Essays about: "firm size"

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  1. 1. CEO Compensation and Company Performance - Evidence From Sweden

    University essay from

    Author : Isak Djudja; Hugo Hammar; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : CEO Compensation; Agency Theory; Compensation Plan; Variable Pay;

    Abstract : Compensation to CEOs has increased dramatically over the past decades. This increase over time raises the question of its justifiability. The direct costs of CEO compensation shall be considered in light of the value added by reduced agency costs that originate from the principal agent relationship between CEOs and shareholders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Determinants of Bidders' Abnormal Returns in Technology Mergers and Acquisitions

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    Author : Filip Dahlfors; Stefan Padjen; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : Event Study; Technology Industry; Mergers and Acquisitions; Shareholder Value;

    Abstract : We study 314 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) of European and American technologyfirms between 2004 and 2018. Using the standard event study methodology,this paper analyzes the abnormal returns of bidders in the event window around theM&A announcement date to investigate whether or not technology M&As createvalue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accuracy of Analysts' Earnings Estimates

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    Author : Joakim Nilsson; Philip Svensson; [2019-07-05]
    Keywords : Financial Forecasting; Analyst Accuracy; Consensus Estimates;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates consensus and individual analyst firm accuracy in forecasts of earnings per share (EPS) for U.S. stocks in 2009–2018. Moreover, we investigate if the analysts’ forecasting predictiveness is affected by the size of the company which is observed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Ownership Concentration on M&A Stock Market Performance: A Study of Acquiring Swedish Public Companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Gustav Borg; Gustav Zimmerman; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Ownership concentration; dual-class shares; corporate governance; mergers and acquisitions; agency cost;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance of Asset Pricing Models in the Nordic Stock Markets

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonas Olsson; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE