Stock Investment Transactions, Equity Method and Available-for-Sale Securities Glacier Products Inc. is a wholesaler of rock climbing gear. The company began operations on January 1, Year 1. The following transactions relate to securities acquired by Glacier Products Inc., which has a fiscal year ending on December 31: Year 1 Jan. 18. Purchased 7,100 shares of Malmo Inc. as an available-for-sale investment at $42 per share, including the brokerage commission. July 22. A cash dividend of $0.60 per share was received on the Malmo stock. Oct. 5. Sold 3,200 shares of Malmo Inc. stock at $45 per share less a brokerage commission of $60. Dec. 18. Received a regular cash dividend of $0.60 per share on Malmo Inc. stock. Dec. 31 Malmo Inc. is classified as an available-for-sale investment and is adjusted to a fair value of $40 per share. Use the valuation allowance for available-for-sale investments account in making the adjustment. Year 2 Jan. 25. Purchased an influential interest in Helsi Co. for $600,000 by purchasing 73,500 shares directly from the estate of the founder of Helsi. There are 210,000 shares of Helsi Co. stock outstanding. July 16. Received a cash dividend of $0.70 per share on Malmo Inc. stock. Dec. 16. Received a cash dividend of $0.70 per share plus an extra dividend of $0.10 per share on Malmo Inc. stock. Dec. 31 Received $18,000 of cash dividends on Helsi Co. stock. Helsi Co. reported net income of $74,000 in Year 2. Glacier Products Inc. uses the equity method of accounting for its investment in Helsi Co. Dec. 31 Malmo Inc. is classified as an available-for-sale investment and is adjusted to a fair value of $45 per share. Use the valuation allowance for available-for-sale investments account in making the adjustment for the increase in fair value from $40 to $45 per share. Required: 1. Journalize the entries to record the preceding transactions. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. In your computations, round per share amounts to two decimal places.

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Stock Investment Transactions, Equity Method and Available-for-Sale Securities Glacier Products Inc. is a wholesaler of rock climbing gear. The company began operations on January 1, Year 1. The following transactions relate to securities acquired by Glacier Products Inc., which has a fiscal year ending on December 31: Year 1 Jan. 18. Purchased 7,100 shares of Malmo Inc. as an available-for-sale investment at $42 per share, including the brokerage commission. July 22. A cash dividend of $0.60 per share was received on the Malmo stock. Oct. 5. Sold 3,200 shares of Malmo Inc. stock at $45 per share less a brokerage commission of $60. Dec. 18. Received a regular cash dividend of $0.60 per share on Malmo Inc. stock. Dec. 31 Malmo Inc. is classified as an available-for-sale investment and is adjusted to a fair value of $40 per share. Use the valuation allowance for available-for-sale investments account in making the adjustment. Year 2 Jan. 25. Purchased an influential interest in Helsi Co. for $600,000 by purchasing 73,500 shares directly from the estate of the founder of Helsi. There are 210,000 shares of Helsi Co. stock outstanding. July 16. Received a cash dividend of $0.70 per share on Malmo Inc. stock. Dec. 16. Received a cash dividend of $0.70 per share plus an extra dividend of $0.10 per share on Malmo Inc. stock. Dec. 31 Received $18,000 of cash dividends on Helsi Co. stock. Helsi Co. reported net income of $74,000 in Year 2. Glacier Products Inc. uses the equity method of accounting for its investment in Helsi Co. Dec. 31 Malmo Inc. is classified as an available-for-sale investment and is adjusted to a fair value of $45 per share. Use the valuation allowance for available-for-sale investments account in making the adjustment for the increase in fair value from $40 to $45 per share. Required: 1. Journalize the entries to record the preceding transactions. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. In your computations, round per share amounts to two decimal places.

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