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Equity method for stock investment with loss On January 6, Year 1, Bulldog Co. purchased 34% of the outstanding stock of Gator Co. for $212,000. Gator Co. paid total dividends of $24,000 to all .shareholders on June 30. Gator had a net loss of $56,000 for Year 1. a. Journalize Bulldog's purchase of the stock, receipt of the dividends, and the adjusting entry for the equity loss in Gator Co. stock. b. Compute the balance of Investment in Gator Co. Stock on December 31, Year 1. c. How does valuing an investment under the equity method differ from valuing an investment at fair value?

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Equity method for stock investment with loss

On January 6, Year 1, Bulldog Co. purchased 34% of the outstanding stock of Gator Co. for $212,000. Gator Co. paid total dividends of $24,000 to all .shareholders on June 30. Gator had a net loss of $56,000 for Year 1.

a. Journalize Bulldog's purchase of the stock, receipt of the dividends, and the adjusting entry for the equity loss in Gator Co. stock.

b. Compute the balance of Investment in Gator Co. Stock on December 31, Year 1.

c. How does valuing an investment under the equity method differ from valuing an investment at fair value?

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