Factors explain the profitability of Dhaka Bank Limited & private commercial banks in Bangladesh
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At present private commercial banks are dominant in respect of market share and profitability in the banking industry of Bangladesh. The profit growth of these banks seems to be very high. This paper seeks to examine the profitability determinants of Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh in recent years. The study employs annual data for the 10 Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh for the year 2011 to 2015. Multiple regression analyses were run for each of the year to capture the significant determinants of profitability and to test some hypothesis. In this report attempt has been made to portray an analysis regarding Dhaka bank Ltd and 9 Private Commercial Banks (PCBs) in Bangladesh and its profitability. In addition, the research was conducted by gathering information from the secondary sources mainly annual reports, online journals, newspaper articles, research statistics of national and national think-tanks, guidelines from Bangladesh Bank (BB). After gathering the required data, MS Office and MS excel was used to find out optimum information from the sample and then analysis was done by following the critical reasoning method to figure out the outcome. This report contains the evolution of Dhaka Bank Ltd and its growth and its expansion. Several profitability ratios have been analysis to understand the profitability factors of private commercial banks. Meanwhile, this critical analysis leads to more complex correlation and regression analysis for better understanding the determinants of the Dhaka Bank Ltd and other private commercial banks profitability. The empirical findings from this study suggest that that NPL (Non Performing Loan) and NIM (Net Interest Margin) ratio does have significant effect on the profitability. But the impact of Net-Operating Margin on profitability was observed as the most significant among various variables. Furthermore, Loan to Asset ratio and Deposits to asset ratio of private banks also has positive impact on ROA. The findings suggest that bank with higher operating margin are tent to more profitable.