Norman C. Strong

University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School

Professor

Booth Street West

Manchester, M15 6PB

United Kingdom

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Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift in the UK

LUMS Working Paper No. 2000/010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jan 2001
Weimin Liu, Norman C. Strong and Xinzhong Xu
Nottingham University Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Post-earnings-announcement drift, market efficiency, earnings surprises

Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift in the UK

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Mar 2003
Weimin Liu, Norman C. Strong and Xinzhong Xu
Nottingham University Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Post-earnings-announcement Drift, Market Efficiency, Earnings Surprises

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Understanding the Equity Home Bias: Evidence from Survey Data

Lancaster University Management School, Department of Accounting and Finance Working Paper No. 99/017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 1999
Norman C. Strong and Xinzhong Xu
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Pricing Ftse 100 Index Options Under Stochastic Volatility

Lancaster University Management School, Department of Accounting and Finance Working Paper No. 99/018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Dec 1999
Yueh-Neng Lin, Norman C. Strong and Xinzhong Xu
University of Dong Hwa, Taiwan, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Does Valuation Model Choice Affect Target Price Accuracy?

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Efthimios Demirakos, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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Equity valuation, investment analysts, target price accuracy, valuation model choice

The Market Reward for Achieving Analyst Earnings Expectations: Does Managing Expectations or Earnings Matter?

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2011 Vol. 38 (1/2), 58-94.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2013
Vasiliki E. Athanasakou, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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analyst expectations, market reward, earnings management, classification shifting, earnings forecast guidance, opportunistic, informative

The Market Reward for Achieving Analyst Earnings Expectations: Does Managing Expectations or Earnings Matter?

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 38, Issue 1-2, pp. 58-94, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Vasiliki E. Athanasakou, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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analyst expectations, market reward, earnings management, classification shifting, earnings forecast guidance, opportunistic, informative

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Earnings Management or Forecast Guidance to Meet Analyst Expectations?

Accounting and Business Research, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 3-35, 2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Apr 2009
Vasiliki E. Athanasakou, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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meeting analyst expectations, abnormal accruals, earnings forecast guidance, classification shifting

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Classificatory Income Smoothing: The Impact of a Change in Regime of Reporting Financial Performance

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 26, 2007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Vasiliki E. Athanasakou, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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classificatory income smoothing, extraordinary and exceptional items, sustainable profitability, earnings persistence

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Share Repurchases, the Clustering Problem, and the Free Cash Flow Hypothesis

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Aug 2008
Chuan-San Wang, Norman C. Strong, Samuel Tung and Steve W. J. Lin
National Taiwan University - The Department and Graduate Institute of Accounting, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Florida International University (FIU) - School of Accounting
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Biases in Decomposing Holding Period Portfolio Returns

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Mar 2006
Weimin Liu and Norman C. Strong
Nottingham University Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Decomposed buy-and-hold portfolio returns, rebalanced portfolio returns

Biases in Decomposing Holding-Period Portfolio Returns

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 2243-2274, 2008
Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Weimin Liu and Norman C. Strong
Nottingham University Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School

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Conditional Earnings Conservatism and Corporate Refocusing Activities

Journal of Accounting Research, forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Chun Yu Mak, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
University of Birmingham, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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Conservatism, refocusing, restructuring

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The Association Between Classificatory and Inter-Temporal Smoothing: Evidence from the UK’s FRS 3

International Journal of Accounting, Vol. 45, Np. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Vasiliki E. Athanasakou, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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Income smoothing, accruals, classificatory choices, reporting discretion

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Anticipation, Asymmetric Information and the Announcement Effect of Greek Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Susanne Espenlaub, Georgia Siougle and Norman C. Strong
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Seasoned equity offerings, conditional event study, Athens Stock Exchange

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Does Corporate Governance Influence Convertible Bond Issuance?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 May 2012
Marie Dutordoir, Norman C. Strong and Marius Ziegan
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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security choice, convertible debt, corporate governance

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Datastream Returns and UK Open Offers

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Susanne Espenlaub, Abdullah Iqbal and Norman C. Strong
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Kent, Canterbury and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Datastream returns, earnings management, open offers, SEOs, return performance

Did Regulation Fair Disclosure, SOX, and Other Analyst Regulations Reduce Security Mispricing?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
Edward Lee, Norman C. Strong and Zhenmei (Judy) Zhu
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and Fudan University - School of Management
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Disclosure regulations, Analyst regulations, Information uncertainty, Stock returns

Did Regulation Fair Disclosure, Sox, and Other Analyst Regulations Reduce Security Mispricing?

