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simple EPS formula: Original post by David Ingram of Demand Media Earnings per share (EPS) can serve two slightly different purposes: to reveal the amount of money a company earns per share of stock outstanding, or to reveal the amount of earnings which can be attributed to each share of common stock. When analyzing big-picture EPS, investors do not need to know the amount of preferred dividends paid out. To…

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