Essays about: "Share repurchases"

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  1. 1. Corporate payout policy: a study on multinationality and legal origin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : K.G. Hop; [2019]
    Keywords : Payout; multinationality; legal origin; dividend; share repurchases; agency;

    Abstract : This paper investigates determinants of payout levels and payout composition in multinational corporations and domestic corporations and how payout differs between the two, as well as the effect of a country’s legal tradition on payout, on a worldwide sample. My main findings are that multinational corporations’ total payout is slightly lower than domestic corporations’ payout when taking into account a country’s legal tradition affects. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Influence of Corporate Governance Quality and Growth Opportunities on Firms’ Payout Policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rob te Velde; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Payout Policy; Dividend; Share Repurchases; Protection Rights.;

    Abstract : This paper examines the effect of corporate governance quality on firms’ payout policy. We analyze a global sample of 3,904 firms (25,773 firm-year observations) over the period 2002-2016. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Accretive Share Repurchases and Equity Vesting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ludvig Kapanen; Oliver Ström; [2018]
    Keywords : Short-Termism; CEO Incentives; Share Repurchases; Regression Discontinuity; Managerial Myopia;

    Abstract : We investigate the connection between the discontinuous probability of making accretive repurchases around the zero EPS surprise threshold and the sensitivity of upcoming CEO equity compensation value to the underlying stock price. Our study is performed using data from S&P 1,500 companies between 2006-2015. Following Almeida et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why would firms choose dividends over share repurchases?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Jansson; Chonnikarn Janesiripanich; [2018]
    Keywords : Dividend; Share repurchase; Firm value; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between the two different payout policies, dividends and share repurchases, and firm value in the Swedish market. We aim to clarify how the lack of difference in taxation of dividends and capital gains in Sweden affects investors’ preferences for different payout policies and whether a certain payout policy incentivizes investor to pay extra for a firm that applies this policy. READ MORE