Altman Model and Bankruptcy Profile of Islamic Banking Industry: A Comparative Analysis on Financial Performance

Jan, Amin and Marimuthu, Maran (2015) Altman Model and Bankruptcy Profile of Islamic Banking Industry: A Comparative Analysis on Financial Performance. [Citation Index Journal]

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The purpose of this paper is to examine the bankruptcy profile of Islamic banking industry and perform a
comparative analysis of their financial characteristics with regards to bankruptcy. This paper applied Altman
model on top five Islamic banking countries by global Islamic-banking assets with the objective to examine their
bankruptcy profile, while ANOVA Post Hoc Scheffe test is applied to perform a comparative analysis on their
financial characteristics relating to bankruptcy. From the selected sample the Saudi Arabian Islamic banks are
found less bankrupt and moreover, two Saudi Arabian Islamic banks reserved the top two spots in z-score
bankruptcy ranking list. However, Malaysian Islamic banks are found more bankrupt as they entitled the bottom
four positions on z-score bankruptcy profile list. On performance indicators like liquidity, profitability and
insolvency with regards to bankruptcy the Islamic banks from top five Islamic banking countries has a
significant relationship. However, the relationship on productivity with regards to bankruptcy among the top five
Islamic banking countries is found insignificant. The analysis here is viable for drawing the attention of
researchers and practitioners of Islamic banking industry towards the overall deterioration in compound annual
growth rate and the identified bankruptcy rate along with comparative financial performance on bankruptcy.

Item Type: Citation Index Journal
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Departments / MOR / COE: Departments > Management & Humanities
Depositing User: Dr Maran Marimuthu
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2016 01:42
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2016 01:42

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