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Gör kritiken någon skillnad?: En studie om filmlanseringars finansiella påverkan
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Purpose: To examine the relationship between a new movie release and the stock value of the movie producers in america, and seek a connection between movie criticts and the stock price with an attempt to find similar patterns with swedish movies and their financial performance.

Theoretical Framework: Based on theories of effcient and ineffcient markets, behavioural finance and previous research in the field.

Method: The study has a quantitative and a deductive approach. An event study method is used to examine five large movie studios in the USA, and the Swedish film producers are examined through the number of paying customers.

Results: The results are shown i charts to explain the abnormal rate of return (AR) and the relationship between movie release and the AR. Furthermore, the movie critique is also represented charts. Both for the american and the swedish movies.

Conclusion: The results show that an overall negative rate of return of -0,24 % occurs at the time of a movie release. A connection between stock price and movie release has been encountered. Positive film critique generates positive AR.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 46 p.
Keyword [en]
Movie Business, USA, Sweden, Abnormal Rate of Return, Event Study, Efficient market hypothesis, Behavioural Finance, NYSE, Nasdaq
Keyword [sv]
Filmbranschen, USA, Sverige, Abnormal avkastning, Eventstudie, Effektiva marknadshypotesen, Behavioural Finance, NYSE, Nasdaq
National Category
Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-30413OAI: diva2:940380
Subject / course
Business Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2016-06-21 Created: 2016-06-20 Last updated: 2016-06-21Bibliographically approved

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