Theater Arts Company produces and sells theater costumes. The following transactions relate to certain securities acquired by Theater Arts Company, which has a fiscal year ending on December 31: 2006
Feb. 10 Purchased 4,000 shares of the 150,000 outstanding common shares of Haslam Corporation at 48 per share plus commission and other costs of $168.
June 15 Received the regular cash dividend of $0.70 a share on Haslam Corporation stock.
Dec. 15 Received the regular cash dividend of $0.70 a share plus an extra dividend of $0.05 a share on Haslam Corporation stock.
(Assume that all intervening transactions have been recorded properly and that the number of shares of stock owned have not changed from December 31, 2006, to December 31, 2009.)
Jan. 3 Purchased an influential interest in Jacob, Inc. for $1,250,000 by purchasing 40,000 shares directly from the estate of the founder of Jacob. There are 100,000 shares of Jacob, Inc. stock outstanding.
Apr. 1 Received the regular cash dividend of $0.70 a share and a 2% stock dividend on the Haslam Corporation stock.
July 20 Sold 1,000 shares of Haslam Corporation stock at 41. The broker deducted commission and other costs of $50, remitting the balance.
Dec. 15 Received a cash dividend at the new rate of $0.80 a share on the Haslam Corporation stock.
Dec. 31 Received $40,000 of cash dividends on Jacob, Inc., stock. Jacob, Inc., reported net income of $295,000 in 2010. Theater Arts uses the equity method of accounting for its investment in Jacob, Inc.
Journalize the entries for the preceding transactions.
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