price-to-earnings


price-to-earnings
adj.
Price-to-earnings is used with these nouns: ↑ratio

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  • price to earnings ratio — ( P/E ratio) An accounting ratio defined as the share price divided by the earnings per share. Broadly speaking, the higher a company s P/E ratio, the more expensive the company and the more highly rated it is. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein… …   Financial and business terms

  • price-to-earnings ratio — noun (stock market) the price of a stock divided by its earnings • Syn: ↑P/E ratio • Topics: ↑stock exchange, ↑stock market, ↑securities market • Hypernyms: ↑ratio …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forward Price To Earnings - Forward P/E — A measure of the price to earnings ratio (P/E) using forecasted earnings for the P/E calculation. While the earnings used are just an estimate and are not as reliable as current earnings data, there is still benefit in estimated P/E analysis. The …   Investment dictionary

  • Trailing Price-To-Earnings - Trailing P/E — The sum of a company s price to earnings, calculated by taking the current stock price and dividing it by the trailing earnings per share for the past 12 months. This measure differs from forward P/E, which uses earnings estimates for the next… …   Investment dictionary

  • price/earnings ratio — ( P/E ratio) A measurement of a company s rating, calculated by dividing the share price by the annual earnings per share. A high P/E ratio means the company is highly rated by the stock market, suggesting that investors think its prospects are… …   Financial and business terms

  • Price/Earnings ratio — ( P/E ratio) A measurement of a company s rating, calculated by dividing the share price by the annual earnings per share. A high P/E ratio means the company is highly rated by the stock market, suggesting that investors think its prospects are… …   Financial and business terms

  • earnings yield — The ratio of earnings per share, after allowing for tax and interest payments on fixed interest debt, to the current share price. The inverse of the price earnings ratio. It is the total twelve months earnings divided by number of outstanding… …   Financial and business terms

  • Earnings yield — The ratio of earnings per share after allowing for tax and interest payments on fixed interest debt, to the current share price. The inverse of the price/earnings ratio. It s the Total Twelve Months earnings divided by number of outstanding… …   Financial and business terms

  • Price/earnings ratio — Shows the multiple of earnings at which a stock sells. Determined by dividing current stock price by current earnings per share (adjusted for stock splits). Earnings per share for the P/E ratio is determined by dividing earnings for past 12… …   Financial and business terms


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