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Entries for stock dividends Pro-Builders Corporation has 1,500,000 shares of $5 par common stock outstanding. On September 2, Pro-Builders Corporation declared a 3% stock dividend to be issued November 30 to stockholders of record on October 3. The market price of the stock was $36 per share on September 2. Journalize the entries required on September 2, October 3, and November 30.

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Financial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
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ISBN: 9781337272124

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Entries for stock dividends

Pro-Builders Corporation has 1,500,000 shares of $5 par common stock outstanding. On September 2, Pro-Builders Corporation declared a 3% stock dividend to be issued November 30 to stockholders of record on October 3. The market price of the stock was $36 per share on September 2.

Journalize the entries required on September 2, October 3, and November 30.

To determine

Prepare the journal entry for the transactions made on September 2, October 3, and November 30.

Explanation of Solution

Stock Dividends: It refers to the payment of dividends by a company to its existing shareholders, in the form of additional shares rather than cash. Stock dividends are paid, when there is inadequate cash availability in the company.

Prepare the journal entry for the declaration of stock dividend on September 2 in the books of Corporation P.

DateAccount Titles and ExplanationPost Ref.Debit ($)Credit ($)
September2Stock Dividends                            (2) 1,620,000
  

         Common Stock Dividends

         Distributable                         (3)

 225,000
  

         Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par

         Value-Common stock          (4)

 1,395,000
(To record the declaration of common stock dividend)

Table (1)

  • Stock Dividends is a contra stockholders’ equity account with a normal debit balance. Increase in stock dividend decreases the stockholders’ equity account. Therefore, debit Stock Dividends account with $1,620,000.
  • Common Stock Dividends Distributable is a component of stockholders’ equity account, and the amount is increased due to the declaration of stock dividends. Therefore, credit Common Stock Dividends Distributable account with $225,000.
  • Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par Value - Common stock is a component of stockholders’ equity account, and the amount is increased due to the increase in capital excess of common stock value. Therefore, credit Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par Value account with $1,395,000.

Working Notes:

(1)

Compute the number of shares to be distributed as stock dividends.

Stock dividends shares = {Number of shares outstanding × Stock dividend percentage}= 1,500,000 shares × 3%= 45,000 shares                  

(2)

Compute amount of stock dividends.

Stock dividends = Stock dividend shares × Market value per share=45,000 shares(1) × $36= $1,620,000        

(3)

Compute the amount of common stock dividends distributable

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