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If a firm goes from zero debt to successively higher levels of debt, why would you expect its stock price to rise first, then hit a peak, and then begin to decline?

Summary Introduction

To identify: The reason of increase in stock price when capital structure changes.

Introduction:

Capital Structure:

Capital structure refers to the securities or debt included in the total capital of the firm. Adequate capital structure is required for the optimum utilization of funds.

Explanation
  • Increase in the proportion of debt from zero debt will have a positive effect on the stock price due to financial leverage...

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