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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This reflects our driving focus on maximizing free cash flow per share through capital discipline, improved operational efficiency and productivity, and stronger cost management.
Disclosure of cash flow per share for the different groups in this study is not made because comparison among firms has limited benefits.
Perhaps more useful than the cash flow per share ratio are cash returns on investment.
Jude by Golden Star, the expected impact of the transaction on Golden Star's net asset value and cash flow per share, the anticipated development options for St.
The transaction, based on 2006 First Call estimates, is expected to be accretive to near-term production growth and cash flow per share, and slightly dilutive to ConocoPhillips near-term earnings per share.
09) Cash Flow (1) $ 5,684 $(1,482) $ 3,448 $ (3,317) Cash Flow Per Share (1) $ 0.
The transaction would be highly accretive to Golden Star's net asset value per share and is expected to be accretive to cash flow per share from 2007.
Per-Se expects that the acquisition, excluding transaction-related and other one-time costs, will be accretive to earnings per share and significantly accretive to cash flow per share in year one.
12) Cash Flow (1) $ (1,092) $ (1,091) $ (2,237) $ (1,835) Cash Flow Per Share (1) $ (0.
The plan is initially not dilutive and, until the rights separate from the underlying common shares and become exercisable following certain events, is not expected to have any effect on the trading of the common shares of the Corporation or reported earnings and cash flow per share on a fully diluted or non-diluted basis.
The company's cash flow per share must be greater than the mean of the market cash flow per share, which is $0.
A company's cash flow should exceed that of the mean of the market's cash flow per share.

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