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Dispersion of Financial Analysts' Earnings Forecasts and the (Option Model) Implied Standard Deviaitons of Stock Returns


  • Ajinkya, Bipin B
  • Gift, Michael J


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  • Ajinkya, Bipin B & Gift, Michael J, 1985. "Dispersion of Financial Analysts' Earnings Forecasts and the (Option Model) Implied Standard Deviaitons of Stock Returns," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 40(5), pages 1353-1365, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jfinan:v:40:y:1985:i:5:p:1353-65

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