Blog Post Archive

Drowning in adjusted EBITDA!
The number of times that "adjusted EBITDA" pops up in SEC filings has grown dramatically over the past few years.
New title, old salary at Ralph Lauren
Two days after announcing a new CEO, Ralph Lauren filed the 8-K that provided lots of interesting details.
Lithia Motors’ Emperor for Life
Lithia's founder and former CEO inked a pretty sweet transition agreement yesterday -- one that pays him 50% more than before.
Being vice is still the best job in business!
Ten years later, being Vice Chairman is still the best job in business.
And now: the game changer bonus
Reynolds American has come up with our new favorite name for a bonus: the game-changer.
Will Hertz’ former CEO wind up having to clawback?
Hertz blamed its former CEO for creating a pressurized environment at the company that led to overly aggressive accounting.
A very good thing for Martha Stewart!
Investors may be disappointed, but Martha Stewart is doing very well in the deal to sell to Sequential.
A very expensive year for Hertz
Yet another Hertz executive walks away with millions of dollars in severance.
Herbalife v. Ackman: Who’s manipulating whom?
In the 10-Q that it filed yesterday, Herbalife confirmed a DoJ query and accused short seller Bill Ackman of stock manipulation.
Warning signals in Yelp’s 10-K
On March 2, we put out a Pro report based on Yelp's 10K. That report is now available here for free.