Stock Market Reactions to Dividend Announcements: Empirical Evidence From the Singapore Stock Market

Shailender Singh, Pooja Jain, Voon Chen Wei

Abstract


The present study investigates the 50 randomly selected companies from Singapore Stock Exchange to assess the impact of the dividend initiation announcement and omission announcement on the share prices of the companies under study. The study has analyzed the impact of dividend initiations announcement on the size of firms by dividing the firms into small and big categories. Further, the relationship between changes in dividend and company’s future earnings is also analyzed. The study finds that the dividend initiation announcement’s impact on the share prices of Singapore companies is trivial and uncertain.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijafr.v8i2.12949

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