The determinants of financial distress for multinational companies in retail industry / Nur Lailati Zamri

Zamri, Nur Lailati (2018) The determinants of financial distress for multinational companies in retail industry / Nur Lailati Zamri. Degree thesis, UiTM Cawangan Johor.


Financial distress happens when the firms unable to honour its financial obligations or nuke payment to its creditors. A petition is filed in the court for the same where all the outstanding debts of the firm are measured and paid out if not in full from the firm's assets. Being aware about the factors that may cause financial distress for the firms may help them to be more careful and focus to maintain their financial performance to avoid from being bankrupt. The problem that should be solved is the increase of financial distress among multinational companies. This is a serious problem that may affect the development of economy in worldwide. Most of the companies become bankruptcy because of their failure in financial management and facing financial distress. Financial ratios are very import and cause a big impact to the performance of company. This study uses the collection of data from secondary data. The data obtained from the annual report of the multinational companies and Thomson Reuters. The variables being measured in this study are long term debt to equity ratio as dependent variable to measure the financial distress. Next, return on asset ratio, current ratio, size and earnings growth ratio will be used as the independent variables. The study is expected to find a negative relationship with all the five independent variables with the dependent variable included in this study.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Zamri, Nur Lailati
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Thesis advisor
Abu Bakar, Norsaliza
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Mohamed Yousop, Nur Liyana
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Retail trade
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial management. Business finance. Corporation finance
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance
Keywords: Financial; Retail Industry
Date: December 2018
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