Capital structure comparison for IBM and Federal Signal Corporation Name Course Institution Lecturer Capital structure comparison for IBM and Federal Signal Corporation Capital structure comparison for IBM and Federal Signal Corporation dealing with computer technology and electronic products respectively. Both companies are publically traded and based in the United States. The capital structure provides the equity and debts mixture acquired by a company in financing their assets. It gauges the company’s value and foundations (Fan Titman & Twite 2012). of industry in which the company operates which is more competitive. However its debt equity ratio is within the healthy market range. References Fan J. P. Titman S. & Twite G. (2012). An international comparison of capital structure and debt maturity choices. Journal of Financial and quantitative Analysis 47(1) 23-56. NASDAQ. (2017). Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Stock Report – NASDAQ.com – NASD AQ.com. Retrieved from www.nasdaq.com (2017). International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Stock Report – NASDAQ.com - NASDAQ.com. Retrieved from http://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/ibm/stock-report [...]
Research publicly traded companies, selecting two companies in different sectors to provide a written comparison of the capital structure for each. Explain your conclusions on the similarities and differences. What factors can you suggest for why each company adheres to their chosen structuring mechanism?