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Historically, the stock has traded at a price-to-earnings ratio of 12 to 22, and now at a stock price of about 17 times 2011 earnings estimates, so we think the stock is attractive.
Mr Blanchflower, in a speech in Edinburgh, said: "In my view a correction of approximately one third in house prices does not seem implausible in the UK over a period of two or three years if house price-to-earnings ratios are to be restored to more sustainable levels.
''Stocks of companies which are expected to post strong earnings results and shares with low price-to-earnings ratios were snapped up, pushing up the market overall,'' said Norihiro Fujito, a senior investment strategist at Mitsubishi Securities Co.
"However, Williams-Sonoma is trading at 29.2 times our new forward earnings, implying a 128 percent relative price-to-earnings ratio, compared to a three-year average of 100 percent.
If the forward price-to-earnings ratio [2] of the 1980 S&P 500 had remained constant over that time, earnings growth alone would have boosted the index by 302 points.
But many companies are still overpriced based upon their price-to-earnings ratio," he said this spring, "but when viewed in comparison to the past few years, they're much better than they were."
"In a situation where the price-to-earnings ratio for stock is close to double its historic average, the return to holding a share of stock will be close to half its historic average," the Center for Economic and policy Research asserts in a recent study.
THE BUILDER STOCK PICTURE Price-to-Earnings Ratio S&P 500 P/E UBS Warburg P/E J 5.06 27.33 F 4.92 26.78 M 5.57 28.08 A 5.52 27.22 M 5.31 26.62 J 5.40 26.10 J 5.81 25.67 A 7.24 27.23 S 7.46 24.94 O 7.29 23.96 N 7.59 22.92 D 8.22 22.83 J 8.32 23.74 UBS WARBURG HOME BUILDER COMPOSITE STOCK PRICE January 2001: $32.94 January 2000: $16.13 TAKING STOCK: This chart tracks the price-to-earnings ratio of 14 large- and mid-cap builders and 11 small caps.
The investors quest to discover a single, simple measure for stock market value appears to have ended with the popular acceptance of the price-to-earnings ratio as the arbiter of what constitutes an expensive or cheap market.
According to Reuters Securities 3000, that puts the company's price-to-earnings ratio at a hefty 45.
The price-to-earnings ratio - more commonly referred to as the "p" to "e" (P/E in shorthand) - is considerably higher for major soft-drink makers as compared to beer producers.
On the market side, the stocks were heavily oversold trading at forward price-to-earnings ratio of 5 times which was 11-year low.