If you know the market cap of a company and you know its share price, then figuring out the number of outstanding shares is easy. Just take the market capitalization figure and divide it by the share price. The result is the number of shares on which the market capitalization number was based.
How to Find the Number of Shares of Stock on an Income Statement
- Find the company’s net income, which is located toward the bottom of the income statement. …
- Look for the earnings per share. …
- Divide the company’s net income by the earnings per share to find the number of outstanding shares.
The number of ordinary shares an investor owns is proportional to the percentage of ownership he/she has in a company. For instance, if a company issues all of its 50 shares in the stock market and you own 30 out of them. You would have a 60% ownership of the company. Ordinary shares come with a wide array of benefits.
Shares outstanding are located on a company’s balance sheet and listed under the shareholders’ equity section. They can also be found on the company’s annual report in the capital section.
Ordinary Share Capital = Issue Price of Share * Number of Outstanding Shares
- The issue price of the share is the face value of the share at which it is available to the public.
- The number of outstanding shares. It is shown as a part of the owner’s equity in the liability side of the company’s balance sheet.
Share Capital Formula
- Formula 1: Share capital equals the issue price per share times the number of outstanding shares.
- Formula 2: Share capital equals the number of shares times the par value of stock plus the paid in capital in excess of par value.
If you know the number of treasury stock, or shares reclaimed by the company but not retired, and the number of shares outstanding, you can calculate shares issued: shares issued = shares outstanding + treasury stock.
You can find the total number of shares in the shareholders’ equity section of a company’s balance sheet, which also summarizes the assets and liabilities. The numbers of authorized, issued and outstanding common shares are listed in this section, along with the number of preferred shares.
What is EPS example?
To determine the basic earnings per share you simply divide the total annual net income of the last year, by the total number of outstanding shares. Here is an example calculation for basic EPS: A company’s net income from 2019 is 5 billion dollars and they have 1 billion shares outstanding.
How do you find eps?
- Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.
- EPS (for a company with preferred and common stock) = (net income – preferred dividends) ÷ average outstanding common shares.