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Earnings per share

Earnings per share

Description

Earnings per share (EPS) is a popular and most often used ratio. It indicates the amount of profit per share. For investors EPS is a common indicator of company's profitability. Data to calculate this ratio is collected from statement of retained earnings.

Norms and limitations

The higher value of the ratio the better.

This ratio might vary within the different industries.

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