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English definition of “earnings per share”

earnings per share

noun [plural]
 
 
( abbreviation EPS) FINANCE
a company's profits over a particular period divided by the number of its shares: The bank had earnings per share of $1.09 compared with $0.90 in the year before.
(Definition of earnings per share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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