Accession Number:

ADA036515

Title:

Leverage and Profitability in Selected Defense Industries.

Descriptive Note:

Study project rept.,

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLL FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-11-08

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

The object of this study was to obtain an understanding of corporate financial structures and ratios using financial reports of twelve major defense contractors as a data base to determine if correlation exists between the contractors use of debt financial leverage and profitability net earningstockholders equity and to develop an annotated bibliography of sources of business and financial information. The author compiled, analyzed and prepared graphical presentations of financial statistics on twelve defense contractors in five industries shipbuilding, surface effect ship construction, electronic test instruments, weapons system diversified and semiconductor manufacturing.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE