• Nhan Nai
    The Modigliani-Miller Theorem The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Anne P. Villamil, University of Illinois The Modigliani-Miller Theorem is a cornerstone of modern corporate finance. At its heart, the theorem is an irrelevance proposition: The Modigliani-Miller Theorem provides conditions under...
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  • Business Finance
    the Revolution Forty years ago, the Modigliani-Miller propositions started a new era in corporate finance. How does M&M hold up today? Dun Gifford Jr., CFO Magazine July 01, 1998   I have a simple explanation [for the first Modigliani-Miller proposition]. It's after the ball game, and the pizza...
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  • Brealey. Myers. Allen
    Firms can pay out cash to their shareholders in the following ways: (I) Dividends (II) Share repurchases (III) Interest payments A) I only B) II only C) III only D) I and II only Answer: D Type: Easy Page: 415 2. Dividends are decided by: (I) The managers of a firm (II) The government (III) The board...
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  • Dividend Policy
    Dividend policy Dividend policy is concerned with taking a decision regarding paying cash dividend in the present or paying an increased dividend at a later stage. The firm could also pay in the form of stock dividends which unlike cash dividends do not provide liquidity to the investors, however, it...
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  • wweqwe
    Definition The ModiglianiMiller theorem states that, in the absence of taxes, bankruptcy costs, and asymmetric information, and in an efficient market, a company’s value is unaffected by how it is financed, regardless of whether the company’s capital consists of equities or debt, or a combination...
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  • Theory of Corporate Finance
    inconsistencies and was almost totally prescriptive, that is, normatively oriented. The major concerns of the field were optimal investment, financing, and dividend policies, but little consideration was given to the effect on these policies of individual incentives, or to the nature of equilibrium in financial...
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  • Dividends and Shareholder Value
    Does Dividend Policy Enhance Shareholder Value? by Keisuke Nitta Financial Research Group nitta@nli-research.co.jp We approach dividend policy from the perspective of an interactive game between corporate managers and shareholders. While dividend policy in Japan has been extensively discussed in...
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  • Finance
    A firm's capital structure is then the composition or 'structure' of its liabilities. b) Modigliani-Miller Capital Structure Theory The Modigliani-Miller theorem, proposed by Franco Modigliani and Merton Miller, forms the basis for modern thinking on capital structure, though it is generally viewed...
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  • Dividend Policy Irrelevance
    The Modigliani-Miller Propositions After Thirty Years Merton H. Miller The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 2, No. 4. (Autumn, 1988), pp. 99-120. Stable URL: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0895-3309%28198823%292%3A4%3C99%3ATMPATY%3E2.0.CO%3B2-V The Journal of Economic Perspectives is currently...
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  • dividend
    Dividend policy is concerned with financial policies regarding paying cash dividend in the present or paying an increased dividend at a later stage. Whether to issue dividends, and what amount, is determined mainly on the basis of the company's unappropriated profit (excess cash) and influenced by the...
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  • Dividend Policy
    [EvergreenEnergy – International Interdisciplinary Journal, New York, March 2009] Signalling Power of Dividend on Firms’ Future Profits A Literature Review by PURMESSUR Rajshree Deeptee * BSc (Hons) Banking & International Finance (Email: deepteepurmessur@yahoo.com) The University of Nottingham...
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  • Paper Presentation on Dividend Policy
    Paper Presentation on Dividend Theory (a theoretical review) 9 Presented by: |ABDULMUMIN, Biliqees Ayoola |UIL/PG2012/105873 | |ADEJARE, Rukayat Bukola ...
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  • Theory of Capital Structure
    theoretical propositions. Miller (1988) I. Introduction The paper introduces the reader to two main theories of capital structure, which is the static trade-off theory, and the pecking-order theory. Underlying these theories are the assumptions of the irrelevance theorem of Miller and Modigliani. Since...
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  • research
    variation of debt ratios across firms range from the irrelevance of capital structure, proposed by Modigliani and Miller (1958), to a host of relevance theories. If leverage can increase a firm’s value in the MM tax model (Modigliani and Miller 1963; Miller 1977), firms have to trade off between the costs...
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  • capital structure
    OF CAPITAL STRUCTURE ............................................................................................................... 2 1.2.1 Modigliani-Miller Theory....................................................................................................................... 2 1.2.2 Trade-Off...
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  • Modigliani-Miller Theorem
    Chapter 1: The Modigliani-Miller Propositions, Taxes and Bankruptcy Costs Corporate Finance - MSc in Finance (BGSE) Albert Banal-Estañol Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE January 2010 Albert Banal-Estañol (UPF and BGSE) Chapter 1 10/01 1 / 36 Corporate Finance - MSc in...
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  • Divident Irrelevance and the Clieniele Effect
    Dividend irrelevance and the clientele effect By Franco Azzopardi, MSc student University of Leicester, 2004 Page 1 of 19 Contents Page Introduction Background Types of dividend and policies Shareholders’ wealth Dividends as a Residual Arguments for dividend irrelevance Arguments for Dividend...
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  • Two Agency Cost Explanations of Dividend Policy
    The economic literature about dividends usually assumes that managers are perfect agents of investors, and it seeks to determine why these agents pay dividends. Other literature about the firm assumes that managers are imperfect agents and inquires how managers’ interests may be aligned with shareholders’...
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  • Finance
    investment projects. Modigliani and Miller’s proposition 1 states that the value of a firm’s equity does not change regardless of the level of debt in its capital structure. In an efficient market, it is always possible for some investors to earn abnormal returns. A pure residual dividend policy sets the...
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  • Capital Structure-Myers
    Economic Perspectives-Volume 15, Number 2-Spring 2001-Pages 81-1 02 Capital Structure Stewart C. Myers he study of capital structure attempts to explain the mix of securities and financing sources used by corporations to finance real investment. Most of the research on capital structure has focused...
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