Results and financial situation of firms in 2015
I. Rubbrecht and
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I. Rubbrecht: National Bank of Belgium
D. Vivet: National Bank of Belgium
Economic Review, 2016, issue iii, 119-157
The article looks at the financial situation of non-financial corporations in Belgium over the period from 1 january to 31 December 2015. After briefly describing the methodology and the population studied, it presents an extrapolation of the main operating result items for 2015, with a sectoral, regional and size breakdown. The article then assesses the financial situation of companies as regards profitability, solvency, dividend payout policy as well as credit risk.
Keywords: firms’ results; financial structure; financial leverage; credit risk; sectoral analysis; regional analysis; dividend policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G30 G33 G35 L60 L80 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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