IMPACT OF MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE OF AUTOMOBILE ASSEMBLING SECTOR OF PAKISTAN STOCK EXCHANGE

Sufwan Haider, Naveed Anjum, Muhammad Sufyan, Faisal Khan, Arif Ullah

Abstract


The study examines the macroeconomic variables impact on financial performance, using the financial statement of listed companies in Automobile sector of Pakistan stock exchange. The study covered the period from 2007 to 2016. Before applying the GMM model the preliminary test was done. Firm performance is measured with three ratios i.e., return on assets (ROA), return on equity (ROE) and gross profit margin ratio (GPM). The results revealed that the selected macroeconomics variables have the negative relationship with return on equity, return on assets and gross profit margin and the inflation has positive relation with return on equity and negative relation with return on assets (ROA) and gross profit margin (GPM).


Keywords


Macroeconomic Variables; ROA; ROE; GPM; GMM

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.31529/sjms.v4i2.290

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