PE (Price Earning) Ratio

Business / Accounting / PE (Price Earning) Ratio: An equation which gives you a very rough estimate as to how much confidence there is in a company's shares (the higher it is the more confidence). The equation is: current share price multiplied by earnings and divided by the number of shares . 'Earnings' means the last published net profit of the company.

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Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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Perpetuity

Business / Finance / Perpetuity: A constant stream of identical cash flows without end, such as a British consol. MORE

Perpetuum Mobile

Entertainment / Music / Perpetuum Mobile: Type of piece characterized by continuous repetitions of a rhythmic pattern at a quick tempo: perpetual motion. MORE

Perquisites

Business / Finance / Perquisites: Personal benefits, including direct benefits, such as the use of a firm car or expense account for personal business, and indirect benefits, such as up-to-date office decoration. MORE

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