Meaning of “earnings per share” in the English Dictionary

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"earnings per share" in Business English

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earnings per sharenoun [ plural ]

uk us 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)