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Francescas Holdings Corp (NAS:FRAN)
EPS (Basic)
$0.89 (TTM As of Jul. 2014)

Francescas Holdings Corp's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.24. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.89.

Francescas Holdings Corp's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.24. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.89.

Francescas Holdings Corp's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.24. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.89.

During the past 12 months, Francescas Holdings Corp's average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -21.90% per year.


Definition

EPS (Basic) is a rough measurement of the amount of a company's profit that can be allocated to one share of its stock. Basic earnings per share (EPS) do not factor in the dilutive effects on convertible securities.

Francescas Holdings Corp's Basic EPS for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Basic EPS (A: Jan. 2014 )=(Net Income-Preferred Dividends)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(44.839-0)/43.372
=1.03

Francescas Holdings Corp's Basic EPS for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Basic EPS (Q: Jul. 2014 )=(Net Income-Preferred Dividends)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(10.307-0)/42.252
=0.24

Francescas Holdings Corp EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was 0.2 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.251 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.2 (Apr. 2014 ) + 0.24 (Jul. 2014 ) = $0.89

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

EPS is the single most important variable used by Wall Street in determining the earnings power of a company. But investors need to be aware that Earnings per Share can be easily manipulated by adjusting depreciation and amortization rate or non-recurring items. That's why GuruFocus lists Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items, which better reflects the company's underlying performance.


Be Aware

Compared with Earnings per share, a company’s cash flow is better indicator of the company’s earnings power.

If a company’s earnings per share is less than cash flow per share over long term, investors need to be cautious and find out why.


Related Terms

Net Income, Preferred Dividends, Shares Outstanding, Diluted Earnings Per Share (Diluted EPS), Earnings Per Share (NRI)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Francescas Holdings Corp Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
eps_basic 0.000.000.000.000.00-1.990.430.531.081.03

Francescas Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
eps_basic 0.200.290.250.340.250.330.200.250.200.24
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