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PMC-Sierra Inc (NAS:PMCS)
EPS (Basic)
\$0.02 (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

PMC-Sierra Inc's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0.03. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0.02.

PMC-Sierra Inc's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0.03. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0.02.

PMC-Sierra Inc's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0.03. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0.02.

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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.

PMC-Sierra Inc's Basic EPS for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Basic EPS (A: Dec. 2014 ) = (Net Income - Preferred Dividends) / Total Shares Outstanding = (0.082 - 0) / 196.885 = 0.00

PMC-Sierra Inc's Basic EPS for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

 Basic EPS (Q: Sep. 2015 ) = (Net Income - Preferred Dividends) / Total Shares Outstanding = (6.718 - 0) / 194.562 = 0.03

PMC-Sierra Inc EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.012 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.02 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.04 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.03 (Sep. 2015 ) = \$0.02

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

PMC-Sierra Inc Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 eps_basic 0.15 -0.49 -0.23 0.58 0.21 0.33 0.30 -1.48 -0.16 0.00

PMC-Sierra Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 eps_basic -0.02 -0.02 -0.08 -0.02 -0.02 0.03 0.01 0.02 -0.04 0.03
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