Essays about: "Firm level factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 134 essays containing the words Firm level factors.

  1. 1. A comparison of sin- and ethical stocks’ performance on the Swedish equity market: with focus on the impact of liquidity, institutional ownership, firm age and equity on the difference in excess returns between sin- and ethical stocks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Henrik Leimalm; Ludwig Olofsson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : Sin stocks; ESG stocks; Sweden; OMXSPI; stakeholder theory; shareholder theory; efficient market hypothesis; excess return; CAPM; liquidity; institutional ownership; firm age; book value of equity;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Planning and Performance in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Multiple Case Study in the German Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Shabrina Adani; Philipp Konnerth; [2019]
    Keywords : Small and medium enterprises SMEs ; formal strategic planning; unstructured planning; performance; environment; product; entrepreneurs and management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research aims to improve the understanding of the relationships between formal and informal strategic planning in reference to performance among SMEs. A qualitative case study was chosen as the approach for this thesis. The data was collected by conducting ten interviews with ten different manufacturing SMEs in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Aftermarket Performance of Swedish Initial Public Offerings : A study about short- and long-term performance and underpricing of Initial Public Offerings on the Swedish stock markets

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Mathias Åkesson; Erik Fäldt; [2019]
    Keywords : IPO; Underpricing; BHAR; aftermarket performance;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the performance of IPO firms in the Swedish markets during their first three years of trading to investigate what effects different factors have on the short- and long-term performance. The level of underpricing on Swedish IPOs are also investigated to detect any abnormalities from previous studies on larger markets in the US and Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Board Gender Diversity and Firm performance: How do Educational Levels and Board Gender Quotas affect this Relationship? Evidence from Europe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Inga Merit Schmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : board gender diversity; firm performance; board of directors; educational background; board gender quotas;

    Abstract : The majority of previous research in the field of board diversity was dedicated to the direct link between board gender diversity and firm performance. Grounded in Agency- and Resource dependence theory, this thesis expands on this research and examines the main relationship including the influence of two additional factors: educational level of female directors and mandatory board gender quotas. READ MORE

  5. 5. In search for the reputational investment factor

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Birger Myrberg; David Dreja; [2019]
    Keywords : Factor investing; Smart beta investing; Corporate reputation; Performance forecast; Risk-adjusted returns;

    Abstract : This paper looks at corporate reputation and its effect on future firm performance using the Reputation Quotient (RQ) produced by Harris Interactive Inc. as proxy for reputation. READ MORE