Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Commerce, Damanhour University, Egypt
This research aims to examine the relationship between corporate governance and the value of the company in the stock market, using a sample of non-financial companies listed on the Egyptian stock exchange for the period of four years 2015-2018. The study was conducted on companies registered in the Egyptian stock market, but after the exclusion of financial institutions because they are subject to special rules for disclosure and transparency and oversight, where a sample of non-financial companies will be selected at random. And You will get the necessary data for the applied research through the financial statements and reports of the Board of Directors and reports to the audit committees of listed companies in the Egyptian stock market during the period from 2015 and 2018, and the researcher will depend on the method of regression analysis to test the research hypotheses. The research problem stems from the need to answer the following questions: 1. Does corporate governance affect the level of the company’s performance? 2. Does the performance of the company’s affect value in the stock market? 3. Does corporate governance affect the value of the company in the stock market? The research is aimed at theoretical apartment: to identify the general framework for corporate governance in the light of the latest standards and studies and analyze the most important studies that have looked at the relationship between corporate governance and performance level of the company, as well as studies that looked at the relationship between corporate governance and the company’s value in the stock market in order to benefit from the findings of previous studies in this regard. The paper presents the results of an empirical analysis, studies the impact of corporate governance on the value of the company in the Egyptian stock market, which showed that there is a positive relationship, but not significant between the corporate governance index and the ratio of market value to book value per share, and the results indicate that there is a positive relationship, but not significant between the corporate governance index and the percentage of Tobin’s Q.
The results of the research can be useful through its response to the theme, which is a vital and important as it tests the relationship between corporate governance mechanisms and the performance of the company and its value in the stock market with the application in the Egyptian environment.
Keywords: corporate governance, firm value, and firm performance.
JEL Classification: G34, D46, L25.
Cite as: Elhennawy, E.M. (2019). The Impact of Corporate Governance on the Value of the Company in the Egyptian Stock Market. Business Ethics and Leadership, 3(4), 81-90. http://doi.org/10.21272/bel.3(4).81-90.2019.
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