Pina Corp. carries an account in its general ledger called Investments, which contained debits for investment purchases, and no credits, with the following descriptions.
Feb. 1, 2017 Sharapova Company common stock, $120 par, 240 shares $40,800 April 1 U.S. government bonds, 12%, due April 1, 2027, interest payable April 1 and October 1, 96 bonds of $1,000 par each 96,000 July 1
McGrath Company 12% bonds, par $50,100, dated March 1, 2017, purchased at 104 plus accrued interest, interest payable annually on March 1, due March 1, 2037 54,108
A. Prepare entries necessary to classify the amounts into proper accounts, assuming that all the securities are classified as available-for-sale.
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B. Prepare the entry to record the accrued interest and the amortizatin of premium on December 31, 2017, using the straight-line method.
C. The fair values of the investments on December 31, 2017, were:
Sharapova Company common stock $29,300 U.S. government bonds 136,500 McGrath Company bonds 54,900
What entry, if any, would you recommend be made?
D. The U.S. government bonds were sold on July 1, 2018, for $115,300 plus accrued interest. Give the proper entry.