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ISBN: 9781337690881
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# Preferred DividendsStevens Industries had the following preferred stock outstanding at the end of a recent year: Required: Determine the amount of annual dividends on each issue of preferred stock and the total annual dividend on all four issues. Calculate what the amount of dividends in arrears would be if the dividends were omitted for 1 year.

To determine

Concept introduction:

Cash dividend:

The Cash dividend is the amount of dividend paid to shareholders in cash. The Cash dividend is declared first and paid later. There are two journal entries made, one at the time of declaration of dividend and another at the time of payment.

Requirement 1:

To calculate:

The amount of preferred dividend for each issue and total amount of dividend.

Explanation

The amount of preferred dividend for each issue and total amount of dividend is calculated as follows:

 Preferred Stock type Number of Shares Par Value Dividend % Annual Dividend A B C =A*B*C \$5...
To determine

Concept introduction:

Cash dividend:

The Cash dividend is the amount of dividend paid to shareholders in cash. The Cash dividend is declared first and paid later. There are two journal entries made, one at the time of declaration of dividend and another at the time of payment.

Requirement 2:

To calculate:

The amount of preferred dividend in arrear.

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