Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE.

  1. 1. Do Dividend Yields Affect a Stock Price's Volatility? : Does the Miller & Modigliani Theroem apply to the Euronext and London Stock Exchange?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Joe Hoffmann; Nicholas Marriott; [2019]
    Keywords : Dividend Yield; Stock Price Volatility; Bird in Hand Theory; BIHH; Miller Modigliani; MM Theorem; LSE; Euronext; FTSE; Euronext-100;

    Abstract : Background: Investors around the globe have debated, for more than 40 years, about whether the dividend yield has an influence on a stock’s price or not. There are different theories supporting both sides. These theories, however, often simplify the real world and therefore may not apply fully. READ MORE

  2. 2. What determines CEO compensation in retail banks? : A comparative study in Sweden and the UK following the financial crisis

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Didrik Peterzén; Anja Davidsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; CEO compensation; Financial Crisis; Retail banks.;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Following the financial crisis in 2008, a debate concerning excessive compensation of CEOs in retail banks arose. Previous studies have examined the association between CEO compensation and different factors namely, firm performance, board characteristics and firm size. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diversity In Performance Reporting. Empirical Evidence From The London Stock Exchange Concerning The Classification Of Interest Components Within The Income Statement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Joakim Hjälte; Alexander Larin; [2018-07-27]
    Keywords : Adjusted performance measures; EBIT; Performance reporting;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Mind the Gap: A characterisation of UK corporate sustainability through reporting by FTSE 100 listed companies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Joshua Newton; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; corporate governance; corporate social responsibility; UK; FTSE 100; scoring model; content analysis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As a de facto leader in corporate governance and sustainability reporting (SR), this study provides a thorough and comprehensive characterisation of SR among the UK’s leading companies. A content analysis was undertaken of key corporate communications across a sample of 66 constituents listed on the London/ Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 index. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysts' Expectations and Stock Returns on the London Stock Exchange

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Philip Gustafsson; David Berg; [2018]
    Keywords : Analysts expectations; Efficient Markets; Representativeness Heuristics;

    Abstract : This study examines the anomaly between stock returns and analysts' forecasts, with reference to previous findings in the US market. We replicate La Porta's (1996) study, where he finds that betting against analysts' forecasts tends to be a good strategy, as the stocks that analysts are most optimistic about earn poor returns relative to the stocks that analysts are most pessimistic about. READ MORE