What is preferred stock ? Preferred stock is a type of equity which gives stockholders additional benefits (preferences). The main benefit is that the preference stockholders are entitled to dividends and repayment of their investment on liquidation before any payments are made to common stockholders.
The present value of a growing perpetuity formula is used to calculate the present value of a series of periodic payments which increase at a constant rate each period. The formula can be used as the basis for the Gordon growth model when considering how to value shares and stocks.
It is often the case, particularly with a start up business, that there will be a non-cash capital introduction in which the business will issue equity in return for non-cash assets such as property, plant, and equipment or supplies and inventory.
Non-Cash Capital Introduction November 6th, 2016Team
When a business declares a dividend part of the retained earnings of the business are distributed to the owners. The impact on the accounting equation is to increase the dividends payable liability and decrease the owners equity is the business.
Dividends Declared Journal Entry November 6th, 2016Team
For a business which is operated through a company or corporation, the equity is referred to as shareholders’ equity and the capital introduced is referred to as capital stock or share capital, and represents ownership in the company or corporation. This ownership also give the shareholder a right to a share in the retained earnings of the business.
The statement of comprehensive income is one of the main financial statements. The purpose of the statement of comprehensive income is to show all changes in equity other than those resulting from investments by and distributions to the owners of the business.
Statement of Comprehensive Income November 6th, 2016Team
The statement of changes in equity is one of the main financial statements. The purpose of the statement is to show the equity movements during the accounting period and to reconcile the opening and closing equity balances.
Statement of Changes in Equity January 31st, 2017Team