Test of Descriptive Power of Capital Structure Theories in Auto Ancillary Industry in India
S. Nirmala1, R. Karpagavalli2

1Dr.S.Nirmala, Associate Professor and Director, School of Commerce –PG, Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts and Science.
2Dr. R. Karpagavalli, Head and Associate Prefessor, School of Commerce,. Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts and Science.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 501-504 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E5029018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E5029.018520

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Abstract: More than the past fifty years after the contribution by Modigliani and Miller’s to the literature of capital structure, many economists in the field of finance have been intensely contributed to this concept. Various principles such as Agency Theory, Principle of Pecking Order, Signaling Theory and Theory of Trade off have been invented by various authors in the concept of capital structure. This study undertaken to know to the extent the theories of capital structure are applied in Indian industries especially in Auto Ancillary sector. The changes in today’s financial markets after liberalization have certainly made an impact on the composition of capital of corporate units. Hence the present research concentrates on post liberalization period to observe the descriptive power of the principles of capital structure.
Keywords: Theory of Pecking Order, Agency Theory, Principle of Trade off , Signaling Theory , Profitability, Size, Asset Structure, Growth Opportunities and Cost of Financial Distress.
Scope of the Article: Algorithmic Game Theory.