P18-4 comparative statements of retained earnings for renn-dever

P18-4 Comparative statements of retained earnings for Renn-Dever Corporation were reported in its 2011 annual report as follows

 

P18-4 Statement of retained earnings

 

P18-4 Comparative statements of retained earnings for Renn-Dever Corporation were reported in its 2011 annual report as follows.

 

At December 31, 2008, common shares consisted of the following:

 

Common stock, 1,855,000 shares at $1 par$1,855,000

Paid-in capital—excess of par7,420,000

 

Required:

 

Infer from the reports the events and transactions that affected Renn-Dever Corporation’s retained earnings during 2009, 2010, and 2011. Prepare the journal entries that reflect those events and transactions.