15. Stock Repurchases: Theory and Evidence, Part 2

  1. H. Kent Baker
  1. Jim Hsieh1 and
  2. Qinghai Wang2

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258408.ch15

Dividends and Dividend Policy

Dividends and Dividend Policy

How to Cite

Baker, H. K. (2009) Stock Repurchases: Theory and Evidence, Part 2, in Dividends and Dividend Policy, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258408.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Associate Professor of Finance, George Mason University

  2. 2

    Associate Professor of Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470455807

Online ISBN: 9781118258408

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Keywords:

  • capital structure;
  • repurchase decision;
  • takeover deterrence;
  • repurchasing equity;
  • free cash flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Motives for Share Repurchase

  • Empirical Results

  • Cash Dividends versus Stock Repurchases

  • Conclusions

  • About the Authors