Finance exercise

E15-2 (Recording the Issuance of Common and Preferred Stock) Kathleen Battle Corporation was orga- nized on January 1, 2014. It is authorized to issue 10,000 shares of 8%, $100 par value preferred stock, and 500,000 shares of no-par common stock with a stated value of $1 per share. The following stock transactions were completed during the first year.

Jan. 10 Mar.    1 Apr. 1

May     1 Aug. 1

Sept. 1 Nov.    1

Issued 80,000 shares of common stock for cash at $5 per share. Issued 5,000 shares of preferred stock for cash at $108 per share. Issued24,000sharesofcommonstockforland.Theaskingpriceofthelandwas$90,000;thefair value of the land was $80,000. Issued 80,000 shares of common stock for cash at $7 per share. Issued 10,000 shares of common stock to attorneys in payment of their bill of $50,000 for services rendered in helping the company organize. Issued 10,000 shares of common stock for cash at $9 per share. Issued 1,000 shares of preferred stock for cash at $112 per share.

Instructions

Prepare the journal entries to record the above transactions.

 

E15-5 (Lump-Sum Sales of Stock with Preferred Stock) Dave Matthew Inc. issues 500 shares of $10 par value common stock and 100 shares of $100 par value preferred stock for a lump sum of $100,000.

Instructions

(a)    Prepare the journal entry for the issuance when the market price of the common shares is $165 each and market price of the preferred is $230 each. (Round to nearest dollar.)

(b)   Prepare the journal entry for the issuance when only the market price of the common stock is known and it is $170 per share.

 

E15-6 (Stock Issuances and Repurchase) Lindsey Hunter Corporation is authorized to issue 50,000 shares of $5 par value common stock. During 2014, Lindsey Hunter took part in the following selected transactions.

1.         Issued 5,000 shares of stock at $45 per share, less costs related to the issuance of the stock totaling $7,000. 2. Issued 1,000 shares of stock for land appraised at $50,000. The stock was actively traded on a national stock exchange at approximately $46 per share on the date of issuance. 3. Purchased 500 shares of treasury stock at $43 per share. The treasury shares purchased were issued in 2010 at $40 per share.

Instructions

(a)        Prepare the journal entry to record item 1. (b) Prepare the journal entry to record item 2. (c)            Prepare the journal entry to record item 3 using the cost method.

 

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