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Unformatted text preview: as compared to previous year. But there was a noticeable increase of 10% and 45% in the areas of research and development cost and, restructuring cost of the company in the year 2004. The company had fairly good earnings from discontinue operation the company’s earnings per share for the year ended up being $1.94 in total and that is 120% more than what they had the previous year. Nevertheless the earnings per share from the company’s continuing operation are showing a decline of 58% this is compared to the previous year; making their earnings per share for the year $.28 in 2004. But due to low earnings per share from continuing operation the company has distributed fewer dividends in the year 2004 as compare to 2003....
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- Spring '10
- Income Statement, 10%, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, 9%, Connie Poynter