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Stock Equity, After Stock Dividend & After Stock Split

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On Oct 31 the stockholder's equity section of Gregg Company's balance sheet
consists of common stock $1,074,000 and retained earnings $405,700.

Gregg is considering the following two courses action:
(1) declaring a 5% stock dividend on the 89,500 $12 par value shares outstanding of
(2) effecting a 2-for-1 stock split that will reduce par value to $6 per share. The current market price is $18 per share.

(Round answers to 0 decimal places, e.g. 20,550).
Complete the tubular summary of the effect of the alternative actions on the company's stockholder equity, outstandin shares.

Before Action After Stock Dividend After Stock Split
Stockholder's
equity _________________________________________________

Paid-in capital_____________________________________________________

B. Retained earnings________________________________________________

Total stockholder's equity ____________________________________________

Outstanding shares______________________________________________--

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Solution is provided in a separate Excel file attached.It contains complete data of Owners equity before and after stock dividend and stock split in the table as desired by you. It also contains following additional workings and explanatory notes.

Working for stock dividend
Outstanding shares ...

Solution Summary

Stock equity and after stock dividends and after stock splits are examined.

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Instructions

Prepare a tabular summary of the effects of the alternative actions on the components of stockholders' equity, outstanding shares, and book value per share. Use the following column headings: Before Action, After Stock Dividend, and After Stock Split.

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