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dc.contributor.authorQureshi, Muhammad Azeemen_US
dc.contributor.authorAkhtar, Waqasen_US
dc.contributor.authorImdadullah, Muhammaden_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-10T11:30:52Z
dc.date.available2013-10-10T11:30:52Z
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.citationQureshi, M. A., Akhtar, W., & Imdadullah, M. (2012). Does Diversification Affect Capital Structure and Profitability in Pakistan?. Asian Social Science, 8(4), p30.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1911-2017en_US
dc.identifier.otherFRIDAID 920689en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10642/1643
dc.description.abstractDiversification has become a common strategy of corporate risk management along with availing other potential benefits. The intent of this study is to identify and analyze the nature of relationship that exists between diversification and capital structure as well as profitability in Pakistan. For this purpose we use the 10 years’ (2000-2009) data of all the companies of chemical and food sector listed at the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE). We find that the diversified firms are more profitable. Using independent variables of firm size, growth and tangibility the results show that whenever significant, the relationship is associated with greater amount of debt held by the firmsen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCanadian Center of Science and Educationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAsian Social Science;8(4)en_US
dc.subjectCapital structureen_US
dc.subjectProfitabilityen_US
dc.subjectDiversificationen_US
dc.subjectPakistanen_US
dc.subjectVDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200::Økonomi: 210en_US
dc.titleDoes diversification affect capital structure and profitability in Pakistan?en_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.typePeer revieweden_US
dc.description.versionThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licenseen_US
dc.identifier.fulltextfulltext https://oda.hio.no/jspui/bitstream/10642/1643/1/920689.pdf
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ass.v8n4p30


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