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Additionally, we examine the use of price-earnings ratio as an alternative measure:
The second section discusses the short-term outlook for the stock market, based on the past relationship of stock market performance to the price-earnings ratio and the level of market interest rates.
The other factor in the price formula is the price-earnings ratio.
Growth stocks tend to exhibit higher price-to-book and price-earnings ratio, lower dividend yields and higher forecasted growth levels.
With this strategy, stock corporations are selected on the basis of three factors: price-earnings ratio, price-to-book ratio, and ratio of company value to operating income (cash flow).
The analyst noted Apple's price-earnings ratio of 14.
With an average price-earnings ratio of six, Ghalibaf Asl said Iranian stocks are attractive to investors inside and outside the country -- even if Iran faces major geopolitical uncertainties and the constant risk of more sanctions.
Is this the same Tyson Foods that notched a 51 percent growth in sales last year and has a price-earnings ratio on its stock of 22-to-1 like a good growth stock should?
For example, if a stock trades at a 10-to-1 price-earnings ratio, a $1 million direct tax savings reflected in earnings per share can enhance stock value by $10 million.
Samsung Electronics Co has the lowest price-earnings ratio among the world's 20 biggest companies, rallied 7.
The company's price-earnings ratio, based on the profits of the last 12 months, has risen to 80 today from 30 at the end of 1995.
Despite solid earnings, Elf lacked the international profile that could improve its price-earnings ratio, which remains relatively low compared to other international oils.