(Defining capital structure weights

​(Defining capital structure​ weights)  In August of 2009 the capital structure of the Emerson Electric Corporation​ (EMR) (measured in book and market​ values) appeared as​ follows:

​ (Thousands of​ dollars) Book Values Market Values  
​ Short-term debt  $1,172,000   1,172,000
​ Long-term debt   11,917,000    11,917,000
Common equity 9,163,000 26,241,000
Total capital $22,252,000 $39,330,000

What weights should Emerson use when computing the​ firm’s weighted average cost of​ capital?

The appropriate weight of​ debt,

is nothing​%.

​(Round to one decimal​ place.)

The appropriate weight of common​ equity,

is nothing​%.

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