Essays about: "Dividend announcement"

Found 4 essays containing the words Dividend announcement.

  1. 1. Dividend frequency - The newest addition to Nordic companies' toolbox

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Viktor Jintoft; Erik Lyrvall; [2018]
    Keywords : Dividend frequency; Payout policy; Nordic capital markets;

    Abstract : Most companies listed in the Nordics pay dividends once a year, and the ones who pay more often are likely to have their legal origin in a country outside of the Nordics. However, during the last five years, a total of 32 companies listed in the Nordics have increased their dividend frequency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Share price reaction to dividend announcement; An event study on the Signaling Model from the Stockholm Stock Exchange

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : William Celsing; [2017]
    Keywords : Event study; Dividend announcement; Signaling theory; Efficient Market Hypothesis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study examines the dividend announcement effect on the common stock price by a signaling hypothesis approach on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The event study shows a positive significant cumulative average abnormal return (CAAR) of 1,54 % for positive dividend announcement in the analyst model. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploiting Market Reactions to Dividend Cuts : Contrarian Trading Strategies in a Short Investment Horizon - Evidence from the Swedish Stock Market

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Magnusson Magnusson; N. E. Ludvig Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Contrarian Trading Strategies; Dividend Announcements; Abnormal Returns; Event Study;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the impact of dividend reduction announcements on the returns to stocks listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. We perform an event study on dividend cutting firms between 2002-2016 to determine if contrarian trading on the basis of negative dividend announcement yields abnormal returns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asymmetric Information and Investor Reactions to SEOs: An Empirical Study of the Swedish Stock Market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Alexander Engel; Tom Thambert; [2010]
    Keywords : Seasoned Equity Offering; Asymmetric Information; Growth Opportunities;

    Abstract : We test to see if prior stock return and measures of growth opportunities can explain abnormal returns of firms announcing a seasoned equity offering, as indicated by theories of asymmetric information. Announcing the SEO in connection with an acquisition is found to have a significant positive impact on announcement day returns. READ MORE