Practical analysis for investment professionals

Ahmet C. Kurt, PhD

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Biography

Ahmet C. Kurt, PhD, is an associate professor of accounting at Bentley University. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA degree from the University of Alabama. His research has been published in such journals as the Journal of Accounting and Economics and European Accounting Review and cited in various media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and CFO.com.

Author's Posts
For the Analyst: Peer Benchmarking Methods to Improve Earnings Forecasts

Peer benchmarking is a vexing task for financial analysts but one that is critical for forecasting earnings. This straightforward measure can help find peers for relative performance, compensation, and valuation benchmarking.

Quality Losses Matter More to Investors Than Quality Gains

How does the stock market collectively respond to quality losses versus quality gains?

Don’t Overlook Accounting Comparability

Low accounting comparability can be costly for both firms and managers.

Accelerated Share Repurchases (ASRs): Managing EPS?

Accelerated share repurchases (ASRs) account for a growing proportion of share buybacks. So what are they and how are they used? Ahmet C. Kurt, PhD, explains.



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