Determinants and Motivators of Dividend Policy: A Study of Cement Industry of Pakistan
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Abstract: Dividend is one of the most debatable topics for the researchers. Many researchers explore the factors of dividend policy. The aim of the study is to find out the factors that motivate the dividend policy among the cement industry. For the purpose data of eight firms was collected from Karachi Stock exchange and State bank of Pakistan. SPSS 17 was used to analyze the data and it was found that PE ratio, EPS growth and sale growth are positively associated with the dividend payout while profitability and debt to equity were found to have negative association with dividend payout.
Key words: Dividend policies; Determinants of dividend; Dividend payout; Cement industry;