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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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
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, 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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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, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School 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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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 University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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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 University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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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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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 Washington University in St. Louis
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Fund Disclosures, Portfolio Formation, Market Efficiency, Quarter-ends

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

Attention to Dividends, Inattention to Earnings?

Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Charles (Chad) Ham, Zachary Kaplan and Steven Utke
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, 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

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
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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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Strategic Disclosure of Supplemental Information: Evidence from Book-to-Bill Ratios

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Kimball Chapman, Zachary Kaplan and Chase Potter
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Forecasting Shares Outstanding

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2021 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2022
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, stock repurchases, dilution, firm reporting outcomes

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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
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, 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
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, 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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Former investors and long-horizon price drifts in response to earnings news

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jan 2022
Salman Arif, Zachary Kaplan and Seong Jin Ahn
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Institutional Ownership, Earnings News, Expected Returns

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Dividend levels (not changes) signal future earnings

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 May 2022
Charles (Chad) Ham and Zachary Kaplan
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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dividends, information environment, signaling, earnings