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E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics

E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics Vol. 3 (5) pp. 173-178, May 2012; © E3 Journals; ISSN 2141-7482

Empirical study on financial risk factors: Capital structure, operation ability, profitability, and solvency ——evidence from listed companies in China

Gang Fu1 * , Weilan Fu1 , Dan Liu1
1 College of Economics and Management, Sichuan Agricultural University 211 Huiming Road, Wenjian District, Chendu City, Sichuan 611130, China
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Accepted 20 April 2012


This study analyzes financial risk factors of China’s Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), employing Alexander Bathory model for the currently available data on the small and medium enterprise board in Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Financial risk is measured by the Alexander Bathory model. The financial risk was found to be significant and negative correlation with the current ratio, net profit margin, net asset ratio, fixed assets ratio, and to weakly relate with fixed asset turnover, total asset turnover, while there are no significant correlation between financial risk and debt structure, inventory turnover, accounts receivable turnover.

Keywords: Financial risk; Capital structure.

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