Just as a shark that keeps swimming — even when it sleeps — companies are constantly on the prowl for ways to boost per-share profits. New products can help, as can acquisitions or cost cuts. But the clearest way to boost earnings per share is to lower the share count. A smaller denominator is a sure-fire way to send earnings higher.
– David Sterman
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Author: David Sterman
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