sales per share

Definition

Annual revenue of an organization divided by the average shares outstanding for that fiscal year. A ratio which measure how much each share earned per year. A high ratio indicates an active company that has successfully used its resources to produce sales.

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You should try and follow your sales per share so that you know if you are keeping up with what you need to be.

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The sales per share were higher than last year so this indicated each shareholder was receiving ample profits with the company.

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The sales per share for the company this year were lower than last, each individual share earned far less than had been predicted.

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