. has stockholders equity on january 1 as follows, common stock, 1$ par value , 1,000,000 shares authorized , 400,000 shares issued ; paid-in capital in excess of par value , common stock , 800,000; retained earnings, 3,600,000. prepare journal entry to record the following transaction .
feb 15-the board of directors declared a 5% stock dividend to stockholders of record on march 1. the stock was trading at 7$ per share prior to the dividend . (hint*use the liabilty account “stock dividend distributable” for the par value of the stock dividend on this date as the stock dividend is not payable until a later date)
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