Business / Finance / Reported Earnings: Net income (after deducting preferred dividends) per common share. Fiscal year earnings are adjusted to calendar year earnings by combining the four fiscal quarterly earnings which most closely correspond to a calendar year. These are primary earnings as reported by the company, based on either average or outstanding shares and 'common equivalents' unless otherwise noted.
Earnings Noun Synonyms: wages, salary, income, compensation, pay, stipend, emolument, proceeds, return, revenue, yield, takings, take
Business / Finance / Normalized Earnings: Earnings that have been adjusted in order to take into account the effect of cycles in the economy. MORE
Business / Debt / Lower Earnings Limit: The level of income at which employees start to pay Class 1 National Insurance contributions. MORE