Black co.and blue co. | Business & Finance homework help

The following are preliminary financial statements for Black Co. and Blue Co. for the year ending December 31, 20X1 prior to Black’s acquisition of Blue.

Black co Blue Co

Sales 360,000 228,000

Expenses (240,000) (132,000)

Net income 120,000 96,000



Retained earnings 1/1/11 480,000 252,000

Net income (from above) 120,000 96,000

Dividends paid (36,000) 0

Retained earnings 12/31/11 564,000 348,000



Current assets 360,000 120,000

Land 120,000 108,000

Building (net) 480,000 336,000

Total assets 960,000 564,000



Liabilities 108,000 132,000

Common Stock 192,000 72,000

Add’l paid-in capital 96,000 12,000

Retained earnings 12/31/11 564,000 348,000

Total Liab & Stock. Equity 960,000 564,000



On December 31, 20X1 (subsequent to the preceding statements), Black exchanged 10,000 shares of its $10 par value common stock for all of the outstanding shares of Blue. Black’s stock on that date has a fair value of $60 per share. Black was willing to issue 10,000 shares of stock because Blue’s land was appraised at $204,000. Black also paid $14,000 to several attorneys and accountants who assisted in creating this combination.



Required:

Assuming that these two companies retained their separate legal identities, prepare a consolidation worksheet as of December 31, 20X1 after the acquisition transaction is completed. 

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