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Reminiscing stock splits announcement: A Malaysian case


Ghazali, Zahiruddin and Md. Taib, Fauziah and Othman, Noraini (2014) Reminiscing stock splits announcement: A Malaysian case. International Journal of Business, Economics and Management, 1 (7). pp. 136-145. ISSN 2312-5772

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Abstract

This study attempts to understands and verify the effects of stock splits on the abnormal returns of announcing companies share prices using Market Adjusted Returns (MAR) Model.Test findings reveal splits announcements in Malaysia result in positive but insignificant abnormal returns. Additional OLS test was carry out to examine the relationship between companies’ cumulative abnormal returns (CAAR) and prior dividend yield (PDY). Result from uni-variate regression analysis shows there is minimal but significant positive relationship between CAAR and PDY.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stock-splits, Event studies, Malaysia.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Dr. Zahiruddin Ghazali
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2015 01:55
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 00:44
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15407

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