Essays about: "financial performance measures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 essays containing the words financial performance measures.

  1. 1. Beyond the Crisis: A Safe Haven Analysis : Empirical Insights into the Divergence of Gold and Bonds for Portfolio Hedging

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anthony Baugi; Eugene Zhang; [2024]
    Keywords : Gold; Bonds; Safe Haven; Hedging; US Treasury; Volatility; Covid; Portfolio Theory; Asset Dynamics; Fiscal Policy; Monetary Policy; Financial Crisis; Asset Management; Risk Management; Portfolio Risk;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis investigates the relationship concerning traditional safe haven assets, gold and US 10-year treasury bonds during periods of market instability, specifically during the economic concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. It assesses the hedging and safe haven properties of these assets and their dynamic nature throughout two periods of unconventional monetary and fiscal policy measures by the Federal Reserve & US Congress respectively. READ MORE

  2. 2. Implementing an effective ERM program in CellMark

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Cerly Bilemdigan; Linda Farzan; [2023-08-25]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The business landscape is never stagnant and faces obstacles constantly, everything from internal challenges to external challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, which is why managing risks effectively is crucial for business to succeed. This bachelor’s thesis investigates the implementation of an efficient enterprise risk management system and its effect on business performance, and identifies crucial elements that contribute to a successful implementation of ERM. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Tree Huggers to Money Makers: How ESG Scores Boost Corporate Financial Performance in the EU

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    Author : Martin Ekendahl; Philippa Hedström; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : ESG score; financial performance; stakeholder theory; the EU; fixed effects model;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the relationship between Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scores and financial performance as measured by both accounting- and market-based measures; Return on Assets and Tobin's Q. The study takes a particular focus on the European Union (EU), more specifically on companies operating in the region and the union's strong commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and more general efforts towards a more sustainable future. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparison of High ESG Portfolio Performance in Germany and Switzerland

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nino Shakulashvili; Saud Talic; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : ESG; Portfolio Performance; Fama French; Carhart; Risk Factors; Value; Size; Momentum; Germany; Switzerland;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the relationship between stock return performance and sustainability, the latter taking the form of the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework. The paper provides a comparative setting in which stocks of companies headquartered in Germany and Switzerland are examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Profitability During a Sustainability Transformation - A Case Study of a Swedish Petroleum and Biofuel Company

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Michael Crona; Filip Linnér; [2023-02-27]
    Keywords : This report examines the financial profitability of a petroleum and biofuel company during their sustainability transformation. The case company is Preem AB; the largest fuel company in Sweden. The study finds that debt-to-equity ratios tend to increase with investments in more sustainable solutions. This could propose a higher financial risk to the firm. The report also proposes and discuss the use of metrics for CO2- emission that are easier to understand than just the weight of the gas emitted. Preem does not seem to benefit from being part of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System ETS ; since their green investments are focused on reducing emissions in the use phase of their products; not in the production phase; which is what the ETS measures and rewards. The case study is based on an interview with a director at Preem to get an insight to the green investments. Data for financial- and environmental performance are collected from official reports published by Preem.;

    Abstract : This report examines the financial profitability of a petroleum and biofuel company during their sustainability transformation. The case company is Preem AB, the largest fuel company in Sweden. The study finds that debt-to-equity ratios tend to increase with investments in more sustainable solutions. READ MORE