Beverly R. Walther

Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management

Professor

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Financial Reporting Environment: Review of the Recent Literature

Number of pages: 150 Posted: 06 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Anne Beyer, Daniel A. Cohen, Thomas Z. Lys and Beverly R. Walther
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
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Citation 90

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Financial Reporting, Information Environment, Disclosure, Analyst Forecasts

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Returns Momentum, Returns Reversals and Earnings Surprises

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Mar 2000
Leonard C. Soffer and Beverly R. Walther
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Accounting and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
Downloads 1,117 (14,375)
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Earnings Preannouncements

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jan 1998
Leonard C. Soffer, S. Ramu Thiagarajan and Beverly R. Walther
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Accounting, Mellon Capital Management Corporation and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
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Citation 12

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Analyst forecast revisions; Market reaction; Investor sophistication; Cue weighting; Adaptive decision-making

Investor Reaction to Celebrity Analysts: The Case of Earnings Forecast Revisions

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting, Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jul 2005
Sarah E. Bonner, Artur Hugon and Beverly R. Walther
University of Southern California, Arizona State University (ASU) and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
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Citation 21

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Analyst forecast revisions, investor reaction, celebrity, media coverage, forecast

Investor Reaction to Celebrity Analysts: The Case of Earnings Forecast Revisions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Sarah E. Bonner, Artur Hugon and Beverly R. Walther
University of Southern California, Arizona State University (ASU) and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
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Citation 21

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Citation 76

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Investor Sophistication and Market Earnings Expectations

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 35, No 2, Autumn 1997
Posted: 29 Dec 1997
Beverly R. Walther

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Are Earnings Surprises Costly?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Sep 1999
Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
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Discretionary Reporting of Earnings Components

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Feb 1998
Catherine M. Schrand and Beverly R. Walther
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
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From K Street to Wall Street: Political Connections and Stock Recommendations

Accounting Review, Vol. 92, Issue No. 3, 2017
Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
University of Oregon, University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business

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Security analysts; Stock recommendations; Political connections; Information flow

10.

Security Analyst Experience and Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Vol. 18, pp. 529-550, 2003
Posted: 11 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

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11.

Does Investor Sentiment Affect Sell-Side Analysts' Forecast Bias and Forecast Accuracy

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 18, pp. 207-227, 2013, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2478183
Posted: 11 Aug 2014
Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis

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12.

When Security Analysts Talk, Who Listens?

The Accounting Review, Vol.82, pp 1227-1253, Feb. 2007
Posted: 26 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

Abstract:

Security analysts, Stock recommendations, Trading volume, Investor sophistication

13.

Earnings Surprises and the Cost of Equity Capital

Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Vol. 19, pp. 491-513, 2004
Posted: 20 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

Abstract:

Cost of Capital, Earnings Surprises, Analyst Following, Institutional Ownership

14.

The Effect of Experience on Security Analyst Underreaction

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 101-116, April 2003
Posted: 29 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

Abstract:

underreaction, experience, earnings forecasts, security analysts

15.

Do Security Analysts Exhibit Persistent Differences in Stock Picking Ability?

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 74, pp. 67-91, 2004
Posted: 11 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

Abstract:

Security analysts; Stock recommendations; Persistence; Trading strategy

16.

Earnings Preannouncement Strategies

Review of Accounting Studies, March 2000
Posted: 24 Jan 2000
Leonard C. Soffer, Beverly R. Walther and S. Ramu Thiagarajan
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Accounting, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Mellon Capital Management Corporation

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17.

Reactions to Dividend Changes Conditional on Earnings Quality

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Vol. 18, pp. 121-151, 2003
Posted: 22 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

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18.

Does Forecast Accuracy Matter to Security Analysts?

The Accounting Review, Vol. 74, pp.185-200, April, 1999
Posted: 03 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

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Do Security Analysts Improve Their Performance with Experience?

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 35, pp. 131-157, 1997
Posted: 02 Feb 1998 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Richard H. Willis
University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Vanderbilt University - Accounting

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