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Newfield Exploration Co's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.02. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.26.
During the past 3 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -41.00% per year.
During the past 13 years, Newfield Exploration Co's highest 3-Year average Earnings Per Share (NRI) Growth Rate was 53.00% per year. The lowest was -41.00% per year. And the median was 24.90% per year.
Newfield Exploration Co's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.02. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $4.06.
Newfield Exploration Co's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.04. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $4.09.
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 companys 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.
Newfield Exploration Co Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.23 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.17 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.16 (Jun. 2014 ) + 2.02 (Sep. 2014 ) = $2.26
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.
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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