We study the impact of dividend yields and payout ratios on stock prices using an econometric model that also includes control variables such as debt leverage rates, earnings per share, total assets and asset growth. Relevant data for Pakistani companies are compiled from a variety of sources for the period 2001-2014. Econometric results show that dividend yields are negatively correlated and dividend payout ratios positively correlated with stock prices.
Dividend policy, Market price, Dividend yield, Dividend payout
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Iqbal, S., Abbas, F., & Aziz, B. (2016). Impact of dividend policy on stock prices: Evidence from Pakistan. Business Review, 11(2), 68-76. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/businessreview/vol11/iss2/6
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