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Factors That Affect Dividend Policies

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  • Ioanaş Corina

    (Academy of Economic Studies Author-Name: Nichita Mirela
    Academy of Economic Studies Author-Name: Gruiescu Mihaela
    Romanian American University)

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    In this article we want to know how much should be paid out by a company to its shareholders in the form of dividends. What is the effect of dividend policy on share price? A financial manager’s dividend policy objectives are to maximize owner wealth while providing adequate financing for the company. A company’s dividend policy depends on many variables: company growth rate, profitability, earnings stability, maintenance of control, degree of financial leverage. Different types of dividend policies include: stable dividend-per-share policy, constant dividend payout ratio, a compromise policy, residual-dividend policy.

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    Article provided by Romanian-American University in its journal Romanian Economic and Business Review.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 83-88

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    Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:4:y:2009:i:2:p:83-88

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    Keywords: dividend policy; predicting stock returns; Gordon Shapiro Model; price volatility; dividend yield;

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