Earnings and Stock Prices: Old and New Evidence with Professor Ray Ball

Finance Roundtable

February 18, 2016: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Professor Ball will share the latest thinking about earnings and stock prices.


Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Professor Ball will incorporate his knowledge of international accounting and finance, market efficiency and investment strategies to share the latest thinking about earnings and stock prices.

Professor Ball won the 1968 American Accounting Association's inaugural award for "An Empirical Evaluation of Accounting Income Numbers".  This article revolutionized the understanding of corporate disclosure on share prices, and of earnings releases in particular. This article is credited with laying the foundation for much of modern accounting literature.

Ball's"Anomalies in Relationships between Securities' Yields and Yield surrogates" is the first academic reference to systematic anomalies in the theory of efficient markets.



$7 before 02/18/2016
$10 at the door

*As a reminder, registration will close at 12 pm on 02/18/2016. You may register at the door the night of the event.


Register Online

Deadline: 2/17/2016

Speaker Profiles

Professor Ray Ball (Speaker) '72
Sidney Davidson Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Chicago Booth

Professor Ball received an MBA, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago Booth.

Ball was elected into the Accounting Hall of Fame in 2009.

In 2012 Ray Ball was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Accounting Association.

He is a Bulls fan, and enjoys reading, wine, clocks, and cooking


John Salvino, '06