Earnings per share (basic formula)


Earnings per share is the monetary value of earnings per each outstanding share of a company’s common stock. When preferred shares are cumulative, the annual dividends are deducted whether they have been declared or not.

Related formulas


EPSEarning Per Share (dimensionless)
PProfit (dimensionless)
DprPreffered Dividends (dimensionless)
WACSWeighted Average Common Shares (dimensionless)