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Title: Market values, earnings' yields and stock returns. Evidence from Singapore
Authors: Wong, K.A. 
Lye, M.S.
Issue Date: 1990
Source: Wong, K.A.,Lye, M.S. (1990). Market values, earnings' yields and stock returns. Evidence from Singapore. Journal of Banking and Finance 14 (2-3) : 311-326. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Results of U.S. studies about the relation between stock returns and the effects of firm size and earnings to price ratio (E/P) are not consistent. Basu (1983) argues that E/P dominates size, while others conclude that size dominates E/P. This paper attempts to provide evidence on these two effects with a sample of data, 1975-1985 from the Stock Exchange of Singapore. We find that stock returns are significantly related to both size and E/P. But, the size effect appears to be of secondary importance when compared with E/P effect. © 1990.
Source Title: Journal of Banking and Finance
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/45210
ISSN: 03784266
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