Dividends per share

Amount of cash paid to shareholders expressed as dollars per share. The New York Times Financial Glossary
Dividends paid for the past 12 months divided by the number of common shares outstanding, as reported by a company. The number of shares often is determined by a weighted average of shares outstanding over the reporting term. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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