JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUME 4 NO 2, DECEMBER, 2006
STOCK VALUATION, TRANSLATION EXPOSURE AND CORPORATE
PROFITABILITY OF MULTINATIONALS IN NIGERIA
PRINCE UMOR C. AGUNDU; N.. A. UKPAI; L.C. OBARA
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES, RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA
This study addressed issues relating to stock valuation techniques, translation exposure analysis and their effects on the profitability profile of multinational companies (MNCs) in Nigeria. Based on stratified random sampling approach, 25 MNCs (five each from five sub-sector blocs) were selected for the study. The main tool of data collection was questionnaire, while the responses harnessed were treated using chi-square (X2) statistical method. The analytical results affirmed the relative determinant influences of the focal variables. The recommendations underscored sound professional discretion in the entire process in line with the thrust of total quality management (TQM).
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