Earnings Per Share

The Earnings Per Share (EPS) can be found at the following sections of ShareInvestor WebPro and Station:

EPS represents the portion of a company’s net profits, based on the last fiscal year earnings as reported, allocated to each ordinary share. A widely used metric to determine a company’s profitability, EPS is …

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Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health” by Chen HuiFen was first published in The Business Times on 19 Nov 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Chen HuiFen looks at key financial ratios that can help to evaluate the comparative performance of companies
In our previous two …

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Digging Deeper Into The PE Ratio

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Digging Deeper Into The PE Ratio” by Lin Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 26 Aug 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The PE ratio is one of the most popular, yet most misunderstood, ways to value a company, writes Cai HaoXiang
Some …

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Charting Stock Performance

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Charting Stock Performance” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Straits Times on 27 Jan 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Comparing stock price now to 10-year average earnings yields insights.
Let’s recap some of the things I have talked about in this column. I discussed …

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What To Look For Before Risking Your Money

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “What To Look For Before Risking Your Money” by Rachel Lin was first published in The Business Times on 08 Aug 2005 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

WHEN it comes to investing, gurus and investment tracts abound. For the uninitiated, there’s no running away …

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Watch PE When Valuing A Company

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Watch PE When Valuing A Company” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Sunday Times on 16 Dec 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Markets jack up the price earnings ratio in expectation of growth and this, in turn, boosts the …

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What Is Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio?

What Is Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio? 
Price/Earnings (P/E) is a valuation metric based upon the expected future earnings of the company as perceived by the market. Expressed as a price multiple of the Earnings Per Share (EPS), the multiple represents the number of years of today’s earnings it would take for the …

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