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Effect of Issuing Common Stock on the Balance Sheet

Effect of issuing common stock on the balance sheet
Newly formed Electronics Services Corporation has 100,000 shares of $10 par common stock authorized. On March 1, 2014, Electronics Services issued 20,000 shares of the stock for $12 per share. On May 2 the company issued an additional 30,000 shares for $15 per share. Electronics Services was not affected by other events during 2014.

a) Record the transactions in a horizontal statements model like the following one. In the Cash Flow column, indicate whether the item is an operating activity (OA), investing activity (IA), or financing activity (FA). Use NA to indicate that an element was not affected by the event.
b) Determine the amount Electronics Services would report for common stock on the December 31,2014 balance sheet.
c) Determine the amount Electronic Services would report for paid-in capital in excess of par
d) What is the total amount of capital contributed by the owners?
e) What amount of total assets would Electronics Services report on the December 31, 2014 balance sheet?

Recording and reporting common and preferred stock transactions
Goldman Inc. was organized on June 1, 2014. It was authorized to issue 500,000 shares of $10 par common stock and 100,000 shares of 4 percent cumulative class A preferred stock. The class A stock had a stated value of $50 per share. The following stock transactions pertain to Goldman Inc.:
1. Issued 40,000 shares of common stock for $16 per share.
2. Issued 20,000 shares of the class A preferred stock for $52 per share.
3. Issued 60,000 shares of common stock for $20 per share.

Prepare the stockholders' equity section of the balance sheet immediately fter these transactions have been recognized.


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Compute the Cash received at par value and Paid-in Excess of par value for each date. Par value is $10. Only compute the amounts using the issued shares, not the authorized shares.

For the shares issued on March 1, 2014:
Com Stk = 20,000 X $10 = $200,000
Paid-in excess = 20,000 X ($12 - $10) = $40,000

For the shares issued on May 2, 2014:
Com Stk = 30,000 X ...

Solution Summary

This solution contains step-by-step computations for each problem is shown in 2 pdf files. All required answers are given. An Excel file showing computations for the table for question #1, and stockholders' equity section of the balance sheet for question #2 are given.