earnings per share

earnings per share

Corporations. A measure of corporate value by which the corporation’s net income is divided by the number of outstanding shares of common stock.

? Investors benefit from calculating a corporation’s earnings per share, because it helps the investor determine the fair market value of the corporation’s stock. ¡ª Abbr. EPS.


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