Mark H. Liu

University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics

550 South Limestone

Lexington, KY 40506

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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“  Predicting corporate events using machine learning; Predicting rare corporate events using oversampling and machine learning; Dealing with imbalanced data in predictions  ”

Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Industry Information and the 52-Week High Effect

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2012
Xin Hong, Bradford D. Jordan and Mark H. Liu
University of Kentucky, University of Florida and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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52-week high effect, momentum, anchoring bias

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Buy-Side Analysts, Sell-Side Analysts, and Fund Performance: Theory and Evidence

13th Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Yingmei Cheng, Mark H. Liu and Jun "QJ" Qian
Florida State University - College of Business, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
Downloads 1,121 (27,329)
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buy-side analyst, sell-side analyst, bias, earnings forecasts, excess return

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Corporate Disclosure, Analyst Forecast Dispersion, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
Ashiq Ali, Mark H. Liu, Danielle Xu and Tong Yao
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, Gonzaga University and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 1,046 (30,210)
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Corporate disclosure, analyst forecast dispersion, mispricing

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How Should a Firm Go Public? A Dynamic Model of the Choice between Fixed-Price Offerings and Auctions in Ipos and Privatizations

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jul 2003
Thomas J. Chemmanur and Mark H. Liu
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,031 (30,821)
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Buy-Side Analysts, Sell-Side Analysts, and Investment Decisions of Money Managers

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Yingmei Cheng, Mark H. Liu and Jun "QJ" Qian
Florida State University - College of Business, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
Downloads 710 (50,736)
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Buy-side analyst, sell-side analyst, bias, earnings forecast, excess return.

Buy-Side Analysts, Sell-Side Analysts, and Investment Decisions of Money Managers

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 51-83, March 2006
Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Mark H. Liu, Yingmei Cheng and Jun "QJ" Qian
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, Florida State University - College of Business and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University

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Buy-side analyst, sell-side analyst, bias, earnings forecast, excess return

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Does More Information in Stock Price Lead to Greater or Smaller Idiosyncratic Return Volatility?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Dong Wook Lee and Mark H. Liu
Korea University and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 608 (62,823)
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idiosyncratic volatility, noisy rational expectations equilibrium, price informativeness

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Why Do Firms Split Their Stocks Before Acquisition Announcements?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Shourun Guo, Mark H. Liu and Weihong Song
Duke Energy Corp., University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Independent
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Stock Splits, Mergers and Acquisitions, Signaling, Optimal Trading Range, and Value Manipulation

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Anti-Takeover Provisions and Corporate Disclosure

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Papers
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Huijing Fu and Mark H. Liu
Texas Christian University and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 470 (86,390)
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Anti-takeover provisions, Management earnings forecast, Analyst earnings forecast

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The Consensus-Beating Game

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2011
Tong Yao and Mark H. Liu
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 422 (97,995)

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corporate disclosure, earnings guidance, consensus-beating

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Independent Institutional Investors and Equity Returns

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Yawen Jiao and Mark H. Liu
University of California, Riverside and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 179 (233,239)

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institutional ownership, independent institutions, information asymmetry, earnings surprise, earnings announcement abnormal returns, operating performance

Independent Institutional Investors and Equity Returns

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
Yawen Jiao and Mark H. Liu
University of California, Riverside and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 176 (236,771)
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institutional ownership; independent institutions; information production; monitoring; earnings surprise; operating performance

Stock Splits as a Manipulation Tool: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Shourun Guo, Mark H. Liu and Weihong Song
Duke Energy Corp., University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Independent
Downloads 344 (122,650)
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stock splits, mergers and acquisitions, and value manipulation

Stock Splits as a Manipulation Tool: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Shourun Guo, Mark H. Liu and Weihong Song
Duke Energy Corp., University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Independent

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stock splits, mergers and acquisitions, and value manipulation

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Dividends versus Stock Repurchases and Long-Run Stock Returns under Heterogeneous Beliefs

Review of Corporate Finance Studies (RCFS), September 2021, 10(3), 578-632
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 30 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Onur Bayar, Thomas J. Chemmanur and Mark H. Liu
University of Texas at San Antonio - Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 336 (126,645)
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Dividends, Stock repurchases, Heterogeneous beliefs, Long-run stock returns, Payout policy

Idiosyncratic Return Volatility and Price Informativeness: Evidence from Stock Splits

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Mark H. Liu
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 196 (215,435)
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idiosyncratic return volatility, return synchronicity, price informativeness, institutional investors, stock splits

Idiosyncratic Return Volatility and Price Informativeness: Evidence from Stock Splits

