Beneish M-Score 2y Ago
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The Beneish M-Score is a mathematical model created by Professor Beneish that uses eight financial ratios to identify whether a company may have manipulated its earnings figures for reporting purposes. This is measured on a 2 year historical basis.

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Many companies can increase their reported earnings by booking sales early, delaying expense recognition, capitalising expenses and other tricks of the trade. Most of these tricks aren't illegal, but regular practice can signify a company that may be getting into bad habits.

The M Score predicted such high profile failures as Enron and has even been shown to be useful as a short selling technique.

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The 5 lowest Beneish M-Score Stocks in the Market

Ticker Name Beneish M-Score StockRank
NSI:BALMLAWRIE Balmer Lawrie and -45155.1 73
TYO:3750 Fractale -1435.65 4
NMQ:OTRK Ontrak Inc -1281.04 9
HKG:6808 Sun Art Retail -922.74 60
TYO:9179 Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen Kaisha -585.52 46
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