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Zelda Corporation had outstanding 5,000 shares of $40 par, 8 percent cumulative preferred stock and
100,000 shares of $10 par-value common stock. The corporation declares and pays dividends as
follows: Year 1, $20,000; Year 2, $0; Year 3, $12,000; Year 4, $75,000.
Instructions:
Determine the dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.
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Zelda Corporation had outstanding 5,000 shares of $40 par, 8 percent cumulative preferred stock and 100,000 shares of $10 par-value common stock. The corporation declares and pays dividends as follows: Year 1, $20,000; Year 2, $0; Year 3, $12,000; Year 4, $75,000. Instructions: Determine the dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

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Preference stockholders are entitled to receive dividends in preference to the common stockholders. IN case of cumulative preference stock, dividends of...

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