EARNINGS MANAGEMENT AT PUBLIC COMPANIES WITH EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PROGRAM (ESOP)

Nikmah, Nikmah (2014) EARNINGS MANAGEMENT AT PUBLIC COMPANIES WITH EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PROGRAM (ESOP). JURNAL OF ECONOMICS, BUSINESS & ACCOUNTANCY. pp. 151-162.

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Abstract

This research investigates the significant differences of discretionary total accrual between ESOP companies and non ESOP ones as listed at Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), and significant differences of stock return before and after implementing ESOP as well as the significant differences ofstock return in every single stage ofESOP. This research was conducted on 11 companies doing the ESOP and other 11 ones without doing the ESOP during 19992004. The test is by means of windows period during three years before the ESOP, in the year of ESOP taking place, and in the three years after the ESOP. The model used for examining earnings management is the modified Jones model. The proxy of earnings management is discretionary total accrual and the measurement of stock price is stock return. This research was analyzed using independent sample t test and paired sample t test. The results showed that the companies as the sample in this research did the earning management increased their income in the period of three to two years before ESOP and increase their income in the period of one year before ESOP and for the following years after the ESOP Yet, there are no significant differences of discretionary total accrual between these two groups. There was not any evidence of significant differences of stock return before and after time of ESOP and neither significant differences of stock return in every stage of ESOP but found that negative stock return occurred after and during three stages of the ESOP

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Economy > Journal
Depositing User: 021 Nanik Rahmawati
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2014 08:52
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2014 08:52
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/6771

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