What is the difference between earnings per share and dividends per share?

Modified on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 at 10:44 AM

Earnings per share (EPS) is a ratio that gauges how profitable a company is per share of its stock. Dividends per share (DPS), on the other hand, calculates the portion of a company's earnings that is paid out to shareholders.

Source : Investopedia

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