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d. Wide variations in capital structures exist both between industries and among individual firms within given industries. These differences are caused by differing business risks and also managerial attitudes. e. Since most stocks sell at or very close to their book values, book value capital structures are almost always adequate for use in estimating firms' costs of capital. =============================================== FIN 534 Week 8 DQ 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT Week 8 discussion 1 I examined PepsiCo to determine how it should address its free cash flow, either through distributions to shareholders or repurchasing of stock. ===============================================