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Village Super Market, Inc. (NAS:VLGEA)
Earnings Per Share
$0.43 (TTM As of Jan. 2014)

Village Super Market, Inc.'s diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.20. Its diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.43.

Village Super Market, Inc.'s basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.23. Its basic earnings per share (Basic EPS) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.77.

Village Super Market, Inc.'s earnings per share without non-recurring items for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.21. Its earnings per share without non-recurring items for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.25.

During the past 12 months, Village Super Market, Inc.'s average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -89.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was -0.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 0.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 7.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Village Super Market, Inc.'s highest 3-Year average earnings per share (NRI) Growth Rate was 89.50% per year. The lowest was -3.00% per year. And the median was 12.40% per year.


Definition

Earnings Per Share (EPS) is the amount of earnings per outstanding share of the company’s stock. In calculating earnings per share, the dividends of preferred stocks need to subtracted from the total net income first.

Village Super Market, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share (Diluted) for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

Diluted Earnings Per Share (A: Jul. 2013 )=(Net Income-Preferred Dividends)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(25.784-0)/13.606
=1.90

Village Super Market, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share (Diluted) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Diluted Earnings Per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )=(Net Income-Preferred Dividends)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(2.818-0)/13.644
=0.21

Village Super Market, Inc. Earnings per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.33 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.454 (Jul. 2013 ) + -0.55 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.2 (Jan. 2014 ) = $0.43 Mil.

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

Companies also reported diluted shares in their financial reports. Diluted shares include the shares of convertibles or warrants outstanding.


Explanation

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.


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

Net Income, Preferred Dividends, Total Shares Outstanding (Diluted), Diluted Earnings Per Share (Diluted EPS), Basic Earnings Per Share (Basic EPS), Earnings Per Share (NRI)


Historical Data

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

Village Super Market, Inc. Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
per share eps 1.051.221.281.571.712.021.881.542.281.85

Village Super Market, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
per share eps 0.490.660.470.690.420.650.330.45-0.550.20
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