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Does NYSE Listing Affect Firm Visibility?

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  • H. Kent Baker
  • Gary E. Powell
  • Daniel G. Weaver

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Corporate managers often cite improved firm visibility as a motive for listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). We use three proxies to test this motive: the number of analysts following a firm, the number of institutional shareholders, and the number of shares held by institutions. We compare visibility changes over successive six-month periods for a sample of firms that listed on the NYSE and find that the changes in the post-listing period are less than the changes for the two pre-listing periods. Further tests suggest that increased visibility for a firm is primarily associated with changes in market capitalization, not with listing itself.

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Article provided by Financial Management Association in its journal Financial Management.

Volume (Year): 28 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (Summer)
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Handle: RePEc:fma:fmanag:baker99

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