Analysis on Reasons Why Companies Pay Dividends
- 10.2991/msie-19.2020.4How to use a DOI?
- Agency theory, Signaling theory, Dividend
This paper analyzes the reasons why corporations pay dividend. With the conduct of sample analysis, several opinions are proposed in the paper. Many researchers have put forward important theories, such as agency theory and signaling theory to explain the rationale behind dividend payment. Moreover, Apple’s stock performance and its dividend payout are analyzed to give a deeper insight into the existing theories. Lastly, this paper also provides advice on how to improve dividend policy. Further research will be made in the future
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TY - CONF AU - Jiacheng Li PY - 2020/01 DA - 2020/01 TI - Analysis on Reasons Why Companies Pay Dividends BT - Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Management Science and Industrial Economy (MSIE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 19 EP - 22 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/msie-19.2020.4 DO - 10.2991/msie-19.2020.4 ID - Li2020/01 ER -