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Flashcards in Bonds Debt Restructure Deck (23):
1

What is a serial bond?

Any bond that matures in installments

2

What is a term bond?

Any bond that matures on a single date

3

What is a debenture bond?

A bond not secured by any collateral

4

What is a sinking fund bond?

Cash is held in a sinking fund for repayment of bond at maturity

5 years of requirements and maturity details should be disclosed

5

What is the formula to calculate proceeds of a bond sale?

Present Value of the principal payment at maturity
+ Present Value of Interest Payments made
: Market Value of Bond Proceeds

6

How is the present value of a bond calculated?

Step 1: PV of $1 @ Yield Rate (not Stated Rate)
x Bond Face Value

PLUS

Step 2: PV of an Ordinary Annuity of $1 for Term @Yield
x (Stated Rate x Face)

7

Which costs are included in bond issuance costs? How are they recorded?

Include Engraving; Printing; Legal; Underwriter; Registration

Debited to a deferred charge account and amortized over life of Bond using S/L

Bond Proceeds - Bond Issuance Costs : Net Bond Proceeds

Time of amortization begins when issued

8

How are bonds reported when classified as trading securities?

Reported at FMV with unreleased gains and losses being included in earnings

9

How are bonds amortized under the interest method?

Both discount and premium amortization amounts increase each year

10

Describe the book value method when converting from bonds to stocks.

No gain or loss recognized

APIC is the plug for the difference between the Bond's Book Value and the Par Value of the Common Stock

11

What is the stated rate for a bond?

Rate on the face of the bond

12

What is the market rate on a bond?

Rate that bonds are currently selling for

13

What happens when the bond's market rate is greater than the stated rate?

Bond will need to sell at a discount in order for buyers to be interested. The difference in market rate vs. the stated is made up by the buyer purchasing the bond for less than par value

14

What happens when a bond's market rate is less than the stated rate?

Bond will need to sell at a premium in order for buyers to be interested. The difference in market rate vs. the stated is made up by the buyer purchasing the bond for more than par value

15

How does accrued interest on a bond affect the purchase price?

The total cash that seller receives will be MORE than they normally would (set aside any considerations for premium or discount; they are irrelevant for this point).

Basically; the purchaser of the bonds must give the bond issuer the amount of accrued interest up front.

16

When does interest expense start accruing on a bond?

When the bonds are issued

17

How is an interest payment on a bond calculated?

Cash for payment : Stated rate x Face amount

18

What amount of interest is expensed on a bond interest payment?

Interest expense : effective yield x carrying value

Any difference between expense and cash payment is applied as amortization against premium/discount

19

What are convertible bonds? Which recording method is used?

Bonds that can be converted to stock

Book value method used if no gain or loss

Market value method used if there is a gain or loss

20

How is the retirement of bonds recorded?

Gain or Loss is Ordinary

Extraordinary if both unusual and infrequent

21

When is a gain recognized in a debt restructuring?

If terms are modified; and future payments are now less than the carrying amount of the debt; then a Gain is recognized

22

What is the gain recognized under a settlement of debt?

Gain recognized:

Difference between cash paid and carrying amount of debt

Difference between non-cash asset given and re-valued at FMV and debt carrying amount

23

For a creditor; how is a loan impairment recorded?

If future cash flows discounted at loan's Effective Interest Rate are less than Carrying Value:

Effective Rate calculated using original rate; not modified rate