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Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (NYSE:SPB)
EPS (Basic)
$2.46 (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.48. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.46.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.47. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.44.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.47. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.44.


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.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's Basic EPS for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

Basic EPS (A: Sep. 2013 )=(Net Income-Preferred Dividends)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(-55.246-0)/52.034
=-1.06

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's Basic EPS for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Basic EPS (Q: Jun. 2014 )=(Net Income-Preferred Dividends)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(78.055-0)/52.710
=1.48

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was -0.704 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1.04 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.64 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.48 (Jun. 2014 ) = $2.46

* 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.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
eps_basic 0.000.000.000.000.0017.40-5.28-1.470.94-1.06

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
eps_basic -0.561.140.11-0.26-0.790.69-0.701.040.641.48
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