In this discussion, you’ll explore how raising capital with common stock differs from raising capital through a debt issuance such as bonds payable. You’ll also explore the reasons why companies will purchase treasury stock.
Please respond to all of the following prompts:
1.Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of issuing common stock versus issuing long-term debt.
2.Provide two possible reasons why a company might decide to purchase treasury stock. •Explain how the purchase of treasury stock affects earnings per share and the value of the remaining outstanding common shares.