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

alhassan, ali faya (2015) Corporate Governance, Firm Attributes and Financial Performance of Saudi Listed Banks. Corporate Governance, Firm Attributes and Financial Performance of Saudi Listed Banks, 5 (3). pp. 282-295. ISSN 1838-3955 (Print), ISSN: 1839-1176 (Online)

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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 > Accounting
Depositing User: Dr ALI ALHASSAN
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2017 22:44
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2017 22:44
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/346

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