Effect Of Dividend Policy On The Price Of Ordinary Share Of Selected Quoted Companies In Nigeria:- Emereibe, Esther C.

EMEREIBE ESTHER CHIZOBA | 72 pages (13551 words) | Projects

ABSTRACT

 The study investigated the effect ofdividendpolicy on the marketprice ofshares offirms on the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE). The major objectives ofthe study is to determine the effect of dividend policy on the price of ordinary share of selected quoted companies in Nigeria. To achieve the objectives of the study, expost facto research design was adopted. The researcher adopted secondary data in getting the required information. In testing the hypotheses, regression was used. Data were collectedfrom annual report and accounts ofPZ Cussons, Nigeria Breweries and Nestle Pic. The findings revealed that earnings volume has a significant effect on share price volatility. The findings further revealed that dividend yield, dividend payout ratio and dividend per share has a significant impact on stock price of quoted companies in Nigeria. The researcher recommends that Firms should endavour to retain some profit for the financing and growth of their business. The researcher also recommends that Companies should consider all pertinent issues before issuing dividends. Since the share market is positively responsive to the dividend announcement, companies should always strive to pay divided consistently for their shares to perform well at the stock exchange.

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APA

EMEREIBE, C (2023). Effect Of Dividend Policy On The Price Of Ordinary Share Of Selected Quoted Companies In Nigeria:- Emereibe, Esther C.. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 27, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effect-of-dividend-policy-on-the-price-of-ordinary-share-of-selected-quoted-companies-in-nigeria-emereibe-esther-c-7-2

MLA 8th

CHIZOBA, EMEREIBE. "Effect Of Dividend Policy On The Price Of Ordinary Share Of Selected Quoted Companies In Nigeria:- Emereibe, Esther C." Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 21 Nov. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effect-of-dividend-policy-on-the-price-of-ordinary-share-of-selected-quoted-companies-in-nigeria-emereibe-esther-c-7-2. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

MLA7

CHIZOBA, EMEREIBE. "Effect Of Dividend Policy On The Price Of Ordinary Share Of Selected Quoted Companies In Nigeria:- Emereibe, Esther C.". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 21 Nov. 2023. Web. 27 Feb. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effect-of-dividend-policy-on-the-price-of-ordinary-share-of-selected-quoted-companies-in-nigeria-emereibe-esther-c-7-2 >.

Chicago

CHIZOBA, EMEREIBE. "Effect Of Dividend Policy On The Price Of Ordinary Share Of Selected Quoted Companies In Nigeria:- Emereibe, Esther C." Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 27 Feb. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/effect-of-dividend-policy-on-the-price-of-ordinary-share-of-selected-quoted-companies-in-nigeria-emereibe-esther-c-7-2

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