The company had 200,000 shares of common stock outstanding on

The company had 200,000 shares of common stock outstanding on January 1. In addition, as of January 1, the company had issued 5,000 convertible preferred shares (cumulative, 5%, $100 par). These preferred shares were converted on September 1. Each preferred share was converted into five shares of common stock. The preferred dividends for the entire year were paid in full before the conversion. The company has no other potentially dilutive securities. Net income for the year was $300,000. Compute
(1) Basic earnings per share
(2) Diluted earnings per share.
Common Stock
Common stock is an equity component that represents the worth of stock owned by the shareholders of the company. The common stock represents the par value of the shares outstanding at a balance sheet date. Public companies can trade their stocks on...

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