1) More specifically, it has been documented that firms reporting large positive earnings changes experience positive abnormal returns over the six months after the earnings announcement, whereas those that report large negative earnings changes experience negative abnormal returns.
What does AR stand for?
AR stands for Abnormal Returns
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The existence of positive abnormal returns surrounded to split announcements is consistent with the signaling hypothesis.
INTRODUCTION A large body of empirical evidence demonstrates that the issuance of new CB's is associated with negative abnormal returns of the underlying shares (1).
THE EVENT STUDY We will use an event study to estimate abnormal returns to the value of a firm's stock attributed to the event considered.
Using data on 109 Indian acquisitions that belong to 59 Indian business groups with 1,345 affiliate firms during 1997-2007 we find evidence of positive spill over of abnormal returns to other group affiliated firms from the announcement decision of one of the group firms.