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Firma Karakteristiginin Sermaye Yapisi Uzerindeki Analizi

H. Ali Ata () and Yusuf Ag ()
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H. Ali Ata: Gaziantep University
Yusuf Ag: Bozok University

Istanbul University Econometrics and Statistics e-Journal, 2010, vol. 11, issue 1, 45-60

Abstract: 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

Keywords: Optimal Capital Structure; Leverage Ratio; Firm Size; Panel Data Analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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