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Question: Bravo, Inc., owns all of the stock


Bravo, Inc., owns all of the stock of Echo, Inc. For 2021, Bravo reports income (exclusive of any investment income) of $480,000. Bravo has 80,000 shares of common stock outstanding. It also has 5,000 shares of preferred stock outstanding that pay a dividend of $15,000 per year. Echo reports net income of $290,000 for the period with 80,000 shares of common stock outstanding. Echo also has a liability from its 10,000, $100 bonds that pay annual interest of $8 per bond. Each of these bonds can be converted into two shares of common stock. Bravo owns none of these bonds. Assume a tax rate of 21 percent. What amount should Bravo report as diluted earnings per share?

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