Managerial Finance


Accounting and Finance

Table Of Contents: Volume 32 Issue 6

Optimisation of FTSE 100 tracker funds

B. Rafaely, J.A. Bennell

Tracker funds offer an attractive balance between risk and return, by providing the profit of the index, with the reduced risk associated with the broad market cover. An…

Dividend smoothing vs dividend signalling: evidence from UK firms

John Goddard, David G. McMillan, John O.S. Wilson

We test for the validity of the smoothing and signalling hypotheses of dividend determination.

Macroeconomic risk and the Fama‐French three‐factor model

Angela J. Black

This paper aims to examine the relationship between the conditional variance of the factors from the Fama–French three‐factor model and macroeconomic risk, where…

Payment history, past returns and the performance of UK zero dividend stocks

Ian D. McManus, Owain ap Gwilym, Stephen H. Thomas

A growing strand of literature has focused on the returns performance of zero dividend stocks. This paper seeks to provide new evidence on the link between dividend…

A temporal analysis of non‐executive director appointments to UK firms: 1990‐2000

Philip A. Hamill, Pat McGregor, Symaralah Rasaratnam

While existing UK studies conduct a cross‐sectional analysis, this paper seeks to argue that the ratio of Executive Directors to non‐executive director (NED) on the boards…



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