P/E ratio

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See also: P-E ratio and PE ratio



Abbreviation of Price-to-Earnings ratio.


P/E ratio ‎(plural P/E ratios)

  1. (finance) Price-to-Earnings ratio for an issue of stock. The Price-to-Earnings ratio of a stock is a number calculated from the price per share of the stock divided by the earnings per share of that stock for the past 12 months.