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Patterns of capital structure and dividend policy in Pakistani corporate sector and their impact on organization performance

Hunjra, Ahmed Imran and Bilal, Muhammad and Shafi, Haroon and Ullah, Ikram and Rehman, Kashif-Ur- (2010): Patterns of capital structure and dividend policy in Pakistani corporate sector and their impact on organization performance. Published in: African Journal of Business Management , Vol. 5, No. 27 (November 2011): pp. 11060-11067.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the patterns of capital structure decisions and dividend policy as well as their level of application in Pakistani corporate sector and also to check the impact of capital structure and dividend policy on organization performance. A total of ninety one questionnaires were distributed in different companies but seventy three filled were received and sixty one were processed for the analysis. The potential respondents were finance executives and financial analysts of the companies. The study concludes that capital structure decisions are being properly practiced while dividend policy is a major concern in most of the organizations. It is also concluded that there is a significant and positive relationship between capital structure decision, dividend policy and organization performance.

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