The efficient market hypothesis says that these returns should not be systematically related to the information known in 1990. We have the data of the return of the stock prices from various firms over the four-year period between the end of 1990 and the end of 1994. If the characteristics of a firm reflected the return of the stock, this could help with predicting the stock price in the future.
We hypothesize that the return of the stock are related to debt capital ratio, earnings per share, salary of the CEO, net income, logarithm of net income and salary, and the stock price at the end of 1990 and 1994.
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We are formulating how the CEOs compensation can affect the stock prices …show more content…
Table 2 | Coefficients | t Stat | P-value | Intercept | -31.18 | -0.82 | 0.41 | dkr | 0.25 | 1.29 | 0.20 | eps | 0.06 | 0.78 | 0.43 | logsal | 6.87 | 1.13 | 0.26 | lognet | -2.70 | -0.81 | 0.42 | sp90 | -0.22 | -3.41 | 0.00 | R Square | 0.11 | | |
The third regression data analysis analyzes the change in stock price and how they are related to debt capital ratio, earning per share, logarithms of salary of the CEO and the net income, and stock price in 1994.
Return = -65.662 + .449dkr + .067eps + 9.313log(sal) – 8.624log(netinc) + .707sp9
Table 3 | Coefficients | t Stat | P-value |