The Relationship Between Working Capital Management and Profitablity of Listed Manufacturing Companies in Ghana

Agyemang Badu Ebenezer, Michael Kwame Asiedu

Abstract


This study examines the effect of working capital management on the profitability of companies listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. Secondary data from the Ghana Stock Exchange on manufacturing companies within the Accra metropolis was used to examine whether working capital management influence the profitability of manufacturing companies in the country. The study found out that, the major component of working capital management such as inventory days, account payable and cash conversion cycle have influence on the profitability of manufacturing companies. The study recommended that, manufacturing companies should adopt efficient and effective ways of efficiently managing these components of working capital management.

Keywords


Working capital management; profitability; net operating profit

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18533/ijbsr.v3i2.71

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