Determinants of dividend performance of financial sector in Malaysia / Ahmad Aiman Muslim Ab Rahim and Mohammad Afizi Ezwan Jasni

Ab Rahim, Ahmad Aiman Muslim and Jasni, Mohammad Afizi Ezwan (2019) Determinants of dividend performance of financial sector in Malaysia / Ahmad Aiman Muslim Ab Rahim and Mohammad Afizi Ezwan Jasni. Student Project. Faculty of Business and Management, Bandaraya Melaka. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study was conducted to identify the determinants of dividend performance of financial sector in Malaysia. The objective of this study is to identify the relationship between risk (BETA), cash flow (CF), debt (DER), investment (INV) and dividend (DPR). The secondary data were collected from Thomson Reuters DataStream and using quarterly starting from first quarter 2005 until fourth quarter 2017. The dependent variable is the dividend payout ratio which represents dividend performance. The independent variables were risk (BETA), cash flow (CF), debt (DER), and investment (INV). Using time series analysis, the finding shows that cash flow has positive relationship while risk (BETA), debt (DER) and investment (INV) has negative relationship with dividend performance. The result revealed that risk (BETA), cash flow (CF), debt (DER), and investment (INV) have significant effect towards dividend policy of financial sector in Malaysia. The findings from this study are useful to the board of directors and management team of companies in deciding an appropriate dividend policy for the company. The results are also useful to shareholders in making investment decisions.

Item Type: Monograph (Student Project)
Creators:
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Ab Rahim, Ahmad Aiman MuslimUNSPECIFIED
Jasni, Mohammad Afizi EzwanUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > General works. Financial institutions
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance > Dividends. Stock dividends. Dividend reinvestment
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance > Dividends. Stock dividends. Dividend reinvestment > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management (M)
Item ID: 23401
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dividend performance; Financial sector; Malaysia
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2019 08:01
Depositing User: Perpustakaan UiTM Cawangan Melaka UiTM Cawangan Melaka
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/23401

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