Performance Using Sales Growth and Profitability Ratios: Study on Malaysia Manufacturing Sector
This research study explored on the financial performance of Malaysia manufacturing sector by using the secondary data which obtained through Osiris Database. It contains the financial information on globally listed public companies, including banks and insurance firms, major non-listed companies around the world. Although there were 418 manufacturing companies among the listed companies, but only 71 manufacturing companies had the same number of variables were chosen to be analyzed. They were computed within five consecutive years from 2009 to 2013. The results found that the mean value of sales increased from 2009 to 2011 but declined after 2011; the mean value of profitability ratios fluctuated from years to years. Although the impacts included the economy downturn remained worsening, inflation and higher exchange rate, yet Malaysia enable to maintain the high medium-income economy and its competitive advantage.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship, University of Technical Malaysia Melaka, 75450 Melaka, Malaysia
Publication date: July 1, 2018
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