The equity section of Martin Corporation consists of ordinary shares (10 par) 2,000,000 and retained earnings 300,000.

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The equity section of Martin Corporation consists of ordinary shares (£10 par) £2,000,000 and retained earnings £300,000. A 10% share dividend (20,000 shares) is declared when the market value per share is £14. Show the before-and-after effects of the dividend on the following.
(a) The components of equity.
(b) Shares outstanding.

Corporation
A Corporation is a legal form of business that is separate from its owner. In other words, a corporation is a business or organization formed by a group of people, and its right and liabilities separate from those of the individuals involved. It may...
Dividend
A dividend is a distribution of a portion of company’s earnings, decided and managed by the company’s board of directors, and paid to the shareholders. Dividends are given on the shares. It is a token reward paid to the shareholders for their...
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Financial accounting

ISBN: 978-1118285909

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Authors: Jerry J. Weygandt, Donald E. Kieso, Paul D. Kimmel

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