Adjusted operating income margin is calculated using adjusted operating income, as described above, divided by revenue. Management uses adjusted operating margin in its analysis of operating budgets and forecasts and to measure our performance against those budgets and forecasts, since this measure is reflective of our operating costs on an ongoing basis and excludes transactions or events that may be beyond the control of management or which are unpredictable. Management uses adjusted operating margin when evaluating the performance trends of our company compared to others. A reconciliation of operating margin, the GAAP measure most directly comparable to adjusted operating income margin, is provided on the attached schedule.
Adjusted net earnings excludes the impact of income and expense items excluded from adjusted operating income, as described above, and non-operating income and expense items that we do not expect to be recurring. Adjusted net earnings also exclude the related incremental tax effect of these items. Adjusted diluted earnings per share exclude the effect of those same items from diluted earnings per share. Reconciliations of net earnings, the GAAP measure most directly comparable to adjusted net earnings, and earnings per share, the GAAP measure most directly comparable to adjusted earnings per share, are provided on the attached schedule.
Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization
("adjusted EBITDA") is a non-GAAP measure that management believes provides
useful supplemental information for management and investors. Adjusted
EBITDA is a tool that provides a measure of the adjusted net earnings, as
described above, of the business before considering the impact of interest,
taxes, depreciation and amortization. We believe adjusted EBITDA provides
management with a means to analyze and e
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