publication . Article . 2017

Influences of the Capital Structure and the Cost of Capital on Financial Performance. Case Study on ENGIE Group

Elena Valentina IVASCU; Nicoleta BARBUTA-MISU;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Risk in Contemporary Economy (issn: 2067-0532, eissn: 2067-0532, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dunarea de Jos University of Galati
Abstract
The main objectives of the company's financial management are to ensure financial performances and to choose the capital structure that corresponds to the lowest total cost of capital. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the relationship between the capital structure and cost, and the financial performance of Engie Transnational Group, one of the most important global electricity producers. The data used were extracted from the Amadeus and Bloomberg databases for the period 2010-2015. Financial performance was analysed both by creating and proposing an aggregate index, as well as based on the Z Conan & Holder score. The company's financial structure was anal...
Subjects
free text keywords: Economic theory. Demography, HB1-3840, Economics as a science, HB71-74
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