Orphan versus non-orphan IPOs: the difference analyst coverage makes
AbstractThis paper addresses the question of the importance of analyst coverage for the long-run returns of IPO firms over the period from 1991 to 2010. In US IPOs, during the one- to five-year horizon, we find a significant long-run abnormal performance by orphans (IPOs without analyst coverage) compared to non-orphans (IPOs with analyst coverage.Further analysis reveals that this outperformance by non-orphans stems from high analyst coverage. Our results are robust after accounting for venture capital backing, underwriting syndicates, underpricing, institutional investor ownership, or operating performance variables.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 41584.
Date of creation: 20 Sep 2012
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IPOs; analyst coverage; long-run performance;
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- Boissin, Romain, 2012. "Orphan versus non-orphan IPOs: the difference analyst coverage makes," MPRA Paper 41542, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
- G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
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- NEP-ALL-2012-10-06 (All new papers)
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