**Fundamental analysis**

**Fundamental analysis**

## EPS

**SHARES**

**SHARES**

- Shares- A unit of ownership interest in a corporation. These days,share ownership is recorded electronically. Owning shares in a corporation is achieved by purchasing a share of that corporation"s stock......................

**EPS**

**EPS**

**PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS**

**PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS**

**1-EPS TO EPS**

*Compare the current EPS to the EPS from the same quarter last year. Has EPS growth occured? Is that EPS growth significant?*

**2-EPS GROWTH**

**2-EPS GROWTH**

*Is there a Pattern of Positive EPS growth?*

**3-EPS GROWTH OUTPERFOMING**

**3-EPS GROWTH OUTPERFOMING**

*Has the company"s EPS growth outperfomermed the S&P 500 INDEX? NOTE: you can find data on the S&P 500 index by searching for the ticker SPX)*

**4-INCOME GRWOTH**

**4-INCOME GRWOTH**

*How does the company"s EPS growth compare with the rest of the industry average?*

**5-GROWTH PERCENTAGE**

**5-GROWTH PERCENTAGE**

*Has the net income growth percentage increased compared to the same quarter last year?*

**6-GROSS PROFIT MARGIN**

**6-GROSS PROFIT MARGIN**

*What is the company"s gross profit margin? What is the company"s net profit margin?How do these margins compare with the industry average?*

**AS AN EXAMPLE**

**AS AN EXAMPLE**

Lets evaluate the EPS and other profitability measures of Amazon or SATRIX or AAPL etc measures of Amazon (AMZN) based on the above criteria. NOTE: We use a number of sources to obtain current and historical data,though we generally get data from www.marketwatch.com ,Yahoo Finance, Y charts,and CSI Market. It is good to check out the company"s annual SEC fillings such as the form 10-K, which is a required annual report providing a comprehensive overview of the company for the past year. Based on the historical data from MARKETWATCH,we can see that EPS for AMZN has increased from 41 on June 30th,2017 (same quaerter last year- Q2 2017) to 5.21 on June 30th,2018. This is significant growth as it represents an increase in EPS of 1170% during that time. We can also tell from this data there is a pattern of positive EPS growth.