Essays about: "share buybacks"

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  1. 1. Does the interest rate environment matter? Evidence from share repurchase announcements

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Jessica Deckert; Signe Karklina; [2020]
    Keywords : Share repurchases; Buybacks; Interest rates; Event study; Cumulative abnormal returns;

    Abstract : This paper investigates how the interest rate environment affects cumulative abnormal returns (CAR) around share repurchase announcements. Even though previous findings regarding this relationship are limited, anecdotal evidence claims that the low interest rate environment is the driver behind the increased amounts of share repurchase programs in recent years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investment Performance, Importance of Cash Levels, and Descriptive Company Statistics for U.S. Buybacks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alfred Kerstis; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : Buybacks; buy-and-hold returns; excess cash;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Doing Good While Being Good : A study of the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and the Swedish Companies Act

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Djäken; [2016]
    Keywords : Aims of the Swedish Companies Act; Swedish Companies Act; SCA; company s interest; company s objects; contemporary CSR; corporate gifts; corporate governance; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR and Swedish corporate governance; de facto value transfers; duty of loyalty; duty of care; duties of the board; duties of the managing director; ESV; enlightened shareholder wealth maximization; executive compensation; fiduciary duties; profit purpose; purpose of the limited company; pluralist purpose; pyramidal ownership structure; value transfer framework; shareholder value model; shareholder primacy model; share buybacks; Swedish corporate governance; Swedish Code on Corporate Governance; ABL; aktiebolags syfte; aktiebolags vinstsyfte; aktiebolags verksamhetsföremål; aktieåterköp; aktieägarmodell; bolagsstyrelsens ansvar; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR och svensk bolagsstyrning; förtäckta värdeöverföringar; företagsgåvor; institutionella ägare; korsägande; pluralistiskt vinstsyfte; pyramidägande; Svensk kod för bolagsstyrning; svensk bolagsstyrning; upplyst aktieägarmodell; verkställande direktörs ansvar; värdeöverföringsreglerna; värdeöverföringar;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the current interrelationship between the provisions contained in the Swedish Company Act (2005:551) and activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pursued by companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm. The focal point of this thesis could be argued to be of particular relevance in this day and age, as companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm continue to perform at the top of the league in global sustainability performance measurements, and Swedish and European legislators have intensified their efforts to encourage businesses to operate in a way that does not incur unacceptable social costs to society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Share Buyback Announcements and their Implications for Risk Management

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Julia Niedermair; [2013]
    Keywords : Cash holdings; Credit risk; Financial crisis; Market liquidity; Share buyback announcements;

    Abstract : This thesis is composed of two separate papers, examining the relationship between share buyback announcements and risk management: "Corporate Cash Holdings, Share Buyback Announcements and their Implications for Risk Management" and "Share Buyback Announcements and Market Liquidity". Share repurchase announcements are often followed by a deterioration of a company's risk profile. READ MORE

  5. 5. Share Repurchases by U.S. Companies : Could They Be Done at More Advantageous Prices for Long-Term Shareholders?

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för ekonomi, kommunikation och IT

    Author : Carl Müller; [2010]
    Keywords : share repurchases; stock buybacks; U.S. companies;

    Abstract : The paper studies share repurchases done by 50 randomly chosen U.S. publicly traded companies between 1996 and 2007 and checks if they could have been done at more advantageous prices for long-term shareholders in the two years following repurchases. READ MORE