Growth and Valuation Ratio
This ratio indicates the growth potential of the firm in addition to determining the value of the firm and investment made via various investors. They contains the following:
a) Earnings per share EPS = Earnings to Ordinary shareholders/No. of ordinary shares
These ratios signify earnings power of the firm that is how much earnings or profits are attributed to every share held by an investor. The higher the ratio the improved the firm.
b) Earnings yield (EY) = (Earnings per share/ Market price per share) x 100
c) Dividends per share (DPS) = Dividend paid /No. of ordinary shares
This signifies the cash dividend received for every share held by an investor. Whether all the earnings attributable to ordinary shareholders such were paid out as dividend, then EPS = DPS.
d) Dividend Yield (DY) = (Dividend per share/ Market price per share) x 100
Or Dividend paid /Market value of equity
Whereas market value of equity = No. of shares x MPS