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on january 2 2009 weston company acquired 20 of the 200 000 shares of outstanding co 4240254

On January 2, 2009, Weston Company acquired 20% of the 200,000 shares of outstanding common stock of Startile Corp. for $18 per share. The purchase price was equal to Startile’s underlying book value. Weston plans to hold this stock to influence the activities of Startile.The following data are applicable for 2009 and 2010:On January 2, 2011, Weston Company sold 12,000 shares of Startile stock for $23 per share. During 2011, Startile reported net income of $80,000, and on October 31, 2011, Startile paid dividends of $22,000. At December 31, 2011, after a significant stock market decline, which is expected to be temporary, Startile’s stock was selling for $14 per share. After selling the 12,000 shares, Weston does not expect to exercise significant influence over Startile, and the shares are classified as available for sale.Instructions:1. Make all journal entries for Weston Company for 2009, 2010, and 2011, assuming the 20% original ownership interest allowed significant influence over Startile.2. Make the year-end valuation adjusting entries for Weston Company for 2009, 2010, and 2011, assuming the 20% original ownership interest did not allow significant influence overStartile.
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On January 2 2009 Weston Company acquired 20 of the

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