What Caused SEC Investigation for Healthcare Services Group, Inc.?

On March 4, 2019, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. [HCSG] disclosed that the company will delay its 2018 annual report because the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is conducting a formal investigation into earnings per share (EPS) calculation practices. The investigation … Continue reading

Reasons for an Amended 10-K: 2018

Form 10-K, an annual report filed by US-based public registrants, is the most comprehensive source of information regarding a company’s financials and its underlying business. These reports are thoroughly scrutinized by investors and other users, which explains why they need … Continue reading

How to Predict Which Acquisitions Will Fail and Generate Negative Stock Returns

Summary of Key Findings It can be difficult to predict which acquisitions are going to fail An academic article using Audit Analytics’ data identified statistically significant negative abnormal returns of 12% for a subset of acquisitions that were excluded from … Continue reading

Five Years of Restatements Following Internal Investigation for MiMedx Group, Inc.

On June 7, 2018, MiMedx Group, Inc. [MDXG], a biopharmaceutical company, announced that the Company is going to restate previously filed financial statements for years 2012 through 2016, and the first three quarters of 2017. A financial restatement of this … Continue reading

Predicting Material Weakness

Audit Analytics has released a white paper, Predicting Material Weakness, which discusses how certain company events and disclosures—such as late filings, auditor changes, or CEO / CFO departures—can be used to predict the probability that the company will also have … Continue reading