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2014
Posted: 11 Sep 2014
Edward Lee, Norman C. Strong and Zhenmei (Judy) Zhu
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and Fudan University - School of Management

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Disclosure regulations, Analyst regulations, Information uncertainty, Stock returns

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Do Analysts Use Their Cash Flows Forecasts When Setting Target Prices?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2012
Noor Hashim and Norman C. Strong
Lancaster University Management School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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cash flow forecasts, equity analysts, target price revisions, pseudo-target prices, valuation inputs

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Earnings Management around UK Open Offers

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Susanne Espenlaub, Abdullah Iqbal and Norman C. Strong
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Kent, Canterbury and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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earnings management, open offers, SEOs, return performance, operating performance

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Strategic Disclosure, Analyst Behavior and Equity Flotation Costs

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Pawel Bilinski, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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Asymmetric information, public and private information, analyst behavior, new equity issues

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Information Flows and the Quality of Corporate Financial Communication

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2019
Vasiliki E. Athanasakou, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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bad news; good news; financial communication; withholding; information quality; disclosure; NBF

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Marie Dutordoir, Norman C. Strong and Ping Sun
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Liverpool - Management School (ULMS)
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Corporate Social Responsibility, SEOs

Do Analysts’ Cash Flow Forecasts Improve the Accuracy of Their Target Prices?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jun 2016
Noor Hashim and Norman C. Strong
Lancaster University Management School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Analysts, Cash flow forecasts, Target price accuracy, Valuation.

Do Analysts’ Cash Flow Forecasts Improve the Accuracy of Their Target Prices?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jun 2016
Noor Hashim and Norman C. Strong
Lancaster University Management School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Analysts, Cash flow forecasts, Target price accuracy, Valuation

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Shelf Versus Traditional Seasoned Equity Offerings: The Impact of Potential Short Selling

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2018
Marie Dutordoir, Norman C. Strong and Ping Sun
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Liverpool - Management School (ULMS)
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Seasoned equity offerings, short-selling, shelf v. traditional offerings

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Does Short-Selling Potential Influence Mergers and Acquisitions Payment Choice?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
Marie Dutordoir, Norman C. Strong and Ping Sun
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Liverpool - Management School (ULMS)
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merger arbitrage, M&A payment, short selling

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UK Evidence on the Characteristics versus Covariance Debate

European Financial Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 742-756, September 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Weimin Liu, Edward Lee and Norman C. Strong
Nottingham University Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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What Valuation Models Do Analysts Use?

Accounting Horizons, 18 (4), pp. 221-240, 2004
Posted: 12 Nov 2019
Efthimios Demirakos, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School

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Modelling Analysts’ Target Price Revisions Following Good and Bad News?

Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2016
Tuan Quoc Ho, Norman C. Strong and Martin Walker
University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School

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target price, excess stock returns, withholding bad news

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The Long-Run Performance of UK Rights Issuers

Frontiers in Finance and Economics, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2006
Posted: 29 Nov 2014
Abdullah Iqbal, Susanne Espenlaub and Norman C. Strong
University of Kent, Canterbury, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School

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earnings management, rights issues, SEOs, return performance, operating performance

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Earning Management and Corporate Governance Around UK Rights Issues

International Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol. 6(3), pp.168-189, 2010
Posted: 29 Nov 2014
Abdullah Iqbal and Norman C. Strong
University of Kent, Canterbury and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School

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Corporate Governance, Earnings Management, Rights Issues, Seasoned Equity Offerings, Accruals

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Managers’ Private Information, Investor Underreaction and Long‐Run SEO Performance

European Financial Management, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 956-990, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Pawel Bilinski and Norman C. Strong
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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managerial private information, investor underreaction, seasoned equity issues, long‐run performance

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Does a Bull-Bear Valuation Analysis Increase the Accuracy of Analysts’ Target Prices?

Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Noor Hashim, Asad Kausar and Norman C. Strong
Lancaster University Management School, American University - Kogod School of Business and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School

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bull–bear analysis, equity analysts, information uncertainty, risk assessment, scenario analysis, target price accuracy, valuation

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Price Models and Earnings Response Coefficients

Posted: 28 Aug 1995
Norman C. Strong, Martin Walker and Zhongtao Harding
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Manchester

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