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    Consolidation of Financial Information for Atkins and Waterson

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    Prior to being united in a business combination, Atkins, Inc. and Waterson Corp. had the following stockholders' equity figures:

    Atkins Waterson
    Common Stock ($1 par value) $180,000 $45,000
    Additional paid-in capital 90,000 20,000
    Retained Earnings 300,000 110,000

    Atkins issues 51,000 new shares of its common stock valued at $3 per share for all of the outstanding stock of Waterson. Assume that Atkins acqures Waterson. Immediately afterward, what are consolidated Additonal Paid-in Capital and Retained Earnings Respectively?

    a) $104,000 and $300,000
    b) $110,000 and $410,000
    c) $192,000 and $300,000
    d) $212,000 and $410,000

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    Prior to being united in a business combination, Atkins, Inc. and Waterson Corp. had the following stockholders' equity figures:

    Atkins Waterson
    Common Stock ($1 par value) $180,000 $45,000
    Additional paid-in ...

    Solution Summary

    Consolidation of financial information for Atkins and Waterson is examined.

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