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dilute

Chem
a. (of a solution, suspension, mixture, etc.) having a low concentration or a concentration that has been reduced by admixture
b. (of a substance) present in solution, esp a weak solution in water

dilute

[dī′lüt]
(chemistry)
To make less concentrated.
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A company with income from continuing operations must calculate diluted EPS.
Contingent shares whose issuance depends solely on the passage of time are considered already issued in calculating diluted EPS.
If diluted juice makers were forced to divulge their secrets, it's a good bet they'd have to lower their prices.
Enterprises presenting both basic and diluted EPS would be required under the tentative conclusions to disclose
The Company is withdrawing its previously issued guidance for diluted EPS from continuing operations for 2006 and subsequent periods.
Expected adjusted net income and adjusted earnings per basic and diluted share excludes net expenses of $1.
Based on this forecast for total revenues and a 38% tax rate, Connetics affirms diluted EPS growth in 2007 of at least 50% compared with 2006, excluding the impact of expensing stock options per Financial Accounting Standards No.
For the full year 2005, the Company expects to report diluted EPS from continuing operations of approximately $2.
74 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2005.
IMS expects SEC-reported full-year diluted earnings per share ("EPS") to differ from adjusted diluted EPS.
03 per diluted share) for the quarter ended September 30, 2005, compared to net income of $46 thousand ($0.