MBA560 Financial and Managerial Accounting: Module 4 P8-22 Brawner Company

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MBA560 Financial and Managerial Accounting
Module 4 Homework (Jan 2014)

Problem 8-22 Analyzing the stockholders' equity section of the balance sheet
The stockholders’ equity section of the balance sheet for Brawner Company at December 31, 2012, is as follows:
Paid-in capital
Preferred stock, ? par value, 6% cumulative, 50,000 shares authorized, 30,000 shares issued and outstanding 300,000
Common stock, $10 stated value, 150,000 shares authorized, 50,000 shares issued and ? Outstanding 500,000
Paid-in capital in excess of par - Preferred 30,000
Paid-in capital in excess of stated value - Common 200,000
Total paid-in capital 1,030,000
Retained earnings 250,000
Treasury stock, 1,000 shares (100,000)
Total stockholders' equity 1,180,000
Note: The market value per share of the common stock is $25, and the market value per share of the preferred stock is $12.

Required
a. What is the par value per share of the preferred stock?
b. What is the dividend per share on the preferred stock?
c. What is the number of common stock shares outstanding?
d. What was the average issue price per share (price for which the stock was issued) of the common stock?
e. Explain the difference between the average issue price and the market price of the common stock.
f. If Brawner declared a 2-for-1 stock split on the common stock, how many shares would be outstanding after the split? What amount would be transferred from the retained earnings account because of the stock split? Theoretically, what would be the market price of the common stock immediately after the stock split?
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