ACC 401 Week 2 Quiz 1
1. When an investor uses the equity method to account for investments in common stock, the investor’s share of cash dividends from the investee should be recorded as
2. Which of the following does not indicate an investor company’s ability to significantly influence an investee?
3. Sisk Company has owned 10 percent of Maust, Inc., for the past several years. This ownership did not allow Sisk to have significant influence over Maust. Recently, Sisk acquired an additional 30 percent of Maust and now will use the equity method. How will the investor report change?
4. Under fair-value accounting for an equity investment, which of the following affects the income the investor recognizes from its ownership of the investee?
5. When an equity method investment account is reduced to a zero balance
6. On January 1, Puckett Company paid $1.6 million for 50,000 shares of Harrison’s voting common stock, which represents a 40 percent investment. No allocation to goodwill or other specific account was made. Significant influence over Harrison is achieved by this acquisition and so Puckett applies the equity method. Harrison declared a $2 per share dividend during the year and reported net income of $560,000. What is the balance in
7. In January 2014, Domingo, Inc., acquired 20 percent of the outstanding common stock of Martes, Inc., for $700,000. This investment gave Domingo the ability to exercise significant influence over Martes. Martes’s assets on that date were recorded at $3,900,000 with liabilities
of $900,000. Any excess of cost over book value of the investment was attributed to a patent having a remaining useful life of 10 years. In 2014, Martes reported net income of $170,000. In 2015, Martes reported net income of $210,000. Dividends of $70,000 were declared in each of these two years. What is the equity method balance of Domingo’s Investment in Martes, Inc., at December 31, 2015?
8. Franklin purchases 40 percent of Johnson Company on January 1 for $500,000. Although Franklin did not use it, this acquisition gave Franklin the ability to apply significant influence to Johnson’s operating and financing policies. Johnson reports assets on that date of $1,400,000 with liabilities of $500,000. One building with a 7-year remaining life is undervalued on Johnson’s books by $140,000. Also, Johnson’s book value for its trademark (10-year remaining life) is undervalued by $210,000. During the year, Johnson reports net income of $90,000 while declaring dividends of $30,000. What is the Investment in Johnson Company balance (equity method) in Franklin’s financial records as of December 31?
9. Evan Company reports net income of $140,000 each year and declares an annual cash dividend of $50,000. The company holds net assets of $1,200,000 on January 1, 2014. On that date, Shalina purchases 40 percent of the outstanding stock for $600,000, which gives it the ability to significantly influence Evan. At the purchase date, the excess of Shalina’s cost over its proportionate share of Evan’s book value was assigned to goodwill. On December 31, 2016, what
10. Perez, Inc., applies the equity method for its 25 percent investment in Senior, Inc. During 2015, Perez sold goods with a 40 percent gross profit to Senior. Senior sold all of these goods in 2015. How should Perez report the effect of the intra-entity sale on its 2015 income statement?