Capital Structure and Firms Performance in Tehran Stock Exchange

Document Type: Original Research

Authors

1 MSc of Accounting, Faculty of Management & Economics, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Prof., Faculty of Management & Economics, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran

Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between capital structure and firm performance in firms operating on the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE). Capital structure was measured by debt leverage. Firm performance was measured using the Tobin’s Q. The sample size was 100 companies operating on the exchange during 2008-2013. The results showed a significant positive relationship between capital structure and firm performance.

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