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Published in TZ Latest News 9 August, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Apple’s EPS And All-Time High Are Higher Than You Think

ByGary Morton:

When companies engage in share repurchase activities that change the number of outstanding shares in a meaningful way, it can cause common measures of value to become less than fully representative of actual results. In such situations, the manner in which the financial community calculates trailing twelve month (TTM) earnings per share (EPS) and the resultant price to earnings (PE) multiple, yields metrics that are less favorable than they should be.

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