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Question On December 31, 2015, Dow Steel Corporation had 620,000 shares of common stock and 32,000 s

Question On December 31, 2015, Dow Steel Corporation had 620,000 shares of common stock and 32,000 s

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On December 31, 2015, Dow Steel Corporation had 620,000 shares of common stock and 32,000 shares of 10%, noncumulative, nonconvertible preferred stock issued and outstanding. Dow issued a 5% common stock dividend on May 15 and paid cash dividends of $420,000 and $71,000 to common and preferred shareholders, respectively, on December 15, 2016.

On February 28, 2016, Dow sold 64,000 common shares. In keeping with its long-term share repurchase plan, 4,000 shares were retired on July 1. Dow's net income for the year ended December 31, 2016, was $2,200,000. The income tax rate is 40%.

1.) Compute Dow's earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2016.

On December 31, 2015, Dow Steel Corporation had 620,000 shares of common stock and 32,000 shares of 10%, noncumulative, nonconvertible preferred stock issued and outstanding. Dow issued a 5% common stock dividend on May 15 and paid cash dividends of $420,000 and $71,000 to common and preferred shareholders, respectively, on December 15, 2016.

On February 28, 2016, Dow sold 64,000 common shares. In keeping with its long-term share repurchase plan, 4,000 shares were retired on July 1. Dow's net income for the year ended December 31, 2016, was $2,200,000. The income tax rate is 40%.

1.) Compute Dow's earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2016.

 

manish jayant 22-Apr-2020

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