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Unformatted text preview: ch1 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Gaw Company owns 15% of the common stock of Trace Corporation and used the fair-value method to account for this investment. Trace reported net income of $110,000 for 2008 and paid dividends of $60,000 on October 1, 2008. How much income should Gaw recognize on this investment in 2008? A. $16,500 B. $9,000 C. $25,500 D. $7,500 E. $50,000 2. Yaro Company owns 30% of the common stock of Dew Co. and uses the equity method to account for the investment. During 2008, Dew reported income of $250,000 and paid dividends of $80,000. There is no amortization associated with the investment. During 2008, how much income should Yaro recognize related to this investment? A. $24,000 B. $75,000 C. $99,000 D. $51,000 E. $80,000 3. On January 1, 2008, Pacer Company paid $1,920,000 for 60,000 shares of Lennon Co.'s voting common stock which represents a 45% investment. No allocation to goodwill or other specific account was made. Significant influence over Lennon was achieved by this acquisition. Lennon distributed a dividend of $2.50 per share during 2008 and reported net income of $670,000. What was the balance in the Investment in Lennon Co. account found in the financial records of Pacer as of December 31, 2008? A. $2,040,500 B. $2,212,500 C. $2,260,500 D. $2,171,500 E. $2,071,500 4. A company should always use the equity method to account for an investment if A. It has the ability to exercise significant influence over the operating policies of the investee B. It owns 30% of another company's stock C. It has a controlling interest (more than 50%) of another company's stock D. The investment was made primarily to earn a return on excess cash E. It does not have the ability to exercise significant influence over the operating policies of the investee 5. On January 1, 2006, Dermot Company purchased 15% of the voting common stock of Horne Corp. On January 1, 2008, Dermot purchased 28% of Horne's voting common stock. If Dermot achieves significant influence with this new investment, how must Dermot account for the change to the equity method? A. It must use the equity method for 2008 but should make no changes in its financial statements for 2007 and 2006 B. It should prepare consolidated financial statements for 2008 C. It must restate the financial statements for 2007 and 2006 as if the equity method had been used for those two years D. It should record a prior period adjustment at the beginning of 2008 but should not restate the financial statements for 2007 and 2006 E. It must restate the financial statements for 2007 as if the equity method had been used then 6. During January 2007, Wells, Inc. acquired 30% of the outstanding common stock of Wilton Co. for $1,400,000. This investment gave Wells the ability to exercise significant influence over Wilton. Wilton's assets on that date were recorded at $6,400,000 with liabilities of $3,000,000. Any excess of cost over book value of on that date were recorded at $6,400,000 with liabilities of $3,000,000....
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