An Analysis of Optimistic and Pessimistic Language in Earnings Press Releases


Seminar Paper, 2011

17 Pages


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Contents

1. INTRODUCTION

2. EARNINGS PRESS RELEASES

3. TEXTUAL ANALYSIS OF OPTIMISTIC AND PESSIMISTIC LANGUAGE
3.1 Data Sample
3.2 Dictionary approach with DICTION 5.0
3.3 Descriptive Evidence
3.4 Correlation between language usage and future firm performance
3.5 Market response to optimistic and pessimistic language

4. A DIFFERENT APPROACH: NAÏVE BAYESIAN LEARNING ALGORITHM

5. SIMILAR STUDIES

6. EXCURSUS: A PROSPECTIVE BUSINESS RATIO
6.1 The Business Ratio
6.2 The Data sample
6.3 The Application of NETOPT ratio
6.4 Flaws of NETOPT ratio

7. CONCLUSIONS

APPENDIX: DECLARATION OF THE ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL VARIABLES

REFERENCES AND READING LIST

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Title
An Analysis of Optimistic and Pessimistic Language in Earnings Press Releases
College
University of Freiburg  (Chair of Information Systems Research)
Author
Year
2011
Pages
17
Catalog Number
V180864
ISBN (eBook)
9783656039280
ISBN (Book)
9783656040446
File size
526 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Optimistic Language, tone, Earnings Press Releases, Pessimistic Language, DICTION, textual analysis, Bayesian, future firm performance, financial performance, Information Content, Financial Markets
Quote paper
cand. rer. pol. Marius Rombach (Author), 2011, An Analysis of Optimistic and Pessimistic Language in Earnings Press Releases, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/180864

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