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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.
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