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During January 2010, 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 Wells' investment was attributed to unrecorded patents having a remaining useful life of ten years. In 2010, Wilton reported net income of $600,000. For 2011, Wilton reported net income of $750,000. Dividends of $200,000 were paid in each of these two years. What was the reported balance of Wells' Investment in Wilson Co. at December 31, 2011? A. $1,609,000. B. $1,485,000. C. $1,685,000. D. $1,647,000. E. $1,054,300

 

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