Dividend policy is the policy of a corporation that decide how much will be distributed to its shareholders in the form of dividends from its earnings, or how much will be kept for a further investment opportunity. When dividend decision made by the board of directors...
EFFECT OF DIVIDEND PAYMENT ON STOCK PRICES CASE STUDY OF NAIROBI STOCK EXCHANGE 20 SHARE INDEX
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The Modigliani–Miller theorem (of Franco Modigliani, Merton Miller) forms the basis for modern thinking on capital structure. The basic theorem states that, under a certain market price process (the classical random walk), in th...
IMPACT OF DIVIDEND POLICY ON COMPANIES’ PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM PUBLIC LISTED COMPANIES IN MALAYSIA
Dividend policy is the regulations and guidelines that a company uses to decide to make dividend payments to shareholders. Dividends are payments made to stockholders fr...
Examine the relationship between dividend policy and stock price volatility
There are controversies in both the dividend relevance oand irrelevance arguments.
Miller and Modigliami (1961): the value of the firm is unaffected by the distribution of dividend, the f...
ILLUSTRATION OF THE THREE DIVIDEND POLICY THEORIES
Figure 13A-1 illustrates the three alternative dividend policy theories: (1) Miller and Modigliani’s dividend irrelevance theory, (2) Gordon and Lintner’s bird-in-thehand theory,...
The study also examines the influence of liquidity, leverage, profitability, growth, and ownership structure, and market capitalization on the dividend rate. The study reveals that as per dividend irrelevance theory dividend policy has no influence on value of the firm for the reason of h...
The optimal dividend policy of a firm depends on investor’s desire for capital gains as
opposed to income, their willingness to forgo dividend now for future returns, and their
perception of the risk associated with postponement of returns.
However any normative approach to divide...
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,...
The dividend Decision is one of the core elements of modern corporate financial management. A reasonable dividend Decision will help the company in the capital markets and establish a good corporate image for the company's long-term development and create favorable conditions for the liste...
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Mullins Jr., David W.
The impact of initiating dividend payments on shareholder wealth
1. According to miller and modiglina (1961) divided policy should not affect shareholders’ wealth.
2. As Miller and Scholes (1978) subsequently...
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1.1 Introduction to Dividends
1.2 A Short History of Dividend Policy
1.3 Dividend Policy
1.4 Economic Rationale to Dividends
1.5 Dividend P...
Corporations earn profits – they do not distribute all of it. Part of profit is ploughed back or held back as retained earnings. Part of the profit gets distributed to the shareholders. The part that is distributed is the dividend. The ratio of the actual distributi...
Once a company makes a profit, they must decide on what to do with those profits. They could continue to retain the profits within the company, or they could pay out the profits to the owners of the firm in the form of divi...
(Relevant to Paper II – PBE Management accounting and finance)
Simon S P Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bank distributed a $6.30 dividend per share in 2008. If you purchased shares in Hang Seng Bank at $87 per share, the company’s dividend yield wa...
( DIVIDEND POLICIES )
Financial Dividend Policy
Expected cash dividends are the key return variable from which owners and investors determine share value. They represent a source of cash flow to stockholders and provide information about the firm’s...
The dividend irrelevance theory is a concept that is based on the premise that the dividend policy of a given company should not be considered particularly important by investors. Further, the terms of that dividend policy should not have any bearing on the price of the shares of stock issued by tha...
THE EFFECT OF DIVIDEND POLICY ON THE MARKET PRICE OF SHARES IN NIGERIA: CASE STUDY OF FIFTEEN QUOTED COMPANIES
Dr. J. J. Adefila Department of Accountancy, University of Maiduguri, Dr. J. A. Oladipo and J.O Adeoti, Both of the Department of Business Administration, University of Ilorin ABST...
There is proven evidence that depicts the importance manager’s place upon their company’s dividend payout policies. In their eyes it is seen as imperative that a consistent level of dividend per share is maintained to prevent inadvertent suggestions of reduced performance. Due to the need to...