Definitions for "Fully Diluted"
A company's fully diluted shares assumes the company's issued and outstanding common stock are increased by the exercise of all potential options and warrants and the conversion of all of its convertible securities. G-H I-K Q-R T-U V-Z
Per share earnings or other amounts in a company's financial statements after giving effect to the potential issuance of additional shares. This occurs when a company has issued warrants or options to purchase shares in the future, often as incentives to employees or investors, or as compensation to an investment banker or other financial intermediary.
This shows the earnings per share assuming that all the warrants and options have been exercised.