The impact of working capital policy on risk management in the companies listed in Tehran Stock Exchange

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    Thursday, 15 September 2016
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.21511/ppm.14(3-si).2016.09
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    Volume 14 2016, Issue #3 (spec. issue), pp. 364-371
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Today, the management of resources and current expenditures, working capital management is to maximize shareholder wealth as part of the task of financial management is particularly important. Administrators can choose different strategies affect the company’s liquidity. I.e., in current assets can be conservative or aggressive strategy to secure and in current liabilities can be either conservative or aggressive strategy selected. Risk management is the process that tries the risk of providing investors with regard to their expected returns and put it in the right direction. It should also be noted that risk and return are two integral part of the decision making and risks should always be considered with regard to efficiency. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of working capital policy on risk management companies. This study is based on analysis of literature and analytical Ali panel data (panel data) is. In this study, the financial data of 110 companies listed in Tehran Stock Exchange during the period 2007 to 2012 were reviewed (660 firm – years). To analyze the results of the study program 20 Spss, 7 Eviews and 16 Minitab is used. The results confirm the hypotheses associated with the sub 1-1, 2-1, 3-1 and 4-1, respectively, show that Among the four criteria of profitability and working capital policy, return on assets, return on equity, return on investment and Tobin’s q and there is a direct relationship. The results confirm the hypotheses associated with sub 1.2 and 2.2, respectively, indicating that the between policy and operational risk and financial risk, working capital and an inverse relationship exists.

Keywords: policy, working capital, return on assets, return on equity, Tobin’s q, return on investment, operational risk, financial risk, and panel data.
JEL Classification: G30, G32

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