Income Statement


Unit: Millions of Dollars

The total sales (or revenue) over the past 12 months.

Operating Income

Unit: Millions of Dollars

Earnings before deduction of interest payments and income taxes. Also known as EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes).

Tax Rate

Unit: Percentage

Tax rate is tax provision as a percent of the company’s pretax income.

Net Income

Unit: Millions of Dollars

The income or profit of a company after all costs, expenses and taxes have been subtracted from Sales.


Unit: Millions of Dollars

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization is essentially net income with these things added back to it. It is used to analyze and compare profitability without the effects of finance and accounting decisions.

Sales Per Employee

Unit: Dollars

The company’s Sales divided by the number of employees

Diluted Shares

Unit: Number

The total diluted number of outstanding shares that a company has in millions. Diluted values are calculated by assuming all convertible securities and options have been exercised.

Beneish M‑Score (Premium Plus)

Unit: Number

A statistical model for determining if the company’s earnings have a high probability of accounting manipulation. An M-Score rating over -1.78 suggests possible earnings manipulation. Professor Beneish found that investing in low M-Score stocks and shorting high M-Score stocks would have outperformed the market by about 15% over the 7-year period he studied.

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