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Accenture PLC  (NYSE:ACN) Earnings per Share (Diluted): $5.64 (TTM As of May. 2017)

Accenture PLC's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the three months ended in May. 2017 was $1.05. Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was $5.64.

Accenture PLC's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in May. 2017 was $1.08. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was $5.77.

Accenture PLC's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in May. 2017 was $1.05. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was $5.64.

During the past 12 months, Accenture PLC's average EPS without NRIGrowth Rate was -4.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EPS without NRIGrowth Rate was 9.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 11.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 13.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, Accenture PLC's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 40.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 12.65% per year.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Accenture PLC Annual Data

Aug07 Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16
Earnings per Share (Diluted) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.84 4.93 4.52 4.76 6.45

Accenture PLC Quarterly Data

Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17
Earnings per Share (Diluted) Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.41 1.68 1.58 1.33 1.05

Calculation

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.

Accenture PLC's Earnings Per Share (Diluted) for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2016 is calculated as

Diluted Earnings Per Share (A: Aug. 2016 ) = (Net Income - Preferred Dividends) / Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(4111.892-0)/667.770
=6.16

Accenture PLC's Earnings Per Share (Diluted) for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 is calculated as

Diluted Earnings Per Share (Q: May. 2017 )=(Net Income - Preferred Dividends / Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=(669.468-0)/658.770
=1.02

Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was 1.68 (Aug. 2016 ) + 1.58 (Nov. 2016 ) + 1.33 (Feb. 20 ) + 1.05 (May. 2017 ) = $5.64

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 EPS without NRI, 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.


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