Pengaruh debt to equity ratio dan longterm debt to equity ratio terhadap return on equity dengan ukuran perusahaan sebagai variabel moderating di Bursa Efek Indonesia
Purposes - This study aims were to examine the effect of debt to equity ratio, long term debt to equity ratio and firm size to return on equity. Role of firm size acts was a mediator variable.
Methods - The quantitative approach that was used as a research paradigm. The samples of this research were 7 metal sub-sector companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange by purposive sampling method. Data analysis was used multiple regression analysis method.
Findings - This study had several conclusions, among others, that the debt to equity ratio, long term debt to equity ratio and firm size had no significant effect on return on equity. Firm size did not act as a variable that mediates the effect of debt to equity ratio on return on equity. Firm size also did not act as a variable that mediates the influence of long term debt to equity ratio on return on equity.
Keywords - Debt to equity ratio, Long term debt to equity ratio, Firm size, Return on equity.