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FinanceQ&A Library(Defining capital structure weights) In August 2015 the capital structure of the Emerson Electric Corporation (EMR) (measured in book and market values) was as follows: ($ Millions) Book Value Market ValueShort-term debt $2,553 $2,553Long-term debt $4,289 $4,289Common equity $8,081 $35,690Total capital $14,923 $42,532 A). The appropriate weight of debt, wd, is %. (Round to one decimal place.) B). The appropriate weight of common equity, wcs, is %. (Round to one decimal place.)Question

(Defining capital structure weights) In August 2015 the capital structure of the Emerson Electric Corporation (EMR) (measured in book and market values) was as follows:

**($ Millions)** **Book Value Market Value****Short-term debt** $2,553 $2,553**Long-term debt** $4,289 $4,289**Common equity** $8,081 $35,690**Total capital** $14,923 $42,532

A). The appropriate weight of debt, wd, is %. (Round to one decimal place.)

B). The appropriate weight of common equity, wcs, is %. (Round to one decimal place.)

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