A study on the determinants of dividend payout ratio of Malaysian listed companies in oil and gas, consumer goods, and plantation sector / Zainal Amirul Aizad Zainal Arifen and Nur Zawani Yusof

Zainal Arifen, Zainal Amirul Aizad and Yusof, Nur Zawani (2016) A study on the determinants of dividend payout ratio of Malaysian listed companies in oil and gas, consumer goods, and plantation sector / Zainal Amirul Aizad Zainal Arifen and Nur Zawani Yusof. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to find out the determinants of dividend payout ratio of companies listed in Bursa Malaysia from three different sectors which are consumer goods, oil and gas, and plantation sector. Dividends per share, leverage, and profit are the independent variables used for this study while the dependent variable is dividend payout ratio. There are three companies selected for every sector and the data spans from the year 2001 until 2015. Secondary Panel Data is applied for this study. Panel Regression Random Effect Model is employed to analyse the relationship between independent variables and dependent variable. It is found that dividend per share is positively correlated with the dividend payout ratio while leverage and profit are negatively related with dividend payout ratio respectively.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Zainal Arifen, Zainal Amirul Aizad2013193679
Yusof, Nur Zawani2014237592
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance > Dividends. Stock dividends. Dividend reinvestment
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Profits. Corporate profits
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial leverage
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Investment, capital formation, speculation > Stock exchanges. Insider trading in securities > Malaysia > Kuala Lumpur. KLSE
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance (BA242)
Item ID: 27054
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dividend payout ratio; Dividend per share; Profit; Leverage; Bursa Malaysia; Listed companies
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/27054

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