Lintner's observations

Definition:

John Lintner's work (1956) suggests that dividend policy is related both a target level, and to the speed of adjustment of change in dividends.

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Return on sales

A measurement of operational efficiency equalingnet pre-tax profits divided by net sales expressed as a percentage.

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