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    The stockholders' equity accounts for Pedro Corporation

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    (a) Journalize the transactions and the closing entry for net income.
    (b) Enter the beginning balances in the accounts and post the journal entries to the stockholders' equity accounts.
    (c) Prepare a stockholders' equity section at December 31, 2002.
    (d) Compute the book value per share of common stock at December 31, 2002, assuming the preferred stock does

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    The stockholders' equity accounts of Pedro Corporation on January 1, 2002, were as follows:

    Preferred stock $100 Par value 10% noncumulative $300,000 5,000 shares authorized
    Common stock $5 Par value 1,000,000 300,000 shares authorized
    Paid-in capital in excess of par value - P/S 15,000
    Paid-in capital in excess of par value - C/S 400,000
    Retained earnings 488,000
    Treasury stock (5,000 shares) 40,000 5,000 shares

    During 2002, the corporation had the following transactions and events pertaining to its stockholders' equity:
    Feb 1 Issued common stock for cash 4,000 shares $25,000 cash
    Mar 20 Purchased additional shares of treasury stock 1,000 shares $8 per share
    Jun 14 Sold treasury stock for cash 4,000 shares $34,000 cash
    Sep 3 Issued shares of common stock for patent 2,000 shares $13,000 patent value
    Dec 31 Determined net income for the year $215,000

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    Solution Summary

    The solution has journal entries for various transactions affecting stockholders equity and the preparation of the stockholders equity section of the balance sheet of Pedro Corporation