Advertising

Basic earnings per share

• Basic EPS. Earnings per share (EPS) calculated without regard to any contingent securities.

• There are two kinds of Earning per Share (EPS): basic and diluted. Basic shares are fewer in number than diluted. For Basic EPS, net income is divided by the number of common shares outstanding. This usually produces a larger EPS number than when using a diluted number of shares. Be consistent in the kind of EPS you use. See also: Diluted Earnings Per Share.

 
 Embedded terms in definition
 Common shares
Contingent securities
Diluted earnings per share
Earnings per share
Earnings
Eps
Income
Net income
Net
Securities
Shares
Share
Without
 
 Related Terms
 

<< Basic business strategies Basic irr rule >>

Practical Advice for Everyone on How to Save and Manage Money: No matter how old or young you are, there are some basic things you can do to better manage and protect your money. Here are recommendations from FDIC Consumer News. More...

If you can't convince them, confuse them. - Harry S. Truman

Advertising



Copyright 2009-2017 GVC. All rights reserved.