P/E Ratio (

May 9, 2024

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The Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is a widely used metric to evaluate the valuation of a company’s shares. It is calculated by dividing the market value per share by the earnings per share (EPS). A high P/E ratio could mean that a company’s stock is over-valued, or investors are expecting high growth rates in the future. Conversely, a low P/E ratio might indicate that the company is undervalued or that investors expect future downturns. This ratio is used by investors and analysts to compare the relative value of companies in the same industry or sector.

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