Parker Corporation has issued 2,000 shares of common stock and 400 shares of preferred stock for a lump sum of $72,000 cash.
(a) Give the entry for the issuance assuming the par value of the
common was $5 and the market value $30, and the par value of the
preferred was $40 and the market value $50. (Each valuation is on a per
share basis and there are ready markets for each stock.)
(b) Give the entry for the issuance assuming the same facts as (a)
above except the preferred stock has no ready market and the common
stock has a market value of $25 per share.