• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 10, Pages: 1378-1381

Original Article

The study and analysis of value creating criteria of performance assessment in identification of different levels of financial health: Evidence from Iran


The present research aims at studying the significant differences of the performance assessment value creation in different levels of financial health of companies. Companies in this research have been divided into three groups of healthy, intermediate and distressed. The Economic Value Added (EVA), Market value Added (MVA) and Cash Value Added (CVA) differences of these three levels have been analyzed. From the 37 industrial entities and 224 Iranian companies, 84 companies have been selected through Cochran formula and they have been divided into 16 healthy, 45 intermediate and 19 distressed companies. The Excel software and SPSS software was used to test the hypotheses and Kruskal–Wallis statistical method was applied to compare the value added classified ratios at the level of 5% error. Research finding shows the significant statistical differences among the companies at different levels of financial health using MVA and EVA criteria, but there is no significant different in CVA of the above mentioned companies.
Keywords: Financial health, companies, Performance assessment, value creation, Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE).


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