4. Capital Structure and Firm Risk

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Gerald S. Martin
  1. Valentin Dimitrov

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266250.ch4

Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions: Theory, Evidence, and Practice

Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions: Theory, Evidence, and Practice

How to Cite

Baker, H. K. and Martin, G. S. (2011) Capital Structure and Firm Risk, in Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions: Theory, Evidence, and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266250.ch4

Author Information

  1. Assistant Professor and Boutellier Endowed Faculty Scholar, Rutgers University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470569528

Online ISBN: 9781118266250

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Keywords:

  • financing decision;
  • capital structure;
  • operating performance;
  • financial leverage;
  • cash flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Financial Leverage and the Real Operations of the Firm: The Theory

  • Financial Leverage and the Real Operations of the Firm: The Evidence

  • Financial Leverage and Stock Returns

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author