Items affecting stockholders' equity

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For each of the following events affecting the stockholders' equity of Haulmarke, indicate whether the event would: increase retained earnings IRE), decrease retained earnings (DRE), increase common stock (ICS), or decrease common stock (DCS).
__ (a) Issued new shares of common stock.
__ (b) Paid a cash dividend.
__ (c) Reported net income of $75,000.
__ (d) Reported a net loss of $20,000.

Solution Summary

The solution explains the impact of the given transactions on stockholders equity