Zachary Kaplan

Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

One Brookings Drive

Campus Box 1133

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Do Dividends Convey Information About Future Earnings?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Mark T. Leary
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School
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Dividends, Earnings Expectations, Payout Policy

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Truncating Optimism

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 31 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Zachary Kaplan, Xiumin Martin and Yifang Xie
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Forecast removals, firm influence, expectation management, analyst forecasts, I/B/E/S, forecast optimism, consensus accuracy

Truncating Optimism

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 5
Posted: 15 Dec 2021
Zachary Kaplan, Xiumin Martin and Yifang Xie
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law

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forecast removals; firm influence; expectation management; information intermediaries; analyst forecasts; I/B/E/S; forecast optimism; consensus accuracy

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Investment as the Opportunity Cost of Dividend Signaling

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Zachary Kaplan and Gerardo Perez Cavazos
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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dividends, payout policy, signaling, earnings, capital structure

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Do Analysts Say Anything About Earnings Without Revising Their Earnings Forecasts?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Philip G. Berger, Charles (Chad) Ham and Zachary Kaplan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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sell-side analysts, analyst incentives, earnings forecasts, forecast bias

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More Informative Disclosures, Less Informative Prices? Portfolio and Price Formation Around Quarter-Ends

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Todd A. Gormley, Zachary Kaplan and Aadhaar Verma
Washington University in St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Wilfrid Laurier University - Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
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Fund Disclosures, Portfolio Formation, Market Efficiency, Quarter-ends

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Do two wrongs make a right? Strategically forecasting EPS through inaccurate share forecasts

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 May 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2024
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School, Students
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sell-side analysts, share forecasts, analyst incentives

Attention to Dividends, Inattention to Earnings?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Steven Utke
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting
Downloads 317 (174,535)
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dividends, information environment, earnings announcements, earnings management

Attention to Dividends, Inattention to Earnings?

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 28, No. 1, March 2023. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11142-021-09642-4
Posted: 07 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2023
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Steven Utke
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting

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Dividends, Information environment, Earnings announcements, Earnings management

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Dividend yield, dividend payers and cross-sectional return prediction

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2024
College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
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dividends, information environment, signaling

Show Me the Money! Dividend Policy in Countries with Weak Institutions

Journal of Accounting Research, 2021, 59 (2), 613–655
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 May 2020 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Atif Ellahie and Zachary Kaplan
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 281 (198,226)
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dividend policy, payout policy, earnings, institutional quality

Show Me the Money! Dividend Policy in Countries with Weak Institutions

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 2
Posted: 22 Jun 2021
Atif Ellahie and Zachary Kaplan
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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dividend policy; payout policy; earnings; institutional quality

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Rationalizing Forecast Inefficiency

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Zawadi Lemayian
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis
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sell-side analysts, forecast bias, forecast horizon, analyst forecasts

Rationalizing Forecast Inefficiency

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Zawadi Lemayian
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis

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sell-side analysts, forecast bias, forecast horizon, analyst forecasts

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Non-investors and price formation

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2023
Seong Jin Ahn, Salman Arif and Zachary Kaplan
College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Non-investors, institutional investors, earnings expectations, predictable returns, Intra-period Timeliness

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Information Flows Are a Two-way Street: The Effect of Client-Analyst Relationships on Analyst Research

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Dec 2023
Zachary Kaplan, Yifang Xie and Jenny Li Zhang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
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Strategic Disclosure of Supplemental Information: Evidence from Book-to-Bill Ratios

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2023
Kimball Chapman, Zachary Kaplan and Chase Potter
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington State University - Department of Accounting

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