per-share


per-share
per-share ˌper-ˈshare adjective
per-share earnings/​profit/​gain etc FINANCE the amount of profit made by a company for each of its shares:

• a 42% decline in per-share earnings

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per-share UK US adjective
FINANCE used to describe a company's profit for a particular period divided by the number of its shares: »

The company's third-quarter earnings fall below year-earlier results on a per-share basis.

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Analysts expect per-share earnings of $1.36 this year.

See also EARNINGS PER SHARE(Cf. ↑earnings per share)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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