TITLE

Sweet purity: Why chaste isn't waste

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, Noshua
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Fortune International (Europe);9/16/2002, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that companies that abstain from earnings write-offs outperform companies that use them. Study by University of Michigan accounting professor Russell Lundholm; Share performance; Effects of write-offs on cash flow; 'Earnings purity' calculations, created by financial software company Thomson/Baseline.
ACCESSION #
7333990

 

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