Dividend policy measures (dividend yield and payout ratio) have significant impact on the share price volatility dividend policy affects stock price volatility in overall period the size and leverage have positive and significant impact on stock price volatility. Dividend policy is the set of guidelines a company uses to decide how much of its earnings it will pay out to shareholders some evidence suggests that investors are not concerned with a company's. The dividend payout policy has been affected by the culture, economic policies and the regulations of the countries al-malkawi, rafferty and pillai (2010) presented an overview of dividend theories including tax-preference, bird-in-hand, clientele effects, and agency theories. Dividend ie past year dividend has significantly positive impact on dividend payout ratio and so it is an important indicator of dividend policy according to  and , slake is an important determinant of. In pakistan, ownership structure has significant impact upon dividend payout policy where as cash flows have insignificant impact it is finding of a study by afza and mirza (2010).
Instability in the dividend policy of the istanbul stock exchange (ise) corporations: evidence from an emerging market capital ratio and the size of the bank are crucial factors in the determination of banks' dividend payouts behavior in pakistan. When questioned about the attention paid to industry behaviour in the setting of dividend policy in pakistan, 44 per cent of the interviewees provided a measure of support for the view that boards look at the dividends of their competitors when deciding upon their own payout levels.
Abstract this study examines the determinants of dividend policy by lintner (1956) and braittan (1966) and their extended versions to examine their relative significance in the pakistani context. Reforms in pakistan in general and specific to dividend policy are tax sealing on cash dividend, exemption of right and bonus shares from tax, pattern shifting from cash to share dividend and government policy of easing restrictions on transfer of market profits etc. Debt ratio (leverage) and dividend yield are found to be the most influential variables affecting the dividend payout policy of the corporate sector of pakistan but the coefficient and relationship of dr with dividend policy is negative which means that firms are facing the over debt management problem. This study analyzes the sector-wise dividend payment behavior of karachi stock exchange (kse) for the period 2009 through 2013 first, the trend of dividend payment of 5 years with respect to all 32 sectors is assessed through descriptive analysis second, the unit root test for panel data and.
In pakistani service industry: dividend payout ratio as function of some decision makers decide dividend policy this behavior of dividend payout ratio can. The determinants of corporate dividend policy in pakistan 79 design firm policies so as to serve current investors better while attracting new investors. Predictors of dividend behaviour furthermore, firms with higher debt to equity ratio and larger reserves in the current year together with more growth opportunities pay lesser dividends. Explanation is also made that in pakistan dividend policy is standardized for managers rather than supporting shareholders moreover, another research carried out by uwuigbe (2013) on the sample containing 50 firms. To observe dividend behaviour of listed firms in pakistan under monetary policy restrictions and this is the first attempt of its kind in pakistan to the best of my knowledge.
Dividend policy and also influence the degree of dividend smoothing in pakistan since this adverse tax treatment of dividend income is a more serious issue than the developed countries like united states. Studies upon impact of macro variables on firm's dividend policy are very limited and specifically rare in pakistan perspective main purpose of this research paper is to observe impact of. Using the data of sixteen banks the study concludes that earning per share, last year's dividend, capital ratio and the size of the bank are crucial factors in the determination of banks' dividend payouts behavior in pakistan. Factors affecting dividend payout policy of oil and gas sector in pakistan chapter 1 introduction dividend policy is the decision for the firm to pay out earnings verses retaining and reinvesting them - factors affecting dividend payout policy of oil and gas sector in pakistan introduction. Pakistan are more sensitive to current earnings than the prior dividend payments the ownership structure was also found to have a major impact on the dividend payout decision.
(in chapter iv),examined the dividend payout policy and the main indicators that affect the dividend payout policy of listed firms on the karachi stock exchange 100 over the period 2003-2008 and present the interpretation of results. Examining the dividend payment policy of pakistani firms many researchers concluded that during high growth, companies are likely to pay stable dividend. The study is an effort to fiind out the impact of earnings management on dividend payout policy for two coutries that is pakistan and china behavior of.
Dividend behavior of companies listed in kse pakistan payout ratio is used as a proxy of dividend policy, which was calculated by dividend per share with eps. In pakistan, ownership structure has significant impact upon dividend payout policy where as cash flows have insignificant impact it is finding of a study by afza and mirza (2010), upon 100 companies listed at kse. Monetary policy restriction and dividend behaviour of pakistani firms: an empirical analysis, the pakistan development review, pakistan institute of development economics, vol 51(4), pages 683-693.