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Companies'Financial Status And The Business Turnover On Emergent Markets: The Romanian Case

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  • Stefea Petru

    () (West University of Timisoara, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • PANTEA Mioara

    () ("Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad, Faculty of Economic Sciences)

Abstract

The aim of this study is to test for the relevance of some financial ratios as descriptors of companies' financial status in explaining the evolutions of their business turnover. We are considering a data sample of 36 companies quoted on the Romanian capital market for a time span between 2007 and 2010.The predictive capacity of some significant financial ratios for the companies' business turnover is analyzed and a methodology for the evaluation of their financial status based on these ratios is advanced. We found that the predictive capacity of some relevant financial ratios for the dynamic of some quoted companies' turnovers is non-uniform across the two conventional sectors in which we have grouped these companies according to their field of activity. Based on these results, an synthetic indicator of the companies' financial status is constructed at the level of each individual sector and the non-linear correlation between this indicator and the business turnover is tested.

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  • Stefea Petru & PANTEA Mioara, 2013. "Companies'Financial Status And The Business Turnover On Emergent Markets: The Romanian Case," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 683-696, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ora:journl:v:1:y:2013:i:1:p:683-696
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    Keywords

    financial ratios; business turnover; financial status;

    JEL classification:

    • M49 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Other

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