Assignment 2: Capital Structures
Due Week 7 and worth 240 points
For this assignment, choose a large publicly traded retail company, and review its capital structure.
Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:
1. Based on your review of the selected company s capital structure, assess the level of capital risk that the company maintains. Propose at least two (2) changes to the capital structure that would mitigate capital risk.
2. Based on your review of the selected company s capital structure, propose at least two (2) changes to the capital structure that will provide for financial growth.
3. Analyze the components of a capital structure in general, and predict at least two (2) factors which could make a capital structure vary for different types of industries.
4. Assume that management would like to increase shareholder value for the company that you chose. Recommend at least two (2) changes that the company should implement with regard to the capital structure that would create greater shareholder value.
5. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment.
Note:Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.