price-earnings ratio(redirected from Price Earnings Ratio)
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Related to Price Earnings Ratio: Payout ratio, Dividend yield, Dividend payout ratio, Earnings per share
The ratio of the market price of a common stock to its earnings per share.
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(Stock Exchange) the ratio of the price of a share on a stock exchange to the earnings per share, used as a measure of a company's future profitability. Abbreviation: P/E ratio
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the current price of a share of common stock divided by earnings per share over a 12-month period, often used in stock evaluation. Abbr.: p/e
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