accounting 458933

The stockholders’ equity accounts of Sigma Corporation on January 1, 2010, were as follows.

Preferred Stock (8%, $100 par noncumulative, 5,000 shares authorized) $300,000

Common Stock ($5 stated value, 300,000 shares authorized) 1,000,000

Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par Value – Preferred Stock 15,000

Paid-in Capital in Excess of Stated Value – Common Stock 480,000

Retained Earnings 688,000

Treasury Stock – Common (5,000 shares) 40,000

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During 2010 the corporation had these transactions and events pertaining to its stockholders’ equity.

Feb. 1 Issued 5,000 shares of common stock for $30,000.

Mar. 20 Purchased 1,000 additional shares of common treasury stock at $7 per share.

Oct. 1 Declared a 8% cash dividend on preferred stock, payable November 1.

Nov. 1 Paid the dividend declared on October 1.

Dec. 1 Declared a $0.50 per share cash dividend to common stockholders of record on December 15, payable December 31, 2010.

Dec. 31 Determined that net income for the year was $280,000. Paid the dividend declared on December 1.


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