Investigate and compare two different companies’ strategic financial policy decisions (capital structure /dividend policy) based on the most recent 3 years annual report. Discuss the effect of the companies’ financial indicators on financial strategic decisions. The two companies should be selected from different sectors and countries.
You need to critically interpret the factors that might have an impact on firms’ financial policy (capital structure /dividend policy) and give specific recommendations
Overview of the Lecture
What is an efficient market theory?
What is the foundation of Market Efficiency?
Behavioural vs traditional finance theories
Forms of Market Efficiency
Implications and anomalies of Market efficiency