Earnings Per Share

Earnings per share (EPS) is the dollar value of earnings per each outstanding share of a company's common stock.In the United States, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) requires companies' income statements to report EPS for each major category of the income statement: continuing operations, discontinued operations, extraordinary items, and net income.
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  • 3Q EARNINGS: Facebook’s Mobile Upswing Continues

    …) net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $806 million, or $0.30 per share, up 90 percent from $425 million ($0.17, up 76 percent) in the previous-year quarter. Excluding amortization of intangible assets, share-based compensation and related payroll tax expenses, and income tax adjustments, non-GAAP net income of $1.15 billion ($0.43) was up 73…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Mobile Facebook- 8 readers -
  • 2Q EARNINGS: Facebook Has 1.32B MAUs, 1.07B Mobile MAUs, 399M Mobile-Only MAUs

    … accepted accounting principles) net income of $791 million in the second quarter of 2014, or $0.30 per share, up 138 percent from $333 million ($0.13) in the same period in 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $1.09 billion ($0.42), up 124 percent from $488 million ($0.19) in the prior-year period. We had a good second quarter. Our community has continued to grow, and we see a lot of opportunity ahead as we connect the rest of the world. Readers: Did any of Facebook's second-quarter-2014 results surprise you? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 18 readers -
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