Accounting -P15-3 (Equity Transactions and Statement Preparation)

| January 30, 2017

Question
P15-3 (Equity Transactions and Statement Preparation) Hatch Company has two classes of capital stock outstanding: 8%, $20 par preferred and $5 par common. At December 31, 2014, the following accounts were included in stockholders’ equity.
Preferred Stock, 150,000 shares $ 3,000,000Common Stock, 2,000,000 shares 10,000,000Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par—Preferred Stock 200,000Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par—Common Stock 27,000,000Retained Earnings 4,500,000
The following transactions affected stockholders’ equity during 2015. Jan. 1 30,000 shares of preferred stock issued at $22 per share. Feb. 1 50,000 shares of common stock issued at $20 per share. June 1 2-for-1 stock split (par value reduced to $2.50). July 1 30,000 shares of common treasury stock purchased at $10 per share. Hatch uses the cost method. Sept. 15 10,000 shares of treasury stock reissued at $11 per share. Dec. 31 The preferred dividend is declared, and a common dividend of 50¢ per share is declared. Dec. 31 Net income is $2,100,000. Instructions Prepare the stockholders’ equity section for Hatch Company at December 31, 2015. Show all supporting computations.

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