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Table 3 Hypotheses of our study

From: About relationship between business text patterns and financial performance in corporate data

No. Hypotheses
1 Category 7370 containing Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. is better than category 7373 containing Yahoo in revenue performance.
2 (2–1) Companies with low revenue performance tend to write a shorter “Risk Factors” item section, to skip over risks.
(2–2) Companies with high revenue performance tend to write a shorter “Risk Factors” item section because they think there are fewer risks in their business.
3 (3–1) In item “Risk Factors”, a positive/negative tone correlates with sales performance
(3–2) Using the positive/negative text analysis results in the “Risk Factors” item section, we can group companies by sales performance.
4 The occurrence patterns of words in “Risk Factors” are correlated with sales performance.
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