fully diluted earnings per share

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The earnings per share (eps) for a company that takes into account not only the number of shares in issue but also those that may be issued as a result of such factors as convertible loans and options or warranties. Financial Reporting Standard 22, issued in 2004, requires that diluted earnings per share be disclosed on the face of the profit and loss account as well as basic earnings per share. The US equivalent is primary earnings per share.

Subjects: Accounting.

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