1) On January 2, 2016, Alpha Corporation issued 5,000 shares of $2 par value common stock. The issue price was $7.50 per share.

1) On January 2, 2016, Alpha Corporation issued 5,000 shares of $2 par value common stock. The issue price was $7.50 per share. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for the January 2 entry.

2) On January 2, 2016, Alpha Corporation issued 1,500 shares of $6 par value common stock. The issue price was $15 per share. On January 15, Alpha Corporation issued 1,100 shares of its $100 par 5% cumulative preferred stock for $105 per share. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for the January 2 and January 15 entries.

3) On January 2, 2016, Alpha Corporation issued 15,000 shares of $10 par value common stock for $15 per share. On March 1, 2016, Alpha reacquired 1,000 of these shares when they were trading $20 each. September 1, 2016, when the market was soaring, Alpha reissued 500 shares of treasury stock at the going market rate of $25 per share. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for September 1.

4) On January 1, 2016, Alpha Corporation had 100,000 shares of common stock outstanding. On April 15, the board declared a $0.30 per share dividend to be paid to stockholders of record on May 4. The dividend was distributed on May 15. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entries (without explanation) for April 15 & May 15. If no entry is required write “No Entry Required.”

5) On January 1, 2016, Alpha Corporation had 300,000 shares of common stock outstanding with a par value of $3 per share. On March 31, Alpha Corporation declared a 10% stock dividend when the market value was $8 per share. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for March 31. If no entry is required write “No Entry Required.”

6) On December 31, 2015, Alpha Corporation has outstanding 1,000 shares of $100 par value, 7% cumulative and nonparticipating preferred stock, and 20,000 shares of $10 par value common stock. No dividends were paid in 2015. During 2016, Alpha distributed $40,000 in dividends. Use this information to determine for the 2016 the dollar amount of dividends that will be distributed to:

  1. Preferred Stock
  2. Common Stock

7) On January 2, 2016, Alpha Corporation procured new equipment with an issue of 5,000 shares of $4.00 par value common stock. The equipment had an MSRP of $65,000. Alpha’s stock was trading on the open market for $9.75 per share on January 2nd. Use this information to prepare the General Journal entry (without explanation) for the January 2 entry.

8) The following are selected accounts for the Alpha Dog Company after all Fiscal Year December 31, 2016, adjusting entries & closing entries have been posted. All balances are normal.

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