The Effect of Stock Split Announcements on Abnormal Returns and Trading Volume Activity

Case Study of Companies Listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) in 2021-2022

  • Muna Mardhiyah Universitas Pancasila
  • Chaerani Nisa Universitas Pancasila
  • Erwin Permana Univeristas Pancasila
DOI: https://doi.org/10.35814/jimp.v4i1.6347
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Abstract

This research aims to find out the reaction of the Indonesia’s capital market to stock splits, concerning on the abnormal return and the trading volume activity as the research variables. The study population includes all publicly traded companies that have underwent stock split. The research sample is obtained through the purposive sampling techniques, comprising the publicly traded companies who underwent stock splits from 2021 to 2022. The research employs an event study method with the event window since five days before the stock split (t-5), on the event day or t0, and up to five days after the stock split (t+5), covering a total of 11 trading days. The Wilcoxon Signed Rank test is used for testing the hypothesis. The research indicates there is  a significant decrease in abnormal return after the announcement of the stock split. However, there is no significant difference in the trading volume activity following this event.

Published
2024-03-22
How to Cite
Mardhiyah, M., Nisa, C., & Permana, E. (2024). The Effect of Stock Split Announcements on Abnormal Returns and Trading Volume Activity. JIMP : Jurnal Ilmiah Manajemen Pancasila, 4(1), 32-47. https://doi.org/10.35814/jimp.v4i1.6347
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