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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
Found in: Page 713

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Journalizing treasury stock transactions and reporting stockholders’ equity

Southern Amusements Corporation had the following stockholders’ equity on

November 30:

Paid-In Capital:

Common Stock—$5 Par Value; 1,300 sharesauthorized, 250 shares issued and outstanding1,250

Retained Earnings50,000

Total Stockholders’ Equity $ 55,000

Stockholders’ Equity

Paid-In Capital in Excess of Par—Common 3,750

Total Paid-In Capital


On December 30, Southern purchased 200 shares of treasury stock at $15 per share.


3. How many shares of common stock are outstanding after the purchase oftreasury stock?

50 shares of common stock are outstanding after the purchase of treasury stock.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Basic Introduction

Treasury stock is the issued and outstanding shares of the corporation that is repurchased by the corporation from the open market.

Step 2: Common stock outstanding after treasury stock

The company is authorized for 1,300 shares and had 250common shares issued and outstanding. 200treasury stock purchased are no longer outstanding common stock, reducing the total outstanding common stock to 50 sharesissued and outstanding.

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