Rolling EPS

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DEFINITION of 'Rolling EPS'

A measure of a company's earnings per share based on the previous two quarters added to the upcoming two quarters' estimated EPS.

BREAKING DOWN 'Rolling EPS'

This ratio gives investors a different look at the profitability of a company, as it takes into account historical and estimated earnings.

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