Ownership Structure and Commercial Banks Performance: An Empirical Study from Emerging Markets

Authors

  • Mohammad Salem Oudat
  • Basel J.A. Ali
  • Abdulqawi Hezabr
  • Mohammed Qeshta

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47059/revistageintec.v11i2.1788

Abstract

The current study seeks to investigate the relationship between ownership structure concentrations and commercial banks financial performance in one of emerging market (Bahrain). The current study employed panel regression analysis from 2015-2019 estimate the relationships between dependent and independent variables. The findings revealed that there is a positive impact of family, government and institutional ownership on financial performance measured by return on equity. Meanwhile, there is negative impact of family and institutional ownership on financial performance measured by earnings per share and a positive relationship with government ownership. The findings confirmed that the corporate governance implementation and a good ownership structure play a vital role in firm’s financial performance through reducing the agency cost. However, the current study suggests for future researches to examine other dependent and independent variables with extension the study duration and tackles other uncovered sectors in this study.

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2021-06-04

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