ACT360 Module 2 Critical Thinking Complete the following two questions. Submit journal entries in an Excel file and written segments in an MS Word document. For written answers, please make sure your responses are well-written, formatted per CSUGlobal guidelines for APA Style, and have proper citation(s), if needed.As auditor for Banquo & Associates, you have been assigned to check Duncan Corporation’s computation of earnings per share for

ACT360 Module 2 Critical Thinking Complete the following two questions. Submit journal entries in an Excel file and written segments in an MS Word document. For written answers, please make sure your responses are well-written, formatted per CSUGlobal guidelines for APA Style, and have proper citation(s), if needed.As auditor for Banquo & Associates, you have been assigned to check Duncan Corporation’s computation of earnings per share for.

ACT360 Module 2 Critical Thinking

Complete the following two questions. Submit journal entries in an Excel file and written segments in an MS Word document. For written answers, please make sure your responses are well-written, formatted per CSUGlobal guidelines for APA Style, and have proper citation(s), if needed.

As auditor for Banquo & Associates, you have been assigned to check Duncan Corporation’s computation of earnings per share for the current year. The controller, Mac Beth, has supplied you with the following computations.

Net income
Common shares issued and outstanding:
Beginning of year

$3,374,960

1,285,000

End of year

1,200,000

Average

1,242,500

Earnings per share:
$3,374,960
1,242,500

= $2.72 per share

You have developed the following additional information.

1. There are no other equity securities in addition to the common shares.

2. There are no options or warrants outstanding to purchase common shares.

3. There are no convertible debt securities.

4. Activity in common shares during the year was as follows.

Outstanding, Jan. 1
Treasury shares acquired, Oct. 1
Shares reissued, Dec. 1
Outstanding, Dec. 31

1,285,000
1,035,000
1,165,000
1,200,000

Questions:
1. On the basis of the information above, do you agree with the controller’s computation of earnings per share for the year? If you disagree, prepare a revised computation of earnings per share

2. Assume the same facts as those presented above, except that options had been issued to purchase 140,000 shares of common stock at $10 per share. These options were outstanding at the beginning of the year, and none had been exercised or canceled during the year. The average market price of the common shares during the year was $25, and the ending market price was $35. What earnings per share amounts will be reported?

 

ACT360 Module 2 Critical Thinking Complete the following two questions. Submit journal entries in an Excel file and written segments in an MS Word document. For written answers, please make sure your responses are well-written, formatted per CSUGlobal guidelines for APA Style, and have proper citation(s), if needed.As auditor for Banquo & Associates, you have been assigned to check Duncan Corporation’s computation of earnings per share for

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