Using Financial Ratios to Identify Romanian Distressed Companies
AbstractIn the context of the current financial crisis, when more companies are facing bankruptcy or insolvency, the paper aims to find methods to identify distressed firms by using financial ratios. The study will focus on identifying a group of Romanian listed companies, for which financial data for the year 2008 were available. For each company a set of 14 financial indicators was calculated and then used in a principal component analysis, followed by a cluster analysis, a logit model, and a CHAID classification tree.
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Date of creation: 15 Jun 2009
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Publication status: Published, Economy Journal - Series Management (ISSN: 1454-0320), 2009, 12, special issue no. 1, 46-55
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distressed company; financial ratio; cluster; CHAID; logit model;
Other versions of this item:
- ANDREICA Madalina Ecaterina & ANDREICA Mugurel Ionut & ANDREICA Marin, 2009. "Using financial ratios to identify Romanian distressed companies," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 12(1 Special), pages 46-55, July.
- Madalina Ecaterina Andreica & Mugurel Ionut Andreica & Marin Andreica, 2010. "Using Financial Ratios to Identify Romanian Distressed Companies," Papers 1001.1446, arXiv.org.
- G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
- G33 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Bankruptcy; Liquidation
- C40 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - General
- C50 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-05-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-RMG-2010-05-02 (Risk Management)
- NEP-TRA-2010-05-02 (Transition Economics)
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