The effect of audit quality on stock valuation in initial public offering
MA in Accounting. Payam-e Noor University, Yazd, Iran1.
MA in Accounting, Islamic Azad University, Abarkouh, Iran2.
Abstract: Main goal of this research is to check the effect of audit quality on stock valuation in initial public offering. In this research valuation below cost is considered as dependent variable and the size of accounting firm considered as independent variable.This study addresses this issue that we can say if in firms with higher audit quality ؛prices in below in initial public offering is less?The statistical results of datarelated to 102 companies which share initial offering in Tehran stock exchange between years 1380 to 1390, shows that at 0.95 confidence level there is significant negative relationship between valuation below price and audit quality criterions (size of company, audit tenure) in companies under review. Results of this analyze proves that in companies with higher audit quality rate of valuation below price is significantly less than other companies.
[Mosaieb Akrami Shahrasbi. Asghar Karimi Khorami. The effect of audit quality on stock valuation in initial public offering. Life Sci J 2013;10(1)3052-3056] (ISSN:1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 6
Keywords: valuation below price, initial public offering, audit quality, size of accounting institution, auditor tenure.