Event study


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Event study

A statistical study that examines how the release of information affects prices at a particular time.

Event Study

A study to determine what effect the release of information or its timing has on a security's price. Most analysts believe that information should be released in portions so that the market can price out good or bad information and reduce volatility. However, followers of the efficient markets hypothesis argue that doing that is unnecessary because information is reflected in the security's price immediately. Event studies help shed light on which school, if either, is correct; as with anything, there is the potential for bias within the study itself.
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More specifically, using the event study methodology developed by Campbell, Lo, and MacKinlay (1997) and MacKinlay (1997), we will examine the stock price reactions of listed companies in polluting industries to the upgrading of the SEPA to the MEP in 2008.
(2017) carried out an event study analysis to investigate the abnormal stock returns following the Brexit referendum.
* Chen Lin, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Randall Morck, University of Alberta, Edmonton; Bernard Yeung, National University of Singapore; and Xiaofeng Zhao, Lingnan University, "Anti-Corruption Reforms and Shareholder Valuations: Event Study Evidence from China"
To investigate this issue in this event study political and terrorist events are considered as the external information.
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Morningstar used two approaches in its analysis: a Fama-MacBeth regression to measure the relationship between the rating and performance of related funds and an event study framework to measure the performance of a given rating over different time (event) horizons, ranging from one month to 60 months.
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In the event study methodology, we only need to look in for returns as this study assumes that all other factors are reflected in stock price changes due to efficient market hypothesis and this is what makes event study methodology extremely popular with the researchers.
With this goal in mind, we analyze the target, bidder and combined bank cumulative abnormal returns (CARs) utilizing standard event study methodology.
First, we use an event study methodology to examine stock returns, which isolates the effect of a catastrophe from other factors that may impact the insurance market.
Rosa (2012) used an event study to examine the surprise component of LSAP announcements.
The methodology builds on the setup put forward by Calin (2015) and relies on an event study approach (3).