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Earnings Per Share Analysis
Earnings per Share (EPS) denotes the portion of a company's earnings that is allocated to each share of common stock. To calculate Earnings per Share investors will need to take a company's net income, subtract any dividends for preferred stock, and divide it by the number of average outstanding shares. EPS is usually presented in two different ways: basic and diluted. Fully diluted Earnings per Share takes into account effects of warrants, options, and convertible securities and is generally viewed by analysts as a more accurate measure.
Earnings per Share is one of the most important measures of the current share price of a firm, and is used by investors to determine the company overall profitability; especially when it is compared to the EPS of similar companies.
According to company disclosure Alcoa Inc has Earnings Per Share of -2.19 times. This is much lower than that of the Primary Production sector, and significantly lower than that of Non-ferrous Metals Production And Products industry, The Earnings Per Share for all stocks is over 1000% higher than the company.
Alcoa Earnings Per Share Comparison
Alcoa is rated fifth in earnings per share category among related companies.
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