TITLE

Plea on Guidance Seeks Emphasis On Longer Term

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Paul
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
American Banker;6/20/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 118, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the Aspen Institute, an banking advocacy group, encouraged companies to de-emphasize financial indicators, such as guidance on earnings per share, in favor of increasing discussion of long-term strategies. The suggestion was a priority in a wide-ranging list of objectives put forth by the group, which bills itself as a coalition of business executives, institutional investors, union leaders, lawyers, and accountants.
ACCESSION #
25502321

 

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