When you’re looking at EPS you’ll also come across a ratio called the price-earnings ratio.
Definitions of Rights issues, Options and Warrants
A rights issue is where a company offers existing shareholders a chance to buy new shares in the company at below market rates at a future date.
They’re usually offered to shareholders in proportion to their existing shareholdings.
Options and warrants are similar in the sense that people, often employees can get the opportunity to buy shares at below their market rate.
Although earnings per share is a very popular performance measurement tool, it is not without its drawback and limitations. Here are four important drawbacks you should know for your IAS 33 EPS studies.
In this article, we’re going to take a look at the presentation for Earnings per Share under IAS 33.
A bonus issue of shares (also known as a scrip issue or a capitalisation issue) is an issue of new shares to existing shareholders, in proportion to their existing shareholding, for no cost or consideration. The company receives absolutely no money for it, they’re given away free of charge. Why does a company issue bonus …
Why do we need to know how to calculate Earnings per Share?
IAS 33 allows companies to present an alternative measure of EPS (Earnings per Share) in addition to the standard basic and diluted EPS presented. Sometimes companies will do this if they have large or unusual items in their financial statements.
In this article we’re going to take a look at the disclosure requirements for IAS 33 Earnings per Share.