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Dividends per share Imaging Inc., a developer of radiology equipment, has stock outstanding as follows: 40,000 shares of cumulative preferred 2% stock, $75 par, and 100,000 shares of $50 par common. During its first four years of operations, the following amounts were distributed as dividends: first year, $36,000; second year, $90,000; third year, $115,000; fourth year, $140,000. Compute the dividends per share on each class of stock for each of the four years.

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Dividends per share

Imaging Inc., a developer of radiology equipment, has stock outstanding as follows: 40,000 shares of cumulative preferred 2% stock, $75 par, and 100,000 shares of $50 par common. During its first four years of operations, the following amounts were distributed as dividends: first year, $36,000; second year, $90,000; third year, $115,000; fourth year, $140,000. Compute the dividends per share on each class of stock for each of the four years.

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To determine

Cash dividends: The amount of cash provided by a corporation out of its distributable profits to its shareholders as a return for the amount invested by them is referred as cash dividends.

Common stock: These are the ordinary shares that a corporation issues to the investors in order to raise funds. In return, the investors receive a share of profit from the profits earned by the corporation. The dividend payments are not guaranteed and are paid after the payment made to the preferred stockholders.

Preferred stock: The stock that provides a fixed amount of return (dividend) to its stockholder before paying dividends to common stockholders is referred as preferred stock.

A preferred stock may be cumulative and non-cumulative. A cumulative preferred stock implies that a preferred stockholder is entitled to receive dividends for the current year plus any unpaid dividends of the previous years, before the dividends paid to the common stockholders.

Dividend per share:

Dividend per share represents the amount of dividend paid to each shareholders of the business.

To determine: The dividends per share for preferred and common stock for each year.

Explanation of Solution

Determine the dividends per share for preferred and common stock for each year.

Particulars Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Total dividends declared (a) $36,000 $90,000 $115,000 $140,000

Preferred dividend

(For current year) (b)

$36,000 $60,000 $60,000 $60,000
Preferred dividend in arrears (c) $0 $24,000 $0 $0

Total preferred dividends

(d) = (b) + (c)

$36,000 $84,000 $60,000 $60,000
Common dividend (e) = (a) (d) $0 $6,000 $55,000 $80,000
 
Dividend per share:

   Preferred stock

   (Total preferred dividend(d)40,000 preference shares)

$0.90 $2.10 $1.50 $1.50

  Common stock

  (Common dividend(e)100,000 common shares)

$0 $0.06 $0.55 $0.80

Table (1)

Working note:

Calculate the amount to be paid as preferred dividend each year

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