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What do you mean by weighted average number of equity shares as per AS 20?

What do you mean by weighted average number of equity shares as per AS 20?

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Jeeba Mar. 16, 2018

Accounting Standard 20 'earning per share' states that the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period reflects the fact that the amount of shareholders’ capital may have varied during the period as a result of a larger or less number of shares outstanding at any time.

For the purpose of calculating basic earnings per share, the number of equity shares should be the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

What do you mean by weighted average number of equity shares as per AS 20?

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