance and economics) as a foundation for designing empirical analyses and examining findings. even though this literature has shed very important gentle at the usefulness of accounting details in capital markets, it really is seen that the shortcoming of a rigorous theoretical framework has hindered the institution of a scientific and well‐structured literature and made it tricky to probe valuation matters extensive.

More lately, although, growth has been made at the theoretical entrance. the 2 so much favorite frameworks are (i) the “linear details dynamic procedure” and (ii) the “real options‐based process” which acknowledges managerial makes use of of accounting info within the pursuit of price iteration. This quantity devotes its preliminary chapters to an overview of the types utilizing the linear dynamic method, after which presents a synthesis of the theoretical stories that undertake the true thoughts process and the empirical works which draw on them. The e-book additionally attempts to revisit and critique current empirical study (value-relevance and earnings-response reviews) in the actual options-based framework. it's was hoping that the publication can heighten curiosity in integrating theoretical and empirical examine during this box, and play a task in assisting this literature turn into a extra established and cohesive physique of labor.

Value is of final trouble to financial decision-makers, and valuation conception should still function a platform for learning different accounting themes. The booklet ends with a choice for elevated hyperlinks of different parts of accounting examine to valuation theory.

Show description

Read or Download Accounting Information and Equity Valuation: Theory, Evidence, and Applications PDF

Similar managerial books

Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers

Finance and accounting provide you with instruments for you to use to appreciate how the choices you are making and the roles you practice have an effect on the long term luck of the whole association. realizing the language of finance and accounting will let you current your principles persuasively and accurately, to be more well-off whilst discussing effects or forecasts together with your monetary employees or open air traders.

Travel and Entertainment Best Practices (Wiley Best Practices)

Hugely obtainable and acceptable, trip and leisure most sensible Practices offers you a complete view of T&E systems with authoritative assistance, options, and recommendation from Mary Schaeffer, America’s such a lot complete debts payable specialist.

CIMA Official Learning System Financial Management, Sixth Edition

CIMA respectable studying structures are the€only€textbooks instructed via CIMA as middle analyzing. € Written by way of the CIMA examiners, markers and academics, they in particular organize scholars to cross the CIMA assessments first time. . absolutely up to date to mirror the 2010 syllabus, they're filled with positive factors to enhance studying, together with: .

Risk Tolerance in Financial Decision Making

This booklet sheds mild at the emotional part of chance taking behaviour utilizing an cutting edge cross-disciplinary process, blending monetary competences with psychology and affective neuroscience. In doing so, it exhibits the results for industry members and regulators by way of transparency and communique among intermediaries and buyers.

Extra info for Accounting Information and Equity Valuation: Theory, Evidence, and Applications

Sample text

These individual v-terms will respectively enter into the residual income stream with a one-period delay and their effects will persist at rate ω. a The total effect of vt on future residual income Xtþτ , τ ¼ 1; 2; . , is the sum of the effects through these two separate channels. Interestingly, as Lo and Lys (2000) a does not decrease monotonically with τ demonstrate, the total effect of vt on Xtþτ but initially increases with τ to reach a maximum after a certain number of periods and then declines gradually with τ (see Fig.

2 Introducing Conservatism and Growth: Feltham and Ohlson (1995) 29 measurement of book value but also earnings, but the LID in Eq. 9a seems to ignore its impact on residual income through earnings. The drawback in this modeling of the conservatism effect will be further elaborated on later in Chap. 1). The third parameter, ω22 , refers to the growth of operating assets. According to Eq. 9b), on average, operating assets grow at a rate of ω22 per period. For technical reasons, this parameter is restricted to 1 ω22 1 þ r.

C. (1957). Business valuation, goodwill and the super-profit method. Accountancy (January/February). Edwards, E. , & Bell, P. W. (1961). The theory and measurement of business income. Berkeley, CA: The University of California Press. Feltham, G. , & Ohlson, J. A. (1995). Valuation and clean surplus accounting for operating and financial activities. Contemporary Accounting Research, 11(2), 689–731. Feltham, G. , & Ohlson, J. A. (1999). Residual earnings valuation with risk and stochastic interest rates.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 4 votes