Define: Price–Earnings Ratio

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Definition: Price–Earnings Ratio

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Market price of a share divided by earnings per share.

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Definitions for Price–Earnings Ratio are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.