Sands Corporation has the following capital structure at the beginning of the year:
6% preferred stock, $50 par value, 20,000 shares
authorized, 6,000 shares issued outstanding $300,000
Common stock, $10 par value, 60,000 shares
authorized, 40,000 shares issued and
Paid in capital in excess pf par $110,000
total paid in capital $810,000
Retained earnings $340,000
total stockholders equity $1,150,000
a.) Record the following transactions which occurred consecutively (show all calculations).
1. A total cash dividend of $70,000 was declared and payable to stockholders of record. Record dividends payable on common and preferred stock in separate accounts.
2. A 10% common stock dividend was declared. The average market value of the common stock is $15 a share.
3. Assume that net income for the year was $240,000 (record the closing entry).
b.) What is the balance of the stockholders equity section at the end of the year as a result of these transactions.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 7:44 pm ad1c9bdddf
The solution explains some transactions relating to stockholders equity