This problem continues our accounting for Fitness Equipment Doctor, Inc., from Chapter 9. Fitness Equipment Doctor, Inc.,


This problem continues our accounting for Fitness Equipment Doctor, Inc., from Chapter 9. Fitness Equipment Doctor, Inc., has been authorized to sell 100,000 shares of $5 par value common stock and 40,000 shares of $10 par, 15 percent preferred stock. During the year, Fitness Equipment Doctor had the following transactions related to stockholders' equity:

Mar 1 Issued 7,000 shares of common stock to Adam Mazella in exchange for $22000 cash and a truck with a market value of $13.000.

Apr 13 Issued an additional 2,000 shares of common stock to Adam Mazella for $10,000 cash.

Aug 18 Sold 9.000 shares of common stock to investors for $53.000

Sep 6 Sold 1,000 shares of preferred stock to investors for $25.000.

Oct 22 Purchased 1.200 shares of common stock for $18 per share to hold in the company's treasury

Nov 14 Declared a S12.000 dividend payable on December 15 to stockholders on record on December 1. Used separate payable accounts for preferred and common dividends,

Dec 15 Paid the dividend.

Dec 21 Sold 400 shares of treasury stock for $24 per share.


1. Record the transactions in the journal. Explanations are not required.

2. Prepare the stockholders' equity section of the balance sheet at December 31, 2016, assuming Fitness Equipment Doctor, Inc., earned $143,650 of net income during the year. In addition to the dividends paid on December 15, $5,800 of dividends were paid earlier in the year.

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...
Balance Sheet
Balance sheet is a statement of the financial position of a business that list all the assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity and shareholder’s equity at a particular point of time. A balance sheet is also called as a “statement of financial...
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...
Par Value
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Financial Accounting

ISBN: 978-0134436111

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Authors: Robert Kemp, Jeffrey Waybright

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