The effect of dividend policy on market return in Malaysia / Sharifah Hazimah Syed Hamzah

Syed Hamzah, Sharifah Hazimah (2015) The effect of dividend policy on market return in Malaysia / Sharifah Hazimah Syed Hamzah. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu.


Dividend is such a big issue to concern since one of the company’s source of income is from their investors. So, firms should give a good insight about the company’s performance to the investors. Based on what researcher have been read, researcher found that dividend policy have a relation to determine the increase or decrease the maiket return of a company. Due to this, different models have been analyzed and developed to help firm evaluate and analyze the perfect dividend policy that give beneficial to all situations. In other words, investors prefer a firms that pay regular dividends to their shareholder in order to gain higher profit and automatically it increase the share price of a company. Therefore, this research was conduct to determine wether or not there have a relationship between dividend policy and market return by using debt-equity ratio, price earning ratio, firm size and dividend payout ratio as independent variables and market return as dependent variable and to examine the most independent variables that influence dependent variable


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Syed Hamzah, Sharifah Hazimah
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Mohamad, Zuraida
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance > Dividends. Stock dividends. Dividend reinvestment
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu > Dungun Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor Of Business Administration (Hons) Finance
Keywords: Market Return, Dividend Policy, Debt-Equity Ratio, Price-Earning Ratio, Firm Size and Dividend Payout Ratio
Date: 2015
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