This research work evaluates the determinants of bank profitability; Evidence from deposit money banks in Nigeria. The study used a panel of deposit money banks' financial statements from 2007-2011. The major objective of this study is to examine the profitability behavior of deposit money banks by providing empirical evidence on indicators of profitability in deposit money banks for the period 2007-2011 with evidence from eight focal Nigerian banks.The study employs Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) estimation procedure and Pearson's correlation analysis to examine factors that have contnbuted to deposit money bank's profitability level over the period of observation. The key result is that the effect of concentration is positive, which provides evidence in support of the structure-conduct-performance theory, thereby showing that size and market structure are of paramount importance to deposit money banks' profitability. The paper recommends among other things that deposit money banks should choose and employ appropriate capital structure that can increase their earnings per share, reduce staff costs and government should allow tax cut in the profitability level of deposit money banks.
UWANDU, . (2023). An Evaluation Of The Determinants Of Bank Profitability: Evidence From Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Nov 30, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/an-evaluation-of-the-determinants-of-bank-profitability-evidence-from-deposit-money-banks-in-nigeria-7-2
.A, UWANDU. "An Evaluation Of The Determinants Of Bank Profitability: Evidence From Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 19 Sep. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/an-evaluation-of-the-determinants-of-bank-profitability-evidence-from-deposit-money-banks-in-nigeria-7-2. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.
.A, UWANDU. "An Evaluation Of The Determinants Of Bank Profitability: Evidence From Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 19 Sep. 2023. Web. 30 Nov. 2023. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/an-evaluation-of-the-determinants-of-bank-profitability-evidence-from-deposit-money-banks-in-nigeria-7-2 >.
.A, UWANDU. "An Evaluation Of The Determinants Of Bank Profitability: Evidence From Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 30 Nov. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/an-evaluation-of-the-determinants-of-bank-profitability-evidence-from-deposit-money-banks-in-nigeria-7-2