The Effect of Inventory Turnover Period on the Profitability of Listed Nigerian Conglomerate Companies

Sunusi Garba, Boudiab Mourad, Muhammad Adamu Chamo


This study analyses the association concerning inventory turnover management and Nigerian conglomerate firms’ profitability. The study is used a historical panel data analysis. Data were generated from the yearly accounts of listed firms from 2007 to 2016. The population of the study consists of six conglomerate firms registered on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Feasible generalized least square (FGLS) regression was utilized as tools of analysis in the study. The findings establish that inventory turnover management affects Nigerian conglomerate companies’ profitability inversely associated to the profitability of the listed conglomerate firms in Nigeria. The study suggests that there must be regular stock-taking to determine eventually, the slothful stocks to dodge over venture in such stocks (if any). Furthermore, if there is no high demand for the goods the inventory needs to be reduce that are obsolescence. Management should also implement an extraordinary inventory management measures.

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International Journal of Financial Research
ISSN 1923-4023(Print)ISSN 1923-4031(Online)


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