Discussion Questions?

1. Discuss a possible agency conflict between inside owners/managers and outside shareholders. What could be done to mitigate this issue?

 

2. In 2012, Apple issued its first dividend to common stockholders at $0.38 per share. In your opinion, was the decision to pay cash dividends to their shareholders a good decision? Please explain your reasoning.

 

 

Textbook:

Brigham , E. F., & Ehrhardt, M. C. (2020). Financial management: Theory and practice (16th ed.). Cengage Learning.

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