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Question: On September 1, Westbrook Corporation purchased


On September 1, Westbrook Corporation purchased goods from a foreign supplier at a price of 1,000,000 francs and will make payment in three months on December 1. On September 1, West- brook acquired an option to purchase 1,000,000 francs in three months at a strike price of $0.852. The time value of the option is excluded from the assessment of hedge effectiveness, and the change in time value is recognized in net income over the life of the option. Relevant exchange rates and option premia for the franc are as follows:



On September 1, Westbrook Corporation purchased goods from a foreign supplier -1

Westbrook must close its books and prepare its third-quarter financial statements on September 30. The goods purchased on September 1 are sold in December.
a. Assuming that Westbrook designates the foreign currency option as a cash flow hedge of a foreign currency payable, prepare journal entries for the import purchase and related hedge in U.S. dollars. What is the impact on net income over the two accounting periods?
b. Assuming that Westbrook designates the foreign currency option as a fair value hedge of a foreign currency payable, prepare journal entries for the import purchase and related hedge in U.S. dollars. What is the impact on net income over the two accounting periods?

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