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How is Tesla’s balance sheet impacted by its issuance of common stock and convertible five-year notes?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is ramping up to begin production of the Tesla Model 3. The Model 3 is an all-electric four-door compact luxury sedan that will have a range of at least 215 miles. It will be the most affordable of the Tesla models, starting at $35,000 for the base model. As of mid-March […]

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How will Snapchat’s upcoming IPO impact its assets, liabilities, and equity?

For the past year, there has been speculation that Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, was planning to have an initial public offering (IPO.) Finally, in February 2017, Snap filed the paperwork with the SEC indicating it was going to be issuing stock soon. Snap’s IPO is expected to be the most expensive tech […]

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How will Toro account for its two-for-one stock split?

The Toro Company (TTC) is a manufacturer of lawn care products such as lawn mowers and irrigation systems. Toro’s brands include Toro, Lawn Genie, and Lawn-Boy.  Toro’s fiscal year end is October 31. As of October 31, 2015, Toro had authorized 175,000,000 shares of common stock. As of this same date, it had 54,650,916 shares […]

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What is the impact on Snapchat’s balance sheet from its latest issuance of stock?

Snapchat is one of the fastest growing social media platforms with 16 to 24 year olds. Snapchat is privately-held, which means its stock cannot be purchased on a stock exchange. It may be getting ready for an IPO (initial public offering) sometime later in 2016 or 2017. In the meantime, Snapchat is obtaining funding for operations […]

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How would Square’s IPO impact its balance sheet and income statement?

Square, Inc., is an electronics payment company. Its small credit card readers plug into smartphones, making it easy for sellers to accept credit and debit card payments. Jack Dorsey, the founder of Square and Twitter) is said to have been inspired to start Square in 2009 when a friend of his was unable to complete […]

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How would Reverb, the online marketplace for musicians, record its issuance of $25 million of stock?

Started in 2013, Reverb is a company that provides an online marketplace for musicians to buy and sell gear. Its investors include country music superstar Brad Paisley and Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick. Reverb can be thought of as the “Ebay for musicians.” The wide scope of the Ebay marketplace makes it hard at times […]

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What happens from an accounting standpoint when FNB Bancorp issues a stock dividend?

FNB Bancorp recently declared a stock dividend, according to a recent news release[1]: FNB Bancorp (OTCQB: FNBG), the holding company for First National Bank of Northern California, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a stock dividend of approximately 210,709 shares, payable at the rate of one share of Common Stock for every twenty (20) shares of […]

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What does Kohl’s 2015 Form 10-K communicate about its stockholders’ equity?

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) operates department stores in 49 states in the U.S. and has annual sales in excess of $18 billion. Its fiscal year ends on the Saturday closest to January 31 each year. Kohl’s has several line items comprising its stockholders’ equity.  See the excerpts to follow from Kohl’s 2015 Form 10-K: its Consolidated […]

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How does Birchbox report its issuance of $50 million in equity?

Birchbox, Inc., is privately-held. It was founded in 2010 by Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp and has its headquarters in New York City.  Birchbox offers a subscription service that delivers samples of beauty products to its subscribers. Subscribers can also purchase full-size versions of the products on Birchbox’s website. Birchbox currently has more than 400,000 […]

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How would Crocs account for the conversion of its preferred stock into common stock?

At the end of December 2013, Crocs Inc. announced that Blackstone Group is investing $200 million into the footwear company in the form of a preferred stock purchase. In three years, the preferred stock shares owned by Blackstone Group will convert into common shares if the Crocs common stock market price rises to a certain […]

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