cash flow per share


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Cash Earnings per Share

A measure of a publicly-traded company's cash on hand, calculated by dividing the company's cash flow by the number of shares outstanding. Cash earnings per share helps determine a company's ability to service debt, pay dividends and perform other transactions. A high cash earnings per share, coupled with a low share price, indicates that the company likely has strong earnings and that the share price will soon rise. It is also called cash flow per share.

cash flow per share

A value calculated by dividing a firm's cash flow by the average number of shares of capital stock that are outstanding. Cash flow per share is frequently used in valuing a firm's stock by analysts who believe the amount of net cash a firm produces is a more valid measure of its value than its reported earnings per share.
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The proposed dividend represents 30% of the operating cash flow per share in 2014 and is 17% higher than the dividend for 2013.
First Call consensus for 2001 cash flow per share is $6.
The first step in the computation of cash flow per share is to subtract preferred dividends paid from cash flows from operations.
Cash flow per share is defined as the cash available to common stockholders, or their equivalents, divided by the weighted average number of common shares outstanding.
After synergies, the transaction is estimated to be approximately 6% accretive to free cash flow per share.
Year to date cash flow per share has increased 23 percent to $0.
13 Cash Flow (1) $ 8,200 $(3,832) Cash Flow Per Share (1) $ 0.
Finally, the merger would provide significant operational and financial consolidation benefits and should be accretive within the first year of combined operations to BJ Services' earnings and cash flow per share.
E[acute accent]- Results in a transaction that will be immediately accretive to Glamis' net asset value per share, and accretive to earnings per share and cash flow per share, following commencement of production at Penasquito.
E[acute accent]- Results in a transaction that will be accretive to Glamis' net asset value, earnings per share and cash flow per share, following commencement of production at Penasquito.
July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE: UHT) announced today that cash flow per share available for distribution for the quarter ended June 30, 1994, was $.
As with our previous share repurchase programs, our strong free cash flow and solid balance sheet enable us to repurchase shares at attractive prices that will be accretive to earnings and free cash flow per share.

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