Stock Market Reaction towards Quarter Results Announcement: Empirical Evidence from Malaysia
This research about stock market reaction towards quarter results announcement. The objective of the study is to
investigate the effect of quarter results announcement on stock price movement. This paper used a panel data from the year
2012 to 2017 for growth and defensive industries. The data were analyzed using panel ordinary least square method (PLOS)
techniques. As a result, the findings show that RE, NP, EPS, and NTA are significantly affect stock price for growth and
defensive industries while that DIV is significant for growth industries and insignificantly for defensive industries. It is found
that, quarter results announcement has mixed results on company share price in Malaysia market.
Index Terms - KLCI Index, Stock Market, Stock Price, Quarter Result Announcement