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A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares

A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares SUMMER 1984 A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares John Arnold and Peter Moizer Introduction paper. Such an analysis is, however, contained in an associated paper (Moizer and Arnold, 1984). Surprisingly little evidence exists about the ap- Because of the important role played by in- praisal methods used by UK investment analysts. vestment analysts in the capital market it is of In this paper we report the results of interview and interest to investigate the procedures they follow in questionnaire surveys undertaken between I978 making recommendations and decisions concern- and 1981. The surveys were designed to provide ing the purchase and sale of ordinary shares. information about the methods used by UK in- Information concerning the behaviour of in- vestment analysts to appraise investments in the vestment analysts may also be important input to ordinary shares of companies. The paper is divided the decision processes of accounting policy makers into seven sections. The first provides a brief who have to weigh the competing claims and description of our motivation for studying the interests of those affected by the content of ac- behaviour of investment analysts and for our counting reports http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Accounting and Business Research Taylor & Francis

A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares

Accounting and Business Research , Volume 14 (55): 13 – Jun 1, 1984

A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares

Accounting and Business Research , Volume 14 (55): 13 – Jun 1, 1984

Abstract

SUMMER 1984 A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares John Arnold and Peter Moizer Introduction paper. Such an analysis is, however, contained in an associated paper (Moizer and Arnold, 1984). Surprisingly little evidence exists about the ap- Because of the important role played by in- praisal methods used by UK investment analysts. vestment analysts in the capital market it is of In this paper we report the results of interview and interest to investigate the procedures they follow in questionnaire surveys undertaken between I978 making recommendations and decisions concern- and 1981. The surveys were designed to provide ing the purchase and sale of ordinary shares. information about the methods used by UK in- Information concerning the behaviour of in- vestment analysts to appraise investments in the vestment analysts may also be important input to ordinary shares of companies. The paper is divided the decision processes of accounting policy makers into seven sections. The first provides a brief who have to weigh the competing claims and description of our motivation for studying the interests of those affected by the content of ac- behaviour of investment analysts and for our counting reports

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Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
2159-4260
eISSN
0001-4788
DOI
10.1080/00014788.1984.9729209
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Abstract

SUMMER 1984 A Survey of the Methods Used by UK Investment Analysts to Appraise Investments in Ordinary Shares John Arnold and Peter Moizer Introduction paper. Such an analysis is, however, contained in an associated paper (Moizer and Arnold, 1984). Surprisingly little evidence exists about the ap- Because of the important role played by in- praisal methods used by UK investment analysts. vestment analysts in the capital market it is of In this paper we report the results of interview and interest to investigate the procedures they follow in questionnaire surveys undertaken between I978 making recommendations and decisions concern- and 1981. The surveys were designed to provide ing the purchase and sale of ordinary shares. information about the methods used by UK in- Information concerning the behaviour of in- vestment analysts to appraise investments in the vestment analysts may also be important input to ordinary shares of companies. The paper is divided the decision processes of accounting policy makers into seven sections. The first provides a brief who have to weigh the competing claims and description of our motivation for studying the interests of those affected by the content of ac- behaviour of investment analysts and for our counting reports

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Accounting and Business ResearchTaylor & Francis

Published: Jun 1, 1984

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