Advanced financial accounting PowerPoint presentation. In this presentation we will discuss consolidated earnings per share, get ready to account with advanced financial accounting, consolidated earnings per share, how do we calculate the earnings per share for a consolidated entity, the basic calculation for the earnings per share will in essence be the same as for a single Corporation. So there’s not too much difference between the consolidated earnings per share calculations and the basic earnings per share for one entity one Corporation. So the basic earnings per share is is computed by deducting income to the non controlling interest and any preferred dividend requirement of the parent from the consolidated net income. So we’re going to take the net income and then we’re going to deduct income to the non controlling the non controlling interest and any preferred dividend requirement. In other words, we’re going to take the consolidated net income and then remove or deduct income to the non controlling interest and and in preferred dividend requirement, then we’re going to take that number, the amount resulting is divided by the weighted average number of the parents common shares outstanding during the period covered. So it’s a pretty straightforward calculation for the basic earnings per share, we do have practice problems on it. However, if you want to brush up on calculating the basic earnings per share, we have that there. diluted consolidated earnings per share is going to be a more complex calculation.