EARNINGS PER SHARE (Tables)
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2016
|Earnings Per Share [Abstract]|
|Earnings Per Share Computation||
The following table summarizes the computation of basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to Cliffs shareholders:
The diluted earnings per share calculation excludes 25.3 million and 25.2 million depositary shares that were anti-dilutive for the year ended December 31, 2015 and 2014, respectively. Additionally, the diluted earnings per share calculation also excludes 0.7 million of equity plan awards that were anti-dilutive for the year ended December 31, 2014.
Tabular disclosure of an entity's basic and diluted earnings per share calculations, including a reconciliation of numerators and denominators of the basic and diluted per-share computations for income from continuing operations.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef