Behavior and preferences of German shareholders (in German)
The study provides the results of asurvey among morethan 400,000 retail investors of Deutsche Post DHL. Answers to the following questions are given: What sources of information do retail investors use? Do they preferdividends or increases of share prices? Do they exercise their voting rightsat the general meeting? Since thesurvey, ajoint project of theRuhr-University Bochum, Deutsche Post DHL, Deutscher Investor Relations Verband (DIRK) and Deutsches Aktieninstitut, has already been performedfor the third time, it allows conclusionstochanges in the behaviorover time. The study also includes a survey among institutional investorswith nearly similar questions. Therefore, differences in the behavior of retail and institutionalinvestors can be shown.