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Firma Karakteristiginin Sermaye Yapisi Uzerindeki Analizi

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  • H. Ali ATA

    () (Gaziantep University)

  • Yusuf AG

    () (Bozok University)

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Financial policies about asset usage and resource gathering which firms use in order to maintain optimal capital structure, define firm characteristics. In this study the effects of firm characteristics on capital structure analyzed empirically with panel data analysis. A capital structure determinant which represents firm characteristics is used as; debt ratio, liquidity ratio, interest coverage ratio, firm size and growth ratios. Research conducted through Basic Metal Industry, Metal Goods, Machinery and Tool Industry companies which operate in Istanbul Stock Exchange. According to the results all the determinants of firm characteristics except firm size have a negative impact on capital structure

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  • H. Ali ATA & Yusuf AG, 2010. "Firma Karakteristiginin Sermaye Yapisi Uzerindeki Analizi," Istanbul University Econometrics and Statistics e-Journal, Department of Econometrics, Faculty of Economics, Istanbul University, vol. 11(1), pages 45-60, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ist:ancoec:v:11:y:2010:i:1:p:45-60
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    Keywords

    Optimal Capital Structure; Leverage Ratio; Firm Size; Panel Data Analysis;

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    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General

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