Brett Trueman

Professor Emeritus of Accounting; Lee and Seymour Graff Endowed Professorship


Brett Trueman’s research interests include: the performance of security analysts’ stock recommendations; the impact of earnings forecasts and earnings announcements on stock returns; earnings and expectations management; financial statement analysis; information disclosures; shareholder litigation; the behavior of individual investors; and investor sentiment. Trueman authored a financial accounting primer, a self-guided, interactive online course designed for incoming MBA students. He has also served as an expert witness on cases related to the quality of security analysts’ research reports and the valuation of high-tech companies.

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A man dressed in pink dress shirt and tie pointing at himself in the mirror Research Brief / Finance

“How’re Sales, Roger?” “Good Question, Roger!”

When CEO and analyst share a first name, earnings estimates are sharper

A person looking a computer screen with stock ticker Research Brief / Stock Returns

A Tool for Finding Mispriced Stocks

Less sophisticated investors reveal their sentiment in certain trades, and a 20-year study measures it company by company