Question 1: Purchase Commitments
On September 5, 2011, Maloney Corporation signed a purchase commitment to purchase inventory for$180,000 on or before March 31, 2012. The company’s fiscal year-end is December 31. The contractwas exercised on March 4, 2012 and the inventory was purchased for cash at the contract price. On thepurchase date of March 4, the market price of the inventory was $182,000. The market price of theinventory on December 31, 2011, was $168,000.
a. Prepare the necessary adjusting journal entry (if any is required) on December 31, 2011.
b. Prepare the journal to record the purchase on March 4, 2012.
Question 2: Contingencies
Nice Company files a lawsuit against Cheater Corp. for $4,000,000 in December 2010 alleging patent
infringement. Cheater Corp.’s manager thinks it is probable that Cheater Corp. will eventually have topay something to settle the suit, and the best estimate of the expected amount ranges from $1,200,000to $2,400,000.
In your answers below, you may ignore income taxes
a. Show any related journal entries Cheater Corp. will record in 2010.
b. Assume that the managers of Nice Company have information indicating that it is highly probablethat Nice will win the lawsuit and they expect to collect the entire $4,000,000. Show any relatedjournal entries Nice Company will record in 2010.
c. Assume that the lawsuit is settled in 2011 and Cheater Corp. pays Nice Company $2,300,000 incash. Calculate the effect this company will have on the 2011 net income for each company.
Question 3: Short-term liabilities
Kendall Products began operations in 2013. Kendall’s fiscal year ends on December 31. Kendall issued
its 2013 financial statements on February 15, 2014.
a. On September 1, Kendall borrowed $10,000,000 on a short-term line of credit with Big Bank.Kendall can repay the amount any time within the next six months. The borrowing carries a 6%interest rate with interest payable on the first of each month (first interest payment is due onOctober 1 2013). Kendall intends to use the line of credit to provide temporary financing until along-term funding can be arranged.
b. On October 1, Kendall borrowed $1,000,000 from Small Bank by signing a 5-year promissory notewith 8% interest payable at maturity. Although the note is callable by the lender, Kendallmanagement expects to pay the entire amount due at maturity.
c. Kendall received $3,000 of refundable deposits in December for reusable containers. Kendallexpects refunds to be paid within six months of the initial sale and that 10% of the containers willnot be returned.
a. On January 5, 2014 Kendall refinanced the short-term line of credit by obtaining a three-year loanfrom Big Bank with a 9% interest rate.
b. On March 1, 2014 Small Bank waived its right to call the promissory note.
c. Throughout the entire 2014 year Kendall refunded a total of $2,500 of the deposits received inDecember 2013.
Prepare the liability section of the balance sheet at December 31, 2013 based on the informationprovided. Be sure to list current and noncurrent liabilities in separate sections.
Question 4: Bonds
The financial statement notes for Green Duck Inc. show the following information about the company’s 6%, 5
year bonds with a face amount of $12,000 due in December 2012. The bonds pay interest semi-annually on
June 30 and December 31.
carrying value of bonds
a. How much interest was paid in cash for these bonds in 2009?
b. What was the interest expense for these bonds in 2009?
c. When the bonds were issued, what was the market interest rate?
d. What will be the interest expense for these bonds in 2010?
e. How much were the bonds originally issued for?
Question 5: Analyzing Rite Aidâ€™s Long-term debt
Following is an excerpt from the debt note provided along with Rite Aidâ€™s financial statements for the year
ended February 26, 2011.
1. Refer to the 10.25% senior secured notes due in October 2019 to answer the following questions:
a. What is the face value (or principal amount) of these notes?
b. Calculate the amount of cash interest Rite Aid paid for these notes for the year ended February 26, 2011.
c. Calculate the amount of discount amortization recorded during the year ended February 26, 2011. Does
this amortization increase or decrease interest expense recorded during the period?
2. Refer to the 8.00% senior secured notes due in August 2020 to answer the following questions.
a. These notes were issued in August 2010. What journal entry did Rite Aid make to record theissuance of these notes? What effect would the issuance have on the Statement of Cash Flows?
b. Calculate the amount of interest expense related to these notes that would be included on RiteAidâ€™s income statement for the year ended February 25, 2012.
3. Assume that on February 27, 2011, Rite Aid repurchased the 9.5% senior notes due in June 2017 for
$797,769. Prepare the journal entry to record this transaction.
RITE AID CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)
For the Years Ended February 26, 2011, February 27, 2010 and February 28, 2009
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
10. Indebtedness and Credit Agreement
Following is a summary of indebtedness and lease financing obligations at February 26, 2011 and February 27, 2010:
Senior secured revolving credit facility due September 2012
Senior secured revolving credit facility due August 2015 (or April 2014, see Credit Facility below)
Senior secured credit facility term loan due June 2014
Senior secured credit facility term loan due June 2014 ($342,125 and $345,625 face value less unamortized discount of
$19,718 and $25,634)
Senior secured credit facility term loan due June 2015 ($650,000 face value less unamortized net discount of $15,036)
9.75% senior secured notes (first lien) due June 2016 ($410,000 face value less unamortized discount of $5,635 and $6,692)
8.00% senior secured notes (first lien) due August 2020
10.375% senior secured notes (second lien) due July 2016 ($470,000 face value less unamortized discount of $29,952 and
7.5% senior secured notes (second lien) due March 2017
10.25% senior secured notes (second lien) due October 2019 ($270,000 face value less unamortized discount of $1,774 and
Guaranteed Unsecured Debt:
8.625% senior notes due March 2015
9.375% senior notes due December 2015 ($410,000 face value less unamortized discount of $3,345 and $4,049)
9.5% senior notes due June 2017 ($810,000 face value less unamortized discount of $8,130 and $9,431)
Unsecured Unguaranteed Debt:
8.125% notes due May 2010
9.25% senior notes due June 2013
6.875% senior debentures due August 2013
8.5% convertible notes due May 2015
7.7% notes due February 2027
6.875% fixed-rate senior notes due December 2028
Lease financing obligations
Current maturities of long-term debt and lease financing obligations
Long-term debt and lease financing obligations, less current maturities
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