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ACT360 Module 2 Critical Thinking




Question;Complete the following two questions. Submit journal entries in an Excel file and written segments in an MSWord document. For written answers, please make sure your responses are well-written, formatted per CSUGlobal guidelines for APA Style, and have proper citation(s), if needed.As auditor for Banquo & Associates, you have been assigned to check Duncan Corporation?s computation ofearnings per share for the current year. The controller, Mac Beth, has supplied you with the followingcomputations.Net incomeCommon shares issued andoutstanding:Beginning of year$3,374,9601,285,000End of year1,200,000Average1,242,500Earnings per share:$3,374,9601,242,500= $2.72 pershareYou have developed the following additional information.1.There are no other equity securities in addition to the common shares.2.There are no options or warrants outstanding to purchase common shares.3.There are no convertible debt securities.4.Activity in common shares during the year was as follows.Outstanding, Jan. 1Treasury shares acquired, Oct. 1Shares reissued, Dec. 1Outstanding, Dec. 311,285,0001,035,0001,165,0001,200,000Questions:On the basis of the information above, do you agree with the controller?s computation ofearnings per share for the year? If you disagree, prepare a revised computation of earnings per share1.Assume the same facts as those presented above, except that options had been issued to purchase140,000 shares of common stock at $10 per share. These options were outstanding at the beginning ofthe year, and none had been exercised or canceled during the year. The average market price of thecommon shares during the year was $25, and the ending market price was $35. What earnings per shareamounts will be reported?2.


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