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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (NYSE:TSM)
Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI)
$1.73 (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.38. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $1.73.

During the past 12 months, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 1.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 22.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 15.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 11.30% 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.

TSM' s Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items Growth(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2   Max: 77.3
Current: 22.2

-12.2
77.3

During the past 13 years, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's highest 3-Year average Earnings Per Share (NRI) Growth Rate was 77.30% per year. The lowest was -12.20% per year. And the median was 12.85% per year.

TSM's Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items Growth(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TSM: 22.20 )

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.38. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $1.73.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.38. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $1.73.


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.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.495498119632 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.444757342475 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.40652018115 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.383276972081 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1.73

* 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.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
eps_nri 0.740.630.580.531.040.861.101.191.561.78

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
eps_nri 0.260.300.380.490.430.480.500.440.410.38
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