Accounting for Share Transactions
The Mayfair Corporation went public on January 1, 2015, with an initial public offering of 10,000,000 common shares, $1 par value, at a market price of $3 per share.
Since then, the following equity transactions had occurred:
In 2016, a 10% stock dividend was issued. At the time, the
Mayfair common shares were trading at $6 per share.
In 2017, a 3-for-1 forward stock split was executed. At the
time, the Mayfair common shares were trading at $12 per
In 2018, 500,000 common shares were repurchased on the open
market at a price of $15 per share.
On December 31, 2018, the company declared and paid its first cash dividend of $0.1 per share on all outstanding common shares.
1. Calculate the par value per share and the number of shares outstanding for the Mayfair Corporation on December 31, 2018.
Dec 31, 2018 shares outstanding and par value? Rounded to 2 decimal places.
Ans. Calculation of total no of share outstanding for the mayfair corporation on dec31 2018
Jan 01 2015 Initial Public offer : 10000000
Share after stock split 3 for 1 (10000000X3) : 30000000
Less: Repurchase from Open market : 500000
Oustanding share in Dec 31 2018 : 29500000
Calculation of Par value of share
Initial offer value @1 each share
Par value after stock split is (1/3) = $0.33 per share
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