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关于buy-back和dividends 的問題,拜托幫幫忙

1. The buy-back by a company of its shares :

a. increases total assets and total shareholders' equity.

b. decreases total assets and total shareholders' equity.

c. has no effect on total assets and total shareholders' equity.

d. requires that a gain or loss be recognised in the income statement.

2. Dividends in arrears on cumulative preference shares:

a. never have to be paid.

b. must be paid before ordinary shareholders can receive a dividend.

c. should be recorded as a current liability until they are paid.

d. enable the preference shareholders to share equally in corporate earnings with the ordinary shareholders.

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  • Claire
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
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    1. The buy-back by a company of its shares :

    b. decreases total assets and total shareholders' equity.

    According to Investopedia, The buying back of outstanding shares (repurchase) by a company inorder to reduce the number of shares on the market. Companies willbuyback shares either to increase the value of shares still available(reducing supply), or to eliminate any threats by shareholders who maybe looking for a controlling stake.

    2. Dividends in arrears on cumulative preference shares:

    b. must be paid before ordinary shareholders can receive a dividend.

    2008-05-15 13:38:18 補充:

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    6 years ago
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  • Elisa
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    #1's answer is accurate.

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