IMPACT OF OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND DIVIDEND ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM KSE-100 INDEX
This study aims to objectively investigate the effects of dividend and ownership structure on company’s profitability. In order to determine how foreign ownership, family ownership, institutional ownership, and dividend payout affect company’s performance in Pakistan, this study employs approach of panel-regression. The information was gathered via a secondary technique, from the Pakistan Stock Exchange and yearly reports of businesses, and was being used for 74 companies for Six years. According to the study's findings, foreign ownership, family ownership, institutional ownership, and dividend payout, all have a statistically significant effect on a company's success. The results show that information asymmetries are essential for understanding of how dividend distribution patterns and business performances are related. This study is unique as it considers both the ownership structure and the dividend in order to determine how they affect a company's profitability. By assessing the ownership structure and looking at its effects on firm performance and moreover by looking at dividend payout effect on performance, this research will help businesses and investors in making decisions that will increase profitability and returns respectively.
Keywords: Foreign ownership, Institutional ownership, Family ownership, Dividend payout, Firm performance
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