Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Conference on Education, Management, Arts, Economics and Social Science (ICEMAESS 2018)

Empirical Research on the Impact of Free Cash Flow on Operating Performance of Listed Companies

Authors
Yi Qu, Bingbing Jia, Jianrui Zhang
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Yi Qu
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icemaess-18.2018.84How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Free cash flow, Business performance, Listed companies, Multiple linear regression
Abstract

Free cash flow can not only assess the past now ability, enterprise can also be built into the evaluation system of the future development of ability, relative profits and cash flow indicators, reflect the business performance of the free cash flow is more comprehensive and effective. Therefore, it is of great significance and value for all stakeholders to study the effect of free cash flow on business performance. In 2794 listed companies in China in 2016 financial data as sample, using multivariate regression method for the empirical analysis, finally draw the conclusion: free cash flow and enterprise management performance has significant positive correlation; The expansion of enterprise scale has a positive effect on business performance, but debt will reduce business performance. The increase of the shareholding ratio of the largest shareholder can improve the corporate performance, while the independent directors cannot effectively play their functions. Therefore, operators should appropriately hold free cash flow, appropriately expand the operation scale, and improve and give play to the independent director system can effectively improve the operation performance of enterprises.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Conference on Education, Management, Arts, Economics and Social Science (ICEMAESS 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-617-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icemaess-18.2018.84How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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