Essays about: "market capitalization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 essays containing the words market capitalization.

  1. 1. Industry Classification and The Relationship between Profitability and Competition: A Study of The US Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oleksandr Baranov; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Profitability; Competition; Industry Classification; Manufacturing; Antitrust; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly; Herfindahl-Hirschman Index; Concentration Ratio; Market Share;

    Abstract : This paper examines how the relationship between profitability and competition changes with narrowing industry classification⁠—and what implications that carries for policy makers and future antitrust laws. The sample is comprised of panel data for 1178 US manufacturing firms between 2002 and 2012, covering approximately 26% of the total market capitalization and 19% of all public businesses in the US for 2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. Testing the weak form EMH - An empirical study of the Swedish stock market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Joel Frank; Viktor Öhrström; [2019-07-11]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether the Swedish stock market shows signs of weak form efficiency between January 2012 and January 2019. Weekly data is gathered from the OMXSPI and from three indices of different capitalization segments, namely Large cap, Mid cap and Small cap. READ MORE

  3. 3. Returns to Swedish Acquirers from Public an Private M&As

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    Author : Robin Abrahamsson; Oscar Hammar; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisition; Listing effect; Abnormal returns; Value creation;

    Abstract : This paper examines Swedish listed acquirers’ cumulative abnormal returns surrounding the announcement of acquisitions between the period 1998–2018 of both public and private targets. We find that acquirers earn an average cumulative abnormal return of 0.68% when the target is public and an average cumulative abnormal return of 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intangible Asset Disclosure and Impact on Firm Value - Evidence from Swedish Listed IT Firms

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Johansson; Emily Lewin; [2019-06-18]
    Keywords : Intangible asset disclosure; intangible assets; hidden value; market capitalization; market value; Information Technology firms; Swedish firms; content analysis.;

    Abstract : Background: In this changing economy, firm are gaining larger amounts of intangible assets.Along with these changes there are several challenges, including not only reporting theseintangibles but also measuring them. Many of these intangible assets are treated asexpenditures and are therefore not capitalized. READ MORE

  5. 5. Financial Performance of Firms with Low Respectively High ESG Scores - A study of the US Technology sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Hanna Lindbo; Diana Salim; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : ESG; Technology sector; Risk-adjusted return; Sharpe Ratio;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between financial performance and ESG score over a five-year time period, January 2013 to January 2018, in the US market. To examine this, two small cap portfolios is constructed, one consisting of firms with high ESG scores and one with low ESG scores. READ MORE