Tim Bennett explains 'earnings per share' - a vital number for investors which can give you an idea of a company's performance over time. See also: A beginner's guide to the price/earnings ratio
Entry from MoneyWeek's financial glossary.
Tim graduated with a history degree from Cambridge University in 1989 and, after a year of travelling, joined the financial services firm Ernst and Young in 1990, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1994.
He then moved into financial markets training, designing and running a variety of courses at graduate level and beyond for a range of organisations including the Securities and Investment Institute and UBS. He joined MoneyWeek in 2007.
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