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Ind AS 33: Earnings Per Share
The objective of this Standard is to prescribe principles for the determination and presentation of earnings per share, so as to improve performance comparisons between different entities in the same reporting period and between different reporting periods for the same entity. The focus of this Standard is on the denominator of the earnings per share calculation.
Ind AS 33 shall be applied to companies that have issued ordinary shares to which Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) notified under the Companies Act applies. An entity that discloses earnings per share shall calculate and disclose earnings per share in accordance with this Standard.
When an entity presents both consolidated financial statements and separate financial statements, the disclosures required by this Standard shall be presented both in the consolidated financial statements and separate financial statements based on the information in the respective financial statements.
An ordinary share is an equity instrument that is subordinate to all other classes of equity instruments. A potential ordinary share is a financial instrument or other contract that may entitle its holder to ordinary shares.