Essays about: "shares and dividends"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words shares and dividends.

  1. 1. Executive Stock Incentives and Corporate Payout Policy: How do executive stock incentives affect payouts, and can they be used to mitigate the free cash flow problem?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Carl Hedin; Max Thorwalls; [2022]
    Keywords : Executive Stock Incentives; Corporate Payout Policy; Free Cash Flow Problem; S P 1500;

    Abstract : Using data on 849 companies included in the S&P 1500 Index during 2015-2019, this study provides an overview of how executive held shares and stock options affect companies' payout policies. By examining how executive stock incentives relate to the magnitude and composition of payouts, we aim to establish whether such incentives can be utilized to mitigate the free cash flow problem defined by Jensen (1986). READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence of EPS and DPS on share price movements in Nordic tenbaggers

    University essay from

    Author : Jakob Häger; Oscar Karlsson; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Firm performance; Asset pricing; Earnings per share; Dividend per share; Share price; Stocks; Nordics; Tenbaggers;

    Abstract : This study investigates the influence of earnings per share (EPS) and dividend per share (DPS) on the share price movements of tenbaggers in the Nordic region. The term tenbagger was first coined by the famous investor Peter Lynch and it refers to shares that have generated a return of over 900 percent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diversification Attributes of Dutch REITs During Recessions:Return, Standard Deviation and Liquidity Characteristics

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Tom Bergstrom; Patrik Carlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : REITs; Netherlands; Real Estate; Mixed-Asset Portfolio; Liquidity; Performance; Diversification; REITs; Nederländerna; Fastigheter; Investeringsportfölj; Likviditet; Diversifikation;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to determine the performance of Dutch REITs and liquidity aspects during recessions and economic upswings as well as correlation with other asset classes to gain further knowledge in the field ofreal estate investment and asset performance during certain time periods. This is achieved through a quantitative analysis of historical daily returns, standard deviation and transaction volume of shares regarding REITs and other assets that usually pertain to an investor’s portfolio. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Noise Trader Risk Repel Arbitrageurs? Evidence from Chinese A-H Share Premia

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Qing Zhu; Haihui Li; [2020]
    Keywords : noise trader risk; A-H premia; volatility; investor sentiment; limits to arbitrage;

    Abstract : What causes the Chinese A-H share premia puzzle? A-shares enjoy a premium over corresponding H-shares on average by 125%, despite the same rights and dividends. The existing hypotheses such as differential risk, differential demand, liquidity, and asymmetric information cannot successfully account for the great magnitude of inflated A-share prices and are also inconsistent with our sample from 2014-2019. READ MORE

  5. 5. Payout policy in family firms : A study on payout levels and dividend smoothing in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Patrick Bolin; Carl Widerberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Family firms; payouts; dividends; dual-class shares; expropriation; dividend smoothing;

    Abstract : This study investigates payouts in Swedish family firms by focusing on both the level and speed of adjustment of dividends. In addition, the use of dual-class shares in family firms is examined to further identify potential drivers of payout differences between family-controlled companies and non-family firms. READ MORE