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Posted On: 2011-01-24 05:05:39

P12-4A Prepare dividend entries and stockholders' equity section.


P12-4A  Galactica Corporation

P12-4A  On January 1, 2006, Galactica Corporation had the following stockholders' equity accounts.

Common Stock ($20 par value, 60,000 shares issued and outstanding)


Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par Value


Retained Earnings



During the year, the following transactions occurred.

Feb.    1

Declared a $1 cash dividend per share to stockholders of record on February 15, payable March 1.

Mar.    1

Paid the dividend declared in

Apr.    1

Announced a 5-for-1 stock split. Prior to the split, the market price per share was $35.

July    1

Declared a 5% stock dividend to stockholders of record on July 15, distributable July 31. On July 1, the market price of the stock was $7 per share.

July 31

Issued the shares for the stock dividend.

Dec.    1

Declared a $0.50 per share dividend to stockholders of record on December 15, payable January 5, 2007.


Determined that net income for the year was $380,000.


Journalize the transactions and closing entries.

Journal Entries: Date Account/Descript
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Attachment 1: P12-4A Galactica Corporation.doc
Solution Posted By: Homeworkhelp    Posted on: 24-01-2011