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Case
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Reference no. 119-0082-1
Authors: Kumar Ramchandani (L. J. Institute of Management Studies); Kinjal Jethwani (L. J. Institute of Management Studies)
Originally published in: 2019
Revision date: 08-Oct-2019
Length: 17 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

The case study 'Tata Consultancy Services: The Dividend Policy' deals with dividend policy of the largest Information Technology Company of India i.e. TCS. Most of investors perceive dividend payment as a positive signal which exhibits the financial health of a company, sometimes creating demand for the stock in secondary market and pushing the price upward. This case discusses payout methods adopted by a firm, and also throw light on various dividend models (theories) available in financial literature. The case takes financial data of TCS to understand the various dividend models (theories).

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2014-2019.

Geographical setting

Country:
India

Featured company

Tata Consultancy Services
Employees:
10000+
Turnover:
USD 20.4
Type:
Public company
Industry:
Information technology (IT), Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES)
Other keywords:
Fastest growing brand of the decade in IT services globally; Top 3 brands in the IT sector; USD100 billion company; Among top 50 US companies for Diversity

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Abstract

The case study 'Tata Consultancy Services: The Dividend Policy' deals with dividend policy of the largest Information Technology Company of India i.e. TCS. Most of investors perceive dividend payment as a positive signal which exhibits the financial health of a company, sometimes creating demand for the stock in secondary market and pushing the price upward. This case discusses payout methods adopted by a firm, and also throw light on various dividend models (theories) available in financial literature. The case takes financial data of TCS to understand the various dividend models (theories).

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Settings

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2014-2019.

Geographical setting

Country:
India

Featured company

Tata Consultancy Services
Employees:
10000+
Turnover:
USD 20.4
Type:
Public company
Industry:
Information technology (IT), Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES)
Other keywords:
Fastest growing brand of the decade in IT services globally; Top 3 brands in the IT sector; USD100 billion company; Among top 50 US companies for Diversity

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