Ulmer Company is considering the following alternative financing plans:
Plan 1 Plan 2
Issue 8% bonds at face value $2,000,000 $1,000,000
Issue preferred $1 stock, $15 per share --- $1,500,000
Issue common stock, $10 par $2,000,000 $1,500,000
Income tax is estimated at 35% of income.
Required: Determine the earnings per share of common stock under each of the two plans, assuming income before bond interest and income tax is $600,000.