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Determinants of stock price volatility in Jordanian industrial firms

Al-Shabbar, Osama Jehad Issa (2020) Determinants of stock price volatility in Jordanian industrial firms. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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The focus of this study is to identify the determinants of stock price volatility for the listed industrial firms in Amman stock exchange over the period 2010-2018. Random effect regression is used to examine both internal and external factors as determinants for stock price volatility. Results of this study indicates that dividend yield, financial leverage and growth in assets have positive significant relationship with the stock price volatility. Meanwhile, dividend payout ratio, inflation rate and firm size negatively significantly influence stock price volatility. Further, gross domestic product and interest rate have no relationship with stock price volatility of Jordanian industrial Firm. The result of this study provides an insight to the financial managers in developing their dividend policies to maximizing the shareholders wealth. Also, the findings were quite significant to investors, policy makers and portfolio managers who are interested in capital market on decision making activities with the perspective of investment risk.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Abdul Wahab, Noor Maimun
Item ID: 10327
Uncontrolled Keywords: stock price volatility, determinants, industrial firms, Amman stock exchange
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2023 04:02
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2023 04:02
Department: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Name: Abdul Wahab, Noor Maimun
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10327

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