Nadya Tikanitha Syceria Mulia


The objective of this research was to analyze financial leverage economy conditionand the influence toward Return on Equity (ROE). This research also would like to examinethe difference of ROE from many companies which had lower and higher financial leveragebased on two economic conditions, namely economy in normal condition and in crisis one.The samples were textile companies listed in Indonesia Stock Exchange. Data of this researchwas the financial statement of the firms and Indonesian economic growth conducted from2005 to 2007. The samples were devided into two groups. First group was the companies thatfinancial leverage was lower than the average financial leverage of textile and textile productcompanies, and the other sample was the companies that financial leverage was higher thanaverage financial leverage of textile product companies. Multiple regression analysis wasused to get estimators of parameter. T test and F test were used to examine partially andsimultaneously significance of variables influencing the ROE. T test for two independentsamples was used to examine the significance of the ROE. Research findings showed thatfirst, financial leverage was statistically negative but significance to ROE, but the economicconditon was not statistically significance in influencing ROE. Second, both economic conditionshad positive influence and was not significant to ROE.


financial leverage, return on equity, multiple regression analysis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26905/jkdp.v12i2.888


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Jurnal Keuangan dan Perbankan (Journal of Finance and Banking)

Diploma Program of Banking and Finance, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Merdeka Malang

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