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Equity and Annual Cash Dividends

Calculate the annual cash dividends required to be paid for each of the following preferred stock issuances:

a. $2.40 cumulative preferred, no par value; 600,000 shares authorized, 470,000 shares issued, 28,000 shares held as treasury stock.

b. 10 percent, $50 par value preferred; 200,000 shares authorized, 124,000 shares issued and outstanding.

Envision Inc., purchased 3,800 shares of common stock for the treasury at $17 per share. A month later Envision sold 2,100 of these treasury shares at $18 per share. Explain how Envision, Inc., would account for the treasury stock transactions.

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