Finance Formulas / July 19, 2018 / Luz Tyson
A company's yield divided by it amount to of usual excellent shares. If a company earning $2 million in one year had 2 million common shares of stock outstanding, its EPS would be $1 per share. In calculating EPS, the company often uses a weighted average of shares outstanding over the reporting term. The one-year (historical or trailing) EPS growth rate is calculated as the percentage change in earnings per share. The prospective EPS growth rate is calculated as the percentage change in this year's earnings and the consensus forecast earnings for next year.
Assets include anything a company owns that has monetary value, even if it can't be readily sold. They are split into two classes current assets, which refers to assets that a company can (or will) sell within one year, and long-term assets, which are the assets a company cannot (or doesn't plan to) sell within a year.
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