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Fire Your Stock Analyst!: Analyzing Stocks On Your Own, Second Edition by Harry Domash

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Appendix C. Earnings Reports and Conference Calls

The SEC requires corporations to file quarterly reports within 45 days of each quarter’s end and within 90 days of the fiscal year end. However, most companies issue a press release reporting their last quarter’s earnings within a few weeks of the quarter’s end. So the press release data may be all that you have to go on for some time.

Companies usually conduct an analysts’ conference call within hours of the earnings release. Anyone can listen in on the conference call live or listen to a recording (via an Internet browser) for at least a month after the call. You can usually access the live call or the recording from the investors’ section of the company’s website.

All calls follow the same ...

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