Question

The following data relate to the operations of Slick Software, Inc., during 2011.
Continuing operations:
Net sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19,850,000
Costs and expenses (including applicable income tax) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16,900,000
Other data:
Operating income during 2011 on segment of the business
discontinued near year-end (net of income tax) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140,000
Loss on disposal of discontinued segment (net of income
tax benefit) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 550,000
Extraordinary loss (net of income tax benefit) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 900,000
Prior period adjustment (increase in 2010 depreciation
expense, net of income tax benefit) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350,000
Cash dividends declared . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 950,000
Instructions
a. Prepare a condensed income statement for 2011, including earnings per share figures. Slick Software, Inc. had 200,000 shares of $1 par value common stock and 80,000 shares of $6.25, $100 par value preferred stock outstanding throughout the year.
b. Prepare a statement of retained earnings for the year ended December 31, 2011. As originally reported, retained earnings at December 31, 2010, amounted to $7,285,000.
c. Compute the amount of cash dividend per share of common stock declared by the board of directors for 2011. Assume no dividends in arrears on the preferred stock.
d. Assume that 2012 earnings per share is a single figure and amounts to $8.00. Assume also that there are no changes in outstanding common or preferred stock in 2012. Do you consider the $8.00 earnings per share figure in 2012 to be a favorable or unfavorable statistic in comparison with 2011 performance? Explain.



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