Definitions for "Capital Structure"
Mix of different securities issued by a company.
The term capital structure refers to the makeup of a company's balance sheet. In particular, the ratio of debt to equity and the, within that debt, the mixture of long and short maturities.
The division of a company's capitalization among bonds, debentures, preferred and common stock, earned surplus and retained income.
The different amount and type of shares an investment trust issues. Particularly important when considering split capital investment trusts.