Year-over-Year S&P 500 Index Earnings per Share Growth
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Source: LPL Research, U.S. Treasury 05/16/19
Source: LPL Research, FactSet 11/21/19
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Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. EPS serves as an indicator of a company’s profitability. Earnings per share is generally considered to be the single most important variable in determining a share’s price. It is also a major component used to calculate the price-to-earnings valuation ratio.