Do Singapore listed manufacturing firms follow pecking order theory?

Mardina Alycia, Marakus (2011) Do Singapore listed manufacturing firms follow pecking order theory? [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study examines the determinants of Singapore listed manufacturing firms from 2005 until 2009. The main objective of this study is to examine the determinants of capital structure for Singapore listed manufacturing companies. The results show that profitability and tangibility are significant negatively related with the debt ratio. In contrast, growth is significant positively correlated with the debt ratio. However, although firm size is positively correlated with debt ratio but it is insignificant to determine the choice of capital structure. It is found that Singapore listed manufacturing firms are more to Pecking Order theory.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2011.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Manufacturing industries--Developing countries, manufacturing industries--management, manufacturing industries, Singapore, 2011, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, university, university, education, research, Sarawak, Malaysia, kuching, samarahan, borneo, undergraduate
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2015 03:13
Last Modified: 05 May 2015 07:06
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/6407

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