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P/E rationoun [C]

uk   us   (also P/E multiple)
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET abbreviation for price/​earningsratio or price-to-earnings ​ratio: a company's ​shareprice in relation to its ​profits: The P/E ​ratio is a ​keygauge used by the City in ​assessing the ​price of ​shares.
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