S and P Rating

Business / Finance / S and P Rating: Rating service provided by S&P that indicates the amount of risk involved with different securities.

Price-Book Ratio

Business / Finance / Price-Book Ratio: Compares a stock's market value to the value of total assets less total liabilities (book value). Determined by dividing current stock price by common stockholder equity per share (book value), adjust MORE

Price Value Of A Basis Point (PVBP)

Business / Finance / Price Value Of A Basis Point (PVBP): Also called the dollar value of a basis point; a measure of the change in the price of a bond if the required yield changes by one basis point. MORE

Price Takers

Business / Finance / Price Takers: Individuals who respond to rates and prices by acting as though prices have no influence on them. MORE

Price Support

Business / Agriculture / Price Support: Programs operated by USDA that are intended to raise farm prices when supply exceeds demand and prices are unacceptably low. Support usually is achieved through nonrecourse loans, payments, and purcha MORE

Price-Earnings Ratio

Business / Finance / Price-Earnings Ratio: Shows the multiple of earnings at which a stock sells. Determined by dividing current stock price by current earnings per share (adjusted for stock splits). Earnings per share for the P/E ratio are de MORE

Price-Earnings Ratio (P-E)

Business / Finance / Price-Earnings Ratio (P-E): The market value of a company's stock divided by net income. MORE

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