Vera Mirović, Branimir Kalaš, Kristina Mijić

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The measurement of agricultural companies in terms of profitability and indebtedness enables a real determination of role and position of these companies in the agricultural sector in AP Vojvodina. The aim of the paper is to show the presence or absence of significant difference in the performance level of agricultural companies from the aspect of profitability and indebtedness. Agricultural companies in AP Vojvodina were more profitable and more indebted in the period before 2013 compared to the period after 2013. The results show that there is a significant difference in profitability level of agricultural companies in AP Vojvodina between the period 2013 and after 2013. Using MANOVA test, it is identified a significance for return on assets (ROA), return on equity (ROE) and net income per employee. On the other hand, results reflect there is no significant difference in indebtedness level of agricultural companies in AP Vojvodina between the period before 2013 and after 2013.


agricultural companies, performance, profitability, indebtedness, MANOVA

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