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Note 10 Earnings per share

Note 10 Earnings per share

The following table shows the components used in the calculation of basic and diluted earnings per common share for earnings attributable to common shareholders.

FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31

2016   2015  

Net earnings attributable to common shareholders – basic

2,894   2,526  

Dividends declared per common share (in dollars)

2.73   2.60  

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding (in millions)

       

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding – basic

869.1   847.1  

Assumed exercise of stock options(1)

1.2   1.2  

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding – diluted (in millions)

870.3   848.3  

 

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