Hellenic Open University Conferences, International Conference on Business & Economics of the Hellenic Open University 2017

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The role of leverage to profitability at a time of economic crisis
Panagiotis Vassilios Papadeas, Evangelia Kossieri

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Date: 2017-04-22 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Last modified: 2017-04-11


This article examines the intangible assets, total assets, equity, sales and net profits of Société Anonyme (S.A.) corporations listed on the Athens Stock Exchange throughout the period 2008-2015.

The authors are attempting to compare the leverage and the effectiveness of these corporations to their profitability at a time of economic crisis.

Statistical analysis was performed and the results indicate that there is correlation between the parameters that were examined.


Economic crisis; Leverage; Effectiveness; Profitability

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