Lerner Co. had 200,000 shares of common stock, 20,000 shares of convertible preferred stock, and $1,500,000 of 10% convertible bonds outstanding during 2013. The preferred stock is convertible into 40,000 shares of common stock.
During 2013, Lerner paid dividends of $1.35 per share on the common stock and $4.50 per share on the preferred stock. Each $1,000 bond is convertible into 45 shares of common stock. The net income for 2013 was $900,000 and the income tax rate was 30%.
Basic earnings per share for 2013 is (rounded to the nearest penny) $3.63. $4.05. $3.32. $3.76.
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