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Educational Development Corp (NAS:EDUC)
Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI)
$0.59 (TTM As of May. 2016)

Educational Development Corp's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $0.15. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2016 was $0.59.

During the past 12 months, Educational Development Corp's average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 157.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 37.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 1.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -11.20% 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.

EDUC' s Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items Growth(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1   Max: 37.5
Current: 37.5

-33.1
37.5

During the past 13 years, Educational Development Corp's highest 3-Year average Earnings Per Share (NRI) Growth Rate was 37.50% per year. The lowest was -33.10% per year. And the median was -5.50% per year.

EDUC's Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items Growth(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. EDUC: 37.50 )

Educational Development Corp's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $0.15. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2016 was $0.59.

Educational Development Corp's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $0.15. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2016 was $0.59.


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.

Educational Development Corp Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2016 was 0.16 (Aug. 2015 ) + 0.31 (Nov. 2015 ) + -0.03 (Feb. 2016 ) + 0.15 (May. 2016 ) = $0.59

* 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.

Educational Development Corp Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
eps_nri 0.620.600.500.490.300.360.200.090.210.52

Educational Development Corp Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
eps_nri -0.080.06-0.000.130.020.080.160.31-0.030.15
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