2. Foley Corporation has the following capital structure at the beginning of the year: Share… 1 answer below »

2. Foley Corporation has the following capital structure at the beginning of the year: Share capital—preference 6%, $50 par value, 20,000 shares authorized, 6,000 shares issued and outstanding $ 300,000 Share capital—ordinary, $10 par value, 60,000 shares authorized, 40,000 shares issued and outstanding 400,000 Share premium—ordinary 110,000 Retained earnings 440,000 Total equity $1,250,000 Instructions (a) Record the following transactions which occurred consecutively (show all calculations). 1. A total cash dividend of $90,000 was declared and payable to shareholders of record. Record dividends payable on ordinary and preference shares in separate accounts. 2. A 10% ordinary share dividend was declared. The average fair value of the ordinary shares is $18 a share. 3. Assume that net income for the year was $150,000 (record the closing entry) and the board of directors appropriated $70,000 of retained earnings for plant expansion. (b) Construct the equity section incorporating all the above information.

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