JURNAL BISNIS DAN AKUNTANSI
THE INFLUENCE OF SHORT-TERM DEBT TO CAPITAL, LONG-TERM DEBT TO CAPITAL, DEBT TO EQUITY RATIO, FIRM SIZE, AND ASSET GROWTH TOWARD RETURN ON EQUITY
R. WASISTO RUSWIDIONO
The purpose of this research are to test and analyze empirically the influence of short-term debt to capital, long-term debt to capital, debt to equity ratio, firm size, and asset growth toward return on equity. This study was also to compare the result of previous research with this research. Sample used in this research is banking companies listed in Indonesia Stock Exchange for period 2004-2012. The purposive sampling is used as sampling technique to obtain 12 companies met the criteria and were analyzed using descriptive statistics and panel data regression with fixed effect model to test the hypotheses. The result of this research shows that short-term debt to capital, debt to equity ratio, firm size, and asset growth influence return on equity, while long-term debt to capital do not influence return on equity. In addition, overall the independent variables influence return on equity simultaneously.Keyword :Long-term Debt to Capital, Short-term Debt to Capital, Debt to Equity Ratio, Firm Size, Asset Growth, and Return on Equity.