Question: Turner Company purchased 40 of the outstanding stock of ICA

Turner Company purchased 40% of the outstanding stock of ICA Company for $10,000,000 on January 2, 2011. Turner elects the fair value option to account for the investment. During 2011, ICA earns $750,000 of income and on December 30 pays a dividend of $500,000. On December 31, 2011, the fair value of Turner's investment has increased to $11,500,000. What journal entries would Turner make to account for this investment during 2011, assuming Turner will account for the investment similar to how it would account for a trading security?

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