Impact of capital structure on investor behavior and performance of firms in Pakistan / Aamir Farooq, Abdul Jabbar Ahsan, Kush Bakhat Umer, Asma Irum, and Madiha Latif

Umer, Kush Bakhat and Irum, Asma (2013) Impact of capital structure on investor behavior and performance of firms in Pakistan / Aamir Farooq, Abdul Jabbar Ahsan, Kush Bakhat Umer, Asma Irum, and Madiha Latif. Business and Management Quarterly Review (BMQR), 4 (2). pp. 36-43. ISSN 2180-2777

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to find out that capital structure which has a positive impact on the investor behaviour and firm‟s performance. This article explains the impact of capital structure on investor behaviour and performance of firms in Pakistan. Study on capital structure proves that an organization Capital structure plays a vital role in determining financial performance, sustainability and future growth of the organization. In this paper impact of capital structure has been shown through a conceptual framework. This study provides guidelines for developing countries that capital structure increases performance of firms and create a positivity in investor behaviour. It is also seen that different choices of capital structure influences behaviour of investors. In other words investor behaviour has been changed due to changes in pattern of capital structure. That‟s why investors should have the correct knowledge regarding combination of debt and equity of a firm. This research is useful for Pakistani firms and by using these guidelines firms can develop a good capital structure.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Umer, Kush BakhatUNSPECIFIED
Irum, AsmaUNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Business and Management Quarterly Review (BMQR)
ISSN: 2180-2777
Volume: 4
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 36-43
Item ID: 8731
Uncontrolled Keywords: Capital, Capital structure, Investor behaviour, weighted average cost of capital, Return on asset, Return on equity, Earning per share, Profitability ratio
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/8731

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