The following financial information is available for First Interprovincial Bank as at October 31 (in

The following financial information is available for First Interprovincial Bank as at October 31 (in thousands, except for per share amounts): Instructions (a) Calculate the earnings per share, price-earnings ratio, and payout ratio for the common shareholders for each of the three years. (b) Using the information in (a), comment on First Interprovincial Bank s earnings performance and dividend record.