Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making, computer science homework help

### Question Description

The purpose of this assignment is to help you become familiar with examining the stockholders' equity section of the balance sheet.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making, Ch. 11

Answer the following questions in 1,050 words using the Lachlin Corporation Balance Sheet located on p. 575 of Financial Accounting:

• How many shares of common stock are outstanding?
• Assuming there is a stated value, what is the stated value of the common stock?
• What is the par value of the preferred stock?
• If the annual dividend on preferred stock is \$36,000, what is the dividend rate on preferred stock?
• If dividends of \$72,000 were in arrears on preferred stock, what would be the balance reported for retained earnings?

### Materials

Lachlin Corporation Balance Sheet
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The paper analyzes the balance sheet of Lachlin Corporation. There are three main
components of the balance sheet which are assets, liabilities and stakeholder equity. The analysis
incorporates these computations outstanding common stock, the stated value of the common
stock, par value of preferred stock, the dividend rate on preferred stock and at last the calculation
of retained earnings is performed.
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The stakeholder equity is reported in the liability section of the balance sheet. The

stakeholder equity incorporates the detail of these records which are Preferred stock, common
stock, retained earnings, treasury stock and so forth. The stakeholder equity accounts are
calculated and analyzed below.
The preference share is the characterization of shares that gives the settled installment to
its shareholder, in addition, the preference shareholders are given preference on normal
shareholders. The shareholders are paid a settled measure of income rather than a profit. The
preference shareholders can request their claim on the firm income more than the common
shareholders.
Dependent upon the terms of the agreement under which preferred stock is issued, the
level of control of its holders over the organization's operations ranges from none to the same as
that of the holders of regular stock. These are the stoc...

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