Do Agricultural Commodity Firm Stock Price and Agricultural Commodity Price Move Together?

The researh aims at explaining stock performance of processing companies in function of commodity performance on commodity markets. The results show that stock prices of food companies do not significantly depend on agricultural market prices. So, risks of agricultural market price volatility cannot be hedged using food firm stocks, whose markets are more liquid. Objective The objective is to explain stock performance of processing companies in function of commodity performance on commodity markets. If results are robust, onet could be able to hedge commodity price fluctuations in using stocks whose markets are a lot more liquid. The paper is organized as flows. First, it roots the the research in theoretical foundations. Second, the methodology is presented. Third, results are shown and analyzed. Fourth, conclusion is drawn.


Editor(s):
Schiefer, Gerhard
Rickert, Ursula
Issue Date:
2014-10
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 2194-511X (Other)
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/199388
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/199388
Page range:
429-438
Total Pages:
10




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