Financial Statement Comparability and the Expected Crash Risk of Stock Prices

Document Type: Research Paper


Department of Accounting, Tehran South Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this study is to explain the relationship between the comparability of financial statements as a qualitative financial reporting feature with the expected risk of stock price crash. The statistical population of this research includes all companies admitted to Tehran Stock Exchange. In order to achieve the research goal, 81 companies were selected for the period between 2010 and 2017 as a sample of the study. The research aimed at being an applied research and the research method is in terms of the nature and content of the correlation. The research has been performed in the framework of deductive-deductive reasoning and for analysis of the research hypothesis; statistical analysis of the logistics has been assisted. The results of the research hypothesis test showed a significant and negative relationship between the comparability of financial statements and the expected crash in stock prices.


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