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Fifth Street Finance Corp's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.52. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.55.
Fifth Street Finance Corp's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.52. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.55.
Fifth Street Finance Corp's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.52. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.55.
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During the past 9 years, Fifth Street Finance Corp's highest 3-Year average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 57.10% per year. The lowest was -53.10% per year. And the median was 22.50% per year.
EPS (Diluted) is a rough measurement of the amount of a company's profit that can be allocated to one share of its stock. Diluted EPS takes into account all of the outstanding dilutive securities that could potentially be exercised (such as stock options and convertible preferred stock) and shows how such an action would impact earnings per share.
Fifth Street Finance Corp's Diluted EPS for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as
|Diluted EPS (A: Sep. 2016 )||=||(Net Income||-||Preferred Dividends)||/||Total Shares Outstanding|
Fifth Street Finance Corp's Diluted EPS for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as
|Diluted EPS (Q: Dec. 2016 )||=||(Net Income||-||Preferred Dividends)||/||Total Shares Outstanding|
Fifth Street Finance Corp EPS (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.03 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.02 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.52 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.55
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.
Compared with Earnings per share, a companys cash flow is better indicator of the companys earnings power.
If a companys 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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