Factors influence the dividend policy in Malaysia / Nurul Hamizah Hamdan

Hamdan, Nurul Hamiza (2017) Factors influence the dividend policy in Malaysia / Nurul Hamizah Hamdan. [Student Project] (Submitted)

Abstract

This study investigates the factors influencing dividend policy of companies in Malaysia. The issues of this study is to know of what reallyinfluence the dividend policy in Malaysia. Besides that, the purpose of this researchis to have a clear view on the what really influence the dividend policy and to study the interactionbetween the dependent variable of dividend policy and independent variables of investment opportunities, growth opportunities, leverage , firm size and earnings growth. The data observation data are collected for 215 observations of 43 companieslisted in Bursa Malaysia are collected through Osiris. The data has been analyzed by using Eviews 8.0 to do descriptive, correlation and regression analysis and test on assumption. The findings for the five year period from year 2011 to 2015 indicates earnings per share (EPS) , market-to-book value (MTBV) and price earning (PE) have a positive significant relationship with the dividend policy. While, debt-to-equity (DER) and total assets (TA) have negative insignificant relationship with dividend policy.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Hamdan, Nurul HamizaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance > Dividends. Stock dividends. Dividend reinvestment
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Item ID: 23308
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dividend policy, Malaysia, UiTM Cawangan Johor
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/23308

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