Washington, Inc. stock transactions during the year 2001 were as follows:
January 1 720,000 shares issued and outstanding
May 1 2 for 1 stock split occurred
October 1 Acquisition of Block Corp. in exchange for 240,000 shares in a transaction accounted for by the pooling of interests method.
What was Washington weighted average number of shares outstanding during 2001, for earnings per share (EPS) computation purposes?