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This study attempts to investigate financial ratios' predictive power, using the yearly time series data during the period of 2012-2017 for 33 listed manufacturing companies in Colombo Stock Exchange. This study specifically identifies the financial ratios, which are acknowledged as the predictors of stock returns in the share market, to test the stock return predictability. The financial ratios include the ratio of dividend yield, earnings per share, and earnings yield which are most usefuldoi:10.5296/ijafr.v8i4.14137 fatcat:bpws5wxvtjh2nlfpkdn4cjsmyu