Long-term incentives often include an element based on "relative total shareholder return" that seems sound in principle, but doesn’t work in…
Even though it can make certain metrics look better, merely letting assets depreciate isn't enough to sustain growth.
Conducting financial analysis on zero and negative NPV investments is as important as doing it on positive NPV investments.
Buyback ROI, a tool first introduced on CFO.com, can be used by executives and investors to determine when buybacks are more likely to be successful.
Performance metrics related to improvement or growth demonstrate the most positive relationships to shareholder return.
To drive shareholder returns in health care, CFOs should stress financial policies that build financial flexibility rather than leverage.
Streamlined investment decision processes clarify the judgments required to make decisions and facilitate enhanced accountability.
The exploding federal debt motivated the Fed’s low interest rate and liquidity policies which, inadvertently, have penalized corporations.
Warren Buffet holds more cash and has less debt at the top of the cycle so he can invest at the bottom. You should too.
Although it's better to beat consensus estimates than not, it's more important to improve earnings over the year-ago period.