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2 times our new forward earnings, implying a 128 percent relative price-to-earnings ratio, compared to a three-year average of 100 percent.
Finally, the company's price-to-earnings ratio is considerably less than its projected 15% growth rate as well as at a discount to the S&P 400.
He said the market would likely tolerate a price-to-earnings ratio of 17x this year, which means they will pay 17 times the amount of money the marker will make this 2013.
LinkedIn's IPO is priced at $45, which already gave it an incredible price-to-earnings ratio of 260.
The trailing price-to-earnings ratio in the S&P's materials sector is more than 20 times current earnings compared with 16.
The findings come from a Halifax survey in which the building society calculated the house price-to-earnings ratio of areas across the UK.
The price-to-earnings ratio for the S&P 500 has been higher only in the 1920s, late 1990s and early 2000s.
After understanding the difference between a growth stock and a value stock, and what a stock's price-to-earnings ratio is, he began to consider the types of investments he wanted to make.
Excessive concentrations in either type of annuity have a negative impact on earnings and on the price-to-earnings ratio.
GM was faced with the option of using its own stock, which historically had had a relatively low price-to-earnings ratio, to buy EDS and Hughes, or issuing tracking stocks that would garner higher P/E ratios to make the acquisitions.
Such earnings are Wall Street's bread and butter, the statistic from which the majority of other key statistics flow--such as price-to-earnings ratio and return on equity.