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Factors Affecting the Financial Performance of Jordanian Insurance Companies Listed at Amman Stock Exchange

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Author(s): Amal Yassin Almajali | Sameer Ahmed Alamro | Yahya Zakarea Al-Soub

Journal: Journal of Management Research
ISSN 1941-899X

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 266;
Date: 2012;
Original page

ABSTRACT
This study aimed at investigating the factors that mostly affect financial performance of Jordanian Insurance Companies. The study population consisted of all insurance companies' enlisted at Amman stock Exchange during the period (2002-2007) which count (25) insurance company. The data collected was analysed by using a number of basic statistical techniques such as T-test and Multiple- regression. The results showed that the following variables (Leverage, liquidity, Size, Management competence index) have a positive statistical effect on the financial performance of Jordanian Insurance Companies. The researcher recommended that a high consideration of increasing the company assets will lead to a good financial performance and there is a significant need to have highly qualified employees in the top managerial staff. 
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