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A Technique Money-Making CIOs Can Use to Improve a Specific Quarter's Earnings Result

Published: 03 June 2014

ID: G00264089

Analyst(s): Ken McGee, Michael Smith


We establish how a CIO's ability to favorably affect a publicly traded company's quarterly earnings per share result is more achievable than most may think.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Findings
    • Finding No. 1 — The Power of 3%, 2% or Even 1%
    • Finding No. 2 — EPS and Stock Price
    • Finding No. 3 — Missed EPS and Lost Market Value
  • Recommended Actions

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