M.H. Franco Wong

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Professor of Accounting

105 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E6

Canada

http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/FacultyAndResearch/Faculty/FacultyBios/Wong.aspx

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1.

The Eyeballs Have it: Searching for the Value in Internet Stocks

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2000
Brett Trueman, M.H. Franco Wong and Xiao-Jun Zhang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley
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Back to Basics: Forecasting the Revenues of Internet Firms

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 May 2000
Brett Trueman, M.H. Franco Wong and Xiao-Jun Zhang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 2,293 (12,330)
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Initial Coin Offerings, Blockchain Technology, and White Paper Disclosures

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 May 2019
Chen Feng, Nan Li, M.H. Franco Wong and Mingyue Zhang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Applied Science, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 1,804 (18,027)
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Initial Coin Offerings, Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Smart Contract, Cryptocurrency, Digital Tokens, White Paper, Disclosures, Securities Regulation

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Foreign Exchange Sensitivity-Analysis Disclosures and Market-Based Risk Measures

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jan 2004
Visarut Sribunnak and M.H. Franco Wong
Chulalongkorn University and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 1,466 (24,765)
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Derivative financial instruments, SEC market risk disclosures, sensitivity analysis, foreign exchange risk, exchange rate exposure, stock return volatility

Employee Stock Options, Equity Valuation, and the Valuation of Option Grants Using a Warrant-Pricing Model

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 May 2004
M.H. Franco Wong and Feng Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Downloads 1,423 (25,475)
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Employee stock options, warrant-pricing model, equity valuation

Employee Stock Options, Equity Valuation, and the Valuation of Option Grants Using a Warrant-Pricing Model

Posted: 31 Mar 2005
M.H. Franco Wong and Feng Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University

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Anomalous Stock Returns Around Internet Firms' Earnings Announcements

JAE Boston Conference June 2001
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Apr 2001
Brett Trueman, M.H. Franco Wong and Xiao-Jun Zhang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 1,155 (34,544)
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Anomalous Stock Returns Around Internet Firms' Earnings Announcements

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 34, Nos. 1-3, pp. 249-271, January 2003
Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Brett Trueman, M.H. Franco Wong and Xiao-Jun Zhang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley

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capital market, internet, stock returns, earnings announcement, price pressure

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Earnings Management and its Pricing Implications: Evidence from Banks' Adjustments to the Valuation Allowance for Deferred Tax Assets Under SFAS 109

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jul 2000
Catherine M. Schrand and M.H. Franco Wong
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Analyst Interest as an Early Indicator of Firm Fundamental Changes and Stock Returns

The Accounting Review: May 2015, Vol. 90, No. 3, pp. 1049-1078.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 May 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Michael J. Jung, M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhang
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management
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analyst interest, firm fundamentals, analyst coverage, institutional ownership, trading volume, stock returns

Analyst Interest as an Early Indicator of Firm Fundamental Changes and Stock Returns

The Accounting Review: May 2015, Vol. 90, No. 3, pp. 1049-1078.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Michael J. Jung, M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhang
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management
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analyst interest, firm fundamentals, analyst coverage, institutional ownership, trading volume, stock returns

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Buy-Side Analysts and Earnings Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, June 2018, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 913-952.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2018
Michael J. Jung, M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhang
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management
Downloads 619 (80,570)
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Buy-side analysts, institutional investors, sell-side analysts, earnings conference calls

Buy-Side Analysts and Earnings Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, June 2018, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 913-952.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 26 May 2018
Michael J. Jung, M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhang
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management
Downloads 141 (379,664)
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Buy-side analysts, institutional investors, sell-side analysts, earnings conference calls

Buy‐Side Analysts and Earnings Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2018
Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Michael J. Jung, M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhang
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management

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Buy-Side Analysts, Institutional Investors, Sell-Side Analysts, Earnings Conference Calls

Accounting Adjustments and the Valuation of Financial Statement Note Information in 10-K Filings

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Gus De Franco, M.H. Franco Wong and Yibin Zhou
Purdue University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Accounting adjustments, financial statement note, 10-K filings, equity analysts, target price estimates

Accounting Adjustments and the Valuation of Financial Statement Note Information in 10-K Filings

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Gus De Franco, M.H. Franco Wong and Yibin Zhou
Purdue University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 272 (207,986)
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Accounting adjustments, financial statement note information, 10-K filings, equity analysts, target price estimates

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CEO Optimism, Analyst Rationality, and Earnings Forecast Bias

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2009
M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Managerial optimism, analyst forecast, rationality

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Within-Firm Information Frictions and the Role of Managerial Reporting Quality in Investment Efficiency

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 4286813
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2024
Philip G. Berger, Feng Li, Lisa Yao Liu and M.H. Franco Wong
University of Chicago - Chookaszian Accounting Research Center, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Columbia Business School and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Managerial reporting, information asymmetry, information uncertainty, Sarbanes-Oxley, internal controls, investment efficiency, segment data.

