Acc422 Intermediate Accounting: P9-9 Garth Brooks Specialty Company, a division of Fresh Horses Inc

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Acc422 Intermediate Accounting
P9-9 (Statement and Note Disclosure, LCM, and Purchase Commitment)
Garth Brooks Specialty Company, a division of Fresh Horses Inc., manufactures three models of gear shift components for bicycles that are sold to bicycle manufacturers, retailers, and catalog outlets. Since beginning operations in 1975, Brooks has used normal absorption costing and has assumed a first-in, first-out cost flow in its perpetual inventory system. The balances of the inventory accounts at the end of Brooks’s fiscal ear, November 30, 2007, are shown below. The inventories are stated at cost before any year-end adjustments. Finished goods 647,000 Work-in-process 112,500 Raw materials 240,000 Factory supplies 69,000 The following information relates to Brooks’s inventory and operations. 1.The finished goods inventory consists of the items analyzed below. Cost Market Down tube shifter Standard model 67,500 67,000 Click adjustment model 94,500 87,000 Deluxe model 108,000 110,000 Total down tube shifters 270,000 264,000 Bar end shifter Standard model 83,000 90,050 Click adjustment model 99,000 97,550 Total bar end shifters 182,000 187,600 Head tube shifter Standard model 78,000 77,650 Click adjustment model 117,000 119,300 Total head tube shifters 195,000 196,950 Total finished goods 647,000 648,550 2. One-half of the head tube shifter finished goods inventory is held by catalog outlets on consignment. 3. Three-quarters of the bar end shifter finished goods inventory has been pledged as collateral for a bank loan. 4. One-half of the raw materials balance represents derailleurs acquired at a contracted price 20 percent above the current market price. The market value of the rest of the raw materials is $127,400. 5. The total market value of the work-in-process inventory is $108,700. 6. Included in the cost of factory supplies are obsolete items with an historical cost of $4,200. The market value of the remaining factory supplies is $65,900. 7. Brooks applies the lower-of-cost-or-market method to each of the three types of shifters in finished goods inventory. For each of the other three inventory accounts, Brooks applies the lower-of-cost-or-market method to the total of each inventory account. 8. Consider all amounts presented above to be material in relation to Brooks’ financial statements taken as a whole.

(a) Prepare the inventory section of Brooks’s balance sheet as of November 30, 2007, including any required note(s). (b) Without prejudice to your answer to (a), assume that the market value of Brooks's inventories is less than cost. Explain how this decline would be presented in Brooks's income statement for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2012.
(c) Assume the Brooks has a firm purchase commitment for the same type of derailleur included in the raw materials inventory as of November 30, 2012, and that the purchase commitment is at a contract priced 15% greater than the current market price. These derailleurs are to be delivered to Brooks after November 30, 2012. Discuss the impact, if any, that this purchase commitment would have on Brooks's financial statements prepared for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2012.
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