Buffett Says Health Venture CEO Pick to Be Disclosed in Weeks
09 June, 2018, 22:14 | Author: Brooke Harris
Companies often hold back spending on technology, hiring and research and development to meet quarterly earnings guidance that may be affected by factors outside the company's control, they wrote.
Dimon said that Schultz "would be a great chief executive or governor or senator or mayor or whatever he wants to do", but added that he's not sure that managing a business makes a person suitable for politics.
Buffett's Berkshire, along with Jamie Dimon'sJPMorgan and Jeff Bezos's Amazon, said in late January that they planned to start a joint venture to improve health care for their workers.
The guidance "often leads to an unhealthy focus on short-term profits at the expense of long-term strategy, growth and sustainability", the two powerful CEOs wrote in a commentary piece in theThe Wall Street Journal.
When the actual earnings results are officially reported, so-called beats - or profit results that top expectations - are often rewarded with a rise in the stock price.
Berkshire Hathaway is one of those firms that does not follow the practice as its leader Warren Buffett believes it sends a "wrong message" and tempt executives to manipulate numbers, according to report.
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Investor Warren Buffett gestures on stage during a conversation with CNBC's Becky Quick, at a national conference sponsored by the Purpose Built Communities group that Buffett supports, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Buffett discussed what philanthropy can do to help fight poverty. "We're just tidying up a couple of things".
So they should stop the forecasting, the two men said.
But McKinsey & Co. found in a 2006 study that quarterly guidance didn't affect valuation multiples and didn't reduce share price volatility. They have said the practice of telling Wall Street what to expect from earnings can distort management's priorities.
Several big companies like AT&T, Coca Cola, Facebook and UPS have stopped issuing quarterly earnings guidance.
Dimon said Thursday that about 20 percent of Business Roundtable members still do quarterly guidance and about 60 percent provide annual targets.
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