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Issuing stock and preparing the stockholders' equity section of the balance sheet
Lincoln-Priest, Inc., was organized in 2011. At December 31, 2011, the Lincoln-Priest balance sheet reported the following stockholders' equity:
Preferred stock, 7%, $40 par, 110,000 shares authorized, none issued $0 Common stock, $1 par, 520,000 shares authorized, 61,000 shares issued and outstanding
Paid-in capital in excess of par—common $41,000
Total paid-in capital $102,000
Retained earnings $29,000
Total stockholders' equity………………………………. $131,000
1. During 2012, the company completed the following transactions. Journalize each transaction. Explanations are not required.
a. Issued for cash 1,300 shares of preferred stock at par value.
b. Issued for cash 2,400 shares of common stock a a price of $5 per share.
c. Net income for the year was $74,000, and the company declared no dividends. Make the closing entry for net income.
2. Prepare the stockholders' equity section of the Lincoln-Priest December 31, 2012.
Computing dividends on preferred and common stock.
Fashionista Skincare has 10,000 shares of 3%, $20 par value preferred stock and 90,000 shares $2 par common stock outstanding. During a three-year period, Fashionista declared and paid cash dividends as follows: 2010, $3,000; 2011, $13,000; and 2012, $17,000.
Compute the total dividends to preferred and to common for each of the three years if
a. preferred is noncumulative.
b. referred is cumulative,
For requirement 1.b., journalize the declaration of the 2012 dividends on December 22, 2012, and payment on January 14,2013. Use separate Dividends payable accounts for preferred and common.
Journalizing stockholders' equity transactions
Summerborn Manufacturing, Co., completed the following transactions during 2012.
Jan 16 - Declared a cash dividend on the 5%, $100 par preferred stock (900 shares outstanding). Declared a $0.30 per share dividend on the 80,000 shares of common stock outstanding. The date of record is January 31, ,
and the payment due date is February 15.
Feb 15 - Paid the cash dividends.
Jun 10 - Split common stock 2 for 1. Before the split, Summerborn had 80,000 shares of $6 par common stock outstanding.
Jul 30 - Distributed a 50% stock dividend on the common stock. The market value of the common stock was $9 per share.
Oct 26 - Purchased 1,000 shares of treasury stock at $13 per share.
Nov 8 - Sold 500 shares of treasury stock for $15 per share.
Nov30 - Sold 300 shares of treasury stock for $8 per share,
1. Record the transactions in Surnmerborn's general journal.
Journalizing dividend and treasury stock transactions, and preparing stockholders' equity
The balance sheet of Lennox Health Foods, at December 31, 2011 reported 120,000 shares of no-par common stock authorized, with 25,000 shares issued and a Common stock balance of $190,000. Retained earnings had a balance of $115,000. During 2012, the company completed the following selected transactions:
Mar 15 - Purchased 9,000 shares of treasury stock at $8 per share.
Apr 30 - Distributed a 10% stock dividend on the outstanding shares of common stock. The market value of common stock was $9 per share.
Dec 31 - Earned net income of $110,000 during the year. Closed net income to Retained
Record the transactions in the general journal. Explanations are not required.
Prepare the stockholders' equity section of Lennox Health Foods' balance sheet at December 31, 2012.