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Capital Structure of Malaysian Listed Companies

Wan Mursyidah, Wan Ismail (2005) Capital Structure of Malaysian Listed Companies. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study was attempted to identify the determinants of Malaysian companies' capital structure, the relationship between profit ability, size, growth opportunities, assets structure and non-debt tax shields with the leverage and to see whether Malaysian companies followed the pecking order theory in making a decision concerning the capital structure. The findings showed that profitability, non-debt tax shields and size were significant in determining the capital structure. Profit of Malaysian companies gave a significant result and this was consistent with the pecking order theory. Growth opportunities and assets structure were not significant.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Capital Structure, Profit Ability, Size, Growth Opportunities, Assets Structure, Non-Debt Tax Shields, Leverage, Malaysian Companies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Faculty of Finance and Banking
Depositing User: Mrs Shamsiah Mohd Shariff
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2010 08:14
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:11
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1371

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