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Analyst Following Along the Supply Chain

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2014/21/ACC
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2014
Yuyan Guan, M.H. Franco Wong and Yue Zhang
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Lingnan University
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Supply Chain, Information Transfers, Analyst Following, Forecast Revisions, Forecast Accuracy

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Regulations and Brain Drain: Evidence From Wall Street Star Analysts’ Career Choices

Management Science, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper Series Vol. 6, No. 3 Paper No 2018-86
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Sep 2018
Yuyan Guan, Congcong Li, Hai Lu and M.H. Franco Wong
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Duquesne University - A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Analysts, Turnover, Brain Drain, The Global Settlement, Policy and Regulations, Investment Banks

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Analyst Following Along the Supply Chain and Forecast Accuracy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Yuyan Guan, M.H. Franco Wong and Yue Zhang
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Lingnan University
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Supply chain, Information transfers, Analyst following, Forecast revisions, Forecast accuracy

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The Effect of Financial Reporting Quality on Corporate Investment Efficiency: Evidence from the Adoption of SFAS No. 123R

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Yiwei Dou, M.H. Franco Wong and Baohua Xin
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Recognition; Disclosure; Reliability; Financial reporting quality; Corporate investment; Accounting regulation; Employee stock options

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Conflict-of-Interest Reforms and Investment Bank Analysts’ Research Biases

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Aug 2010
Yuyan Guan, Hai Lu and M.H. Franco Wong
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 333 (169,347)
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Analysts, Regulation, Conflict-of-interest, Global Settlement, Investment bank, Analyst bias

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Analysts’ Underreaction to Employee Business Outlooks

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3409397
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jun 2019
Nan Li, M.H. Franco Wong and Frank Zhou
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 307 (184,514)
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employee business outlooks, social media, analyst forecasts, fundamental analysis, underreaction, market anomaly

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Understanding Sentiment Through Context

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 4316229, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2023-160
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 02 Jan 2023
Richard M. Crowley and M.H. Franco Wong
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 231 (245,655)
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Sentiment analysis, context, machine learning, aggregation, lasso regression, text analysis

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Conflict-of-Interest Reforms and Brain Drain in Investment Banks

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Yuyan Guan, Hai Lu and M.H. Franco Wong
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 193 (290,233)
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Securities analysts, Analyst turnover, Brain Drain, Conflict of interest regulations, Global Settlement, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Government policy and regulation, Investment banks

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Estimating Exchange Rate Exposures: Some "Weighty" Issues

NBER Working Paper No. w7497
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2022
Gordon M. Bodnar and M.H. Franco Wong
Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Regulations and Brain Drain: Evidence from Wall Street Star Analysts’ Career Choices - Online Appendix

Management Science, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Yuyan Guan, Congcong Li, Hai Lu and M.H. Franco Wong
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Duquesne University - A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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analysts, turnover, brain drain, the Global Settlement, policy and regulations, investment banks

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Wisdom of Crowds along the Supply Chain: Causal Evidence from Trade Credit

HEC Paris Research Paper No. ACC-2023-1498
Posted: 05 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2024
Jeong-Bon Kim, Albert Mensah, Vicki Wei Tang and M.H. Franco Wong
Simon Fraser University, HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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supply chain, trade credit, information asymmetry, alternative data, social media

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Language and Management Forecasts around the World

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3886553
Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Yuyan Guan, Zheng Wang, M.H. Franco Wong and Xiangang Xin
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, City University of Hong Kong, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and City University of Hong Kong

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Language, linguistic relativity principle, future time reference, management earnings forecasts, foreign institutional ownership, cross-listing

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Employee Stock Options, Eps Dilution, and Stock Repurchases

Posted: 28 Nov 2003
INSEAD, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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earnings dilution, earnings management, earnings-per-share (EPS), employee stock options, stock buybacks, stock repurchases

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Earnings Management Using the Valuation Allowance for Deferred Tax Assets Under SFAS 109

Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Catherine M. Schrand and M.H. Franco Wong
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Earnings management, deferred taxes, discretion, banks

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Estimating Exchange Rate Exposures: Issues in Model Structure

Financial Management, Vol. 32, No. 1, Spring 2003
Posted: 23 Jun 2003
Gordon M. Bodnar and M.H. Franco Wong
Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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The Association between SFAS No. 119 Derivatives Disclosures and the Foreign Exchange Risk Exposure of Manufacturing Firms

Posted: 08 Jan 2001
M.H. Franco Wong
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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SFAS No. 119, Accounting Disclosures, Notional Amount, Fair Value, Foreign Exchange Risk Exposure, Foreign Exchange Derivatives

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The Usefulness of SFAS 119 Derivatives Disclosures for Assessing the Foreign Exchange Risk Exposure of Manufacturing Firms

Posted: 01 Sep 1997
M.H. Franco Wong
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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The Usefulness of Sfas 119 Disclosures About Derivatives Risk: the Case of Foreign Exchange Derivatives

Posted: 09 Sep 1996
M.H. Franco Wong
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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