Corporate Governance, Firm Attributes and Financial Performance of Saudi Listed Banks

Alhassan, Ali and Bajaher, Mohammed and Alshehri, Amer (2015) Corporate Governance, Firm Attributes and Financial Performance of Saudi Listed Banks. World Review of Business Research, 5 (3). pp. 282-295. ISSN 1839-1176

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Abstract

The aim of the current study is to examine the determinants of financial performance by Saudi listed banks. In fact, three corporate governance namely, board size, board composition, and board meeting and two firm variables namely firm size and leverage were used in the present study. The population for this study defined as listed banks in Saudi exchange market during the period of 2007-2012. There were 11 banks listed in Saudi exchange market. After excluding one bank that has incomplete data, the total sample of study becomes 10 banks with 60 observations.The results of multiple linear regressions indicated that the only variable is significantly associated with the financial performance is firm size. Other variable were not related to the financial performance measured by ROA in the Saudi environment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Accounting
Divisions: College of Administrative and Financial Sciences - Abha > Administrative Sciences
Depositing User: Mohammed Bajaher
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 09:42
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 09:42
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/243

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