Question: Calculate basic EPS and explain the EPS effect of convertible

Calculate basic EPS, and explain the EPS effect of convertible preferred. Thrifty Co. reported net income of $790,800 for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2014. At the beginning of that fiscal year, 100,000 shares of common stock were outstanding. On October 31, 2013, an additional 30,000 shares were issued. No other changes in common shares outstanding occurred during the year. Also during the year, the company paid the annual dividend on the 40,000 shares of 6%, $50 par value preferred stock that were outstanding the entire year.

a. Calculate basic earnings per share of common stock for the year ended January 31, 2014.
b. If Thrifty Co.'s preferred stock were convertible into common stock, what additional calculation would be required?

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