Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Earnings per share (Tables)

Earnings per share (Tables)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Earnings Per Share [Abstract]  
Schedule of the components of basic and diluted earnings per share
The weighted average number of shares outstanding used to compute earnings per share was as follows:
  Year ended September 30,
(in thousands) 2020 2019 2018
Weighted average shares outstanding 63,062  64,498  65,501 
Dilutive effect of unvested restricted stock awards 260  322  431 
Denominator for diluted earnings per share 63,322  64,820  65,932