publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

Corporate Cash Holdings and Shareholder Risk : Investigating the relationship between corporate cash holdings and the risk of stocks listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

Olausson, Jonas; Löfgren, Christoffer;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Företagsekonomi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Corporate cash holdings is a topic constantly under review, companies hoarding cash are criticized by shareholders who rather have companies using their cash for new investments or dividend payouts. Recent academic research has discovered that levels of cash holding are high in times when risk is deemed to be high and found that levels of corporate cash holdings are substantially higher than they used to, making more coverage and a better understanding of the phenomenon crucial. This thesis is investigating an aspect of the interconnection between corporate cash holdings and shareholders by examining if there is a relationship between the level of corporate cash...
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free text keywords: Corporate Cash Holdings, Stock Risk, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Cash Management
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