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Mark H. Liu
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 129 (305,021)

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idiosyncratic return volatility, return synchronicity, price informativeness, institutional investors, stock splits

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Analysts' Incentives to Produce Industry-Level Versus Firm-Specific Information

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Mark H. Liu
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 315 (135,483)
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Analyst recommendation, industry-level information, firm-specific information

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Growth Opportunities, Short-Term Market Pressure, and Dual-Class Share Structure

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Bradford D. Jordan, Soohyung Kim and Mark H. Liu
University of Florida, The University of Tampa and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 292 (146,724)
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dual class shares, voting rights, cash flow rights, share unification, sales growth, R&D expenditure

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Anti-Takeover Provisions in Corporate Spin-Offs

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2022
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Florida, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and U of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 270 (158,878)
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Spin-offs, anti-takeover provisions, managerial entrenchment, long-term value creation, announcement return, operating performance

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Institutional Trading, Information Production, and the Choice Between Spin-Offs, Carve-Outs, and Tracking Stock Issues

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Thomas J. Chemmanur and Mark H. Liu
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 254 (168,857)
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restructuring, corporate spin-offs, equity carve-outs, tracking stock issues, institutional trading, information production

A Theory of Equity Carve-Outs and Negative Stub Values under Heterogeneous Beliefs

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), June 2011, 100 (3), 616-638
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Onur Bayar, Thomas J. Chemmanur and Mark H. Liu
University of Texas at San Antonio - Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 178 (234,425)
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heterogeneous beliefs, equity carve-outs, negative stub values

Management of Innovation, Equity Carve-Outs, and Negative Stub Values under Heterogeneous Beliefs

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2018
Thomas J. Chemmanur, Onur Bayar and Mark H. Liu
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Texas at San Antonio - Carlos Alvarez College of Business and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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heterogeneous beliefs, management of innovation, equity carve-outs

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Corporate Payout Policy in Dual-Class Firms

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Bradford D. Jordan, Mark H. Liu and Qun Wu
University of Florida, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and U of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 208 (204,198)
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dual class, voting rights, cash flow rights, dividends, payout policy

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How to Motivate Fundamental Innovation: Optimal Interactions between Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, and the Government

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Onur Bayar, Thomas J. Chemmanur and Mark H. Liu
University of Texas at San Antonio - Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 202 (209,713)
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Financing of innovations, Fundamental innovation, Venture capital financing, Innovation and the going public decision, Government subsidies, Innovation prizes.

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A Theory of Capital Structure, Price Impact, and Long-Run Stock Returns under Heterogeneous Beliefs

Review of Corporate Finance Studies (RCFS), September 2015, 4 (2), 258-320
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2016
Onur Bayar, Thomas J. Chemmanur and Mark H. Liu
University of Texas at San Antonio - Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 198 (213,501)
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Capital Structure, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Convertible Debt Issues, Security Tranching, Price Impact, Long-Run Stock Returns.

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Organizational Structure and Corporate Payout Policy

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Bradford D. Jordan, Mark H. Liu and Qun Wu
University of Florida, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and U of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 159 (257,810)

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cash dividends, payout policy, share repurchase, mergers and acquisitions, cross-segment correlations

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Do Investment Banks Listen to Their Own Analysts?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Bradford D. Jordan, Mark H. Liu and Qun Wu
University of Florida, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and U of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 145 (277,610)

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Analyst stock recommendations, conflicts of interest, security analysts, investment banks, institutional investors

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Can Mergers and Acquisitions Internalize Positive Externalities in Funding Innovation?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Thomas J. Chemmanur, Ang Li and Mark H. Liu
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Lingnan University and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 96 (372,158)

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patents, innovation, mergers and acquisitions, synergy, technological class

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Predicting Stock Splits Using Ensemble Machine Learning and SMOTE Oversampling

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
Mark H. Liu and Simon J. Sheather
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and Texas A&M University
Downloads 84 (403,932)

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stock splits, ensemble machine learning, gradient boosting machines, random forests, SHAP feature importance, hyperparameter tuning, SMOTE oversampling

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Information, Incentives, and Effects of Risk-Sharing on the Real Economy

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Mark H. Liu, Wenfeng Wu and Tong Yu
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Antai College of Economics & Management and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 33 (611,687)

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risk sharing, incentive, information, risk management, systemic risk

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Mutual fund preference for pure-play firms

Journal of Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Mar 2022
Bradford D. Jordan, Ang Li and Mark H. Liu
University of Florida, Lingnan University and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics

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mutual funds, pure-play firms, industry expertise, business segments, diversification discount