In the U.S., every publicly-traded company is required to file quarterly reports.
These reports include things like the company’s earnings per share, what its actual earnings were for the previous quarter, its profits and, oftentimes, guidance for future quarters. This helps keep everything nice and transparent.
But what’s the most important number to look for?
Because we’re smack dab in the middle of earnings season we thought it’d be beneficial to show you what all these numbers mean and the most important thing we look for during the earnings season.