P/E Ratio

P/E Ratio stands for Price Earnings Ratio which provides an insight into the extent that the current share price of a company is attractive to investors. It basically measures the price an investor is paying for $1 of the company's earnings.


P/E ratio = Current Price Per Share/Earnings Per Share


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