Analisis Harga Saham dan Volume Perdagangan Saham Sebelum dan Sesudah Melakukan Stock Split (Studi Empiris pada Perusahaan Go Public Periode 2010-2015)

Fandi Ichwan Sidqi, Bulan Prabawani

Abstract


Capital market activity as one of the potential of the national economy increasingly puts its role
in developing the national economy. Several methods are used by IPOs for shares that investors maintain
their stocks and shares glance that they can remain competitive in the world capital markets, one of
which is to implement a stock split.This study aimed to analyze the effect of the stock split on stock prices
and trading volumes. This type of research is a study that is included in the category event study or the
study of events. Type of sampling using purposive sampling method. The sample in this study were 42
companies that conduct a stock split in the period 2010-2015.The results of this study indicate that there
are significant differences between the stock price and trading volume before and after the stock split.
Stock split is still a policy that affect stock prices and trading volumes. Results were obtained by
analyzing secondary data using the data normality test, different test, and Wilcoxon signed rank
test.Based on this, the researchers suggest though stock split is still a significant effect, but the stock split
did not ensure that the market will react as expected the company, as a result of this study showed that
the activity of the stock split does not guarantee that the average stock trading volume will increase
accordingly with purpose. Therefore, issuers are advised paying attention to other factors in deciding
policies stock split.

Keywords


Stock Prices, Trading Volume Activity, Stock Split

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