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Dollar Tree Stores Inc (NAS:DLTR)
Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI)
$1.23 (TTM As of Oct. 2015)

Dollar Tree Stores Inc's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $0.35. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $1.23.

During the past 12 months, Dollar Tree Stores Inc's average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -57.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 12.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 20.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 22.40% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EPS without NRI Growth Rate using Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI) data.

DLTR' s Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items Growth(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8   Max: 36.8
Current: 12.9

5.8
36.8

During the past 13 years, Dollar Tree Stores Inc's highest 3-Year average Earnings Per Share (NRI) Growth Rate was 36.80% per year. The lowest was 5.80% per year. And the median was 15.05% per year.

DLTR's Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items Growth(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DLTR: 12.90 )

Dollar Tree Stores Inc's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $0.35. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $1.23.

Dollar Tree Stores Inc's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $0.35. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $1.23.


Definition

Earnings Per Share (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.

Earnings Per Share without Non-Recurring Items is the amount of earnings without non-recurring items per outstanding share of the company’s stock. In calculating earnings per share without non-recurring items, the dividends of preferred stocks and non-recurring items need to subtracted from the total net income first.

Dollar Tree Stores Inc Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was 1 (Jan. 2015 ) + 0.34 (Apr. 2015 ) + -0.46 (Jul. 2015 ) + 0.35 (Oct. 2015 ) = $1.23

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


Explanation

A non-recurring item refers to an entry that appears on a company's financial statements that is unlikely to happen again. It represents a one-time expense involving an unpredictable event and is not part of a firm's normal, day-to-day operations.


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

Non-Recurring Items, Diluted Earnings Per Share (Diluted EPS), Basic Earnings Per Share (Basic EPS), Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

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

Dollar Tree Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
eps_nri 0.530.620.700.841.191.552.012.682.722.90

Dollar Tree Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
eps_nri 0.560.581.000.670.590.641.000.34-0.460.35
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