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Earnings Per Share Calculator
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The earnings per piece (EPS) is the portion of company's total profit allocated to each of the shares held by the company's shareholders. It's one of the most important variables used to determine the profitability of investing in a given stock.
One of the ways to make an informed investment decision is to compare the EPS numbers for one company over a long time period. You can also compare EPS values for a many companies within the same assiduity to choose the most profitable one.
Earnings per share take into account common stock only the favored stock has no influence on the value of the shares.