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Rörelsekapital och lönsamhet: Finns det ett samband?
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
Södertörn University, School of Social Sciences.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Working capital and profitability : Is there a relationship? (English)
Abstract [sv]

Syfte: Syftet med denna studie är att undersöka sambandet mellan rörelsekapital och   lönsamhet för företag i olika storleksklasser på svenska maskintillverkande företag.

Metod: Studien baseras på en kvantitativ metod för att undersöka rörelsekapitalets samband med lönsamheten. Datan som användes i studien hämtades från retriever business och uträkningarna gjordes i Microsoft Office Excel. Variablerna storlek på företag, utvecklingsfas och rörelsekapitalspolicy användes för att kategorisera datan i flertalet tester.

Teori: Studiens rörelsekapitalsmått var kassacykeln och lönsamhetsmåttet var bruttovinstmarginalen.

Resultat: Studiens resultat visade att det inte fanns något samband mellan rörelsekapital och lönsamhet i 13 av de 24 undersökningarna.

Slutsats: Studiens slutsats är att sambandet mellan rörelsekapital och lönsamhet skiljer sig åt hos företag i olika storleksklasser på svenska maskintillverkande företag.

Abstract [en]

Objective: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between working capital and profitability for companies of different sizes on Swedish machine manufacturing companies.

Method: The study is based on a quantitative method to examine the working capital relationship with profitability. The data used in the study was obtained from retriever business and the calculations were performed in Microsoft Office Excel. The variables size of business, development phase and working capital policy were used to categorize the data in several tests.

Theory: The study's working capital measure was the cash conversion cycle and the profitability measure was the gross profit margin.

Results: The study's results was that there is no relationship between working capital and profitability in 13 of the 24 examinations.

Conclusion: The study concluded that the relationship between working capital and profitability differ among companies of different sizes in Swedish machine manufacturing companies.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 54 p.
Keyword [en]
Working capital, gross profit margin, cash conversion cycle, working capital policy, development phase, size of business
Keyword [sv]
Rörelsekapital, bruttovinstmarginalen, kassacykeln, rörelsekapitalspolicy, utvecklingsfas, storlek på företag
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-27798OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-27798DiVA: diva2:823710
Subject / course
Business Studies
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2015-06-18 Created: 2015-06-18 Last updated: 2015-06-18Bibliographically approved

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