Meaning of “P/E ratio” in the English Dictionary


"P/E ratio" in Business English

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P/E rationoun [ C ]

uk us also P/E multiple

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET abbreviation for price/earnings ratio or price-to-earnings ratio: a company's share price in relation to its profits:

The P/E ratio is a key gauge used by the City in assessing the price of shares.

(Definition of “P/E ratio” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)