the net income of a corporation divided by the total number of shares of its common stock outstanding at a given time. Abbreviation: EPS
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How to use earnings per share in a sentence
And the projected earnings per share for the third quarter – 39 cents a share – are exactly the same as the second quarter.
Facebook reported revenue Wednesday of $1.262 billion and earnings per share of 12 cents.Facebook Earnings Beat Expectations, All Eyes to Mobile | Matthew Zeitlin | October 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST