The balance sheet for Fourth Corp. is shown here in market value terms. There are 5,000 shares of stock outstanding. Market Value Balance Sheet Cash $ 43,800 Equity $ 363,800 Fixed assets 320,000 Total $ 363,800 Total $ 363,800 The company has declared a dividend of $1.50 per share. The stock goes ex-dividend tomorrow. Ignoring any tax effects, what is the stock selling for today? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.) Ignoring any tax effects, what will it sell for tomorrow? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.) Ignoring any tax effects, what will the balance sheet look like after the dividends are paid? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to the nearest whole number, e.g., 32.)
Stock price today | Value of equity/No of shares outstanding | |||
Stock price today | 363800/5000 | |||
Stock price today | $72.76 | |||
Calculation of stock price tomorrow | ||||
Stock price tomorrow | Stock price today - Dividend paid | |||
Stock price tomorrow | 72.76-1.50 | |||
Stock price tomorrow | $71.26 | |||
Total amount of dividend paid | 1.50*5000 | |||
Total amount of dividend paid | $7,500 | |||
Balance sheet after dividend are paid would decrease cash and market value of equity | ||||
Market value balance sheet | ||||
Cash (43800-7500) | $36,300 | Equity (71.26*5000) | $356,300 | |
Fixed assets | $320,000 | |||
Total | $356,300 | Total | $356,300 | |
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