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Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)
Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI)
$-1.00 (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

Vishay Precision Group Inc's earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-1.01. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $-1.00.

During the past 12 months, Vishay Precision Group Inc's average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -500.00% 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.

During the past 7 years, Vishay Precision Group Inc's highest 3-Year average Earnings Per Share (NRI) Growth Rate was 87.40% per year. The lowest was -34.40% per year. And the median was -27.90% per year.

Vishay Precision Group Inc's diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-1.01. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $-1.00.

Vishay Precision Group Inc's basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $-1.01. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $-1.00.


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.

Vishay Precision Group Inc Earnings per share without Non-Recurring Items (NRI) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.05 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.11 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.15 (Sep. 2015 ) + -1.01 (Dec. 2015 ) = $-1.00

* 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.

Vishay Precision Group Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
eps_nri 0.000.000.000.130.850.780.840.320.22-0.97

Vishay Precision Group Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
eps_nri 0.110.090.120.260.23-0.360.050.11-0.15-1.01
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