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Less EPS

13 October 2008 By John Foley

Bailouts will demolish earnings per share, as banks pay fat coupons on preferred stock, and issue oodles of new shares to governments. Dividends could also be axed. The UK gives an early taste. Lloyds, HBOS and RBS face EPS declines of up to 60%